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EPIKOTE™ Resin 818


EPIKOTE Resin 818 is a low viscosity epoxy resin produced from bisphenol A and F resins diluted with CARDURA™ E10P (glycidyl ester of neodecanoic acid) as a reactive diluent. EPIKOTE 818 is of low volatility and provides no tendency to crystallisation even at sub-zero conditions, low colour and good pigment and filler wetting properties.


  • Low viscosity
  • Low volatility
  • No tendency to crystallization
  • Excellent pigment/filler and substrate wetting
  • Imparts good mechanical  performance

Sales Specification

Property Standard Value Unit Test Method
Color 200 max Pt-Co ASTM D1209
Epoxy Group Content 5140 - 5440 mmol/kg SMS 2026
Viscosity at 25°C 0.8 - 1.2 Pa.s ASTM D445

Typical Properties

Property Standard Value Unit Test Method
Density at 25°C 1.12 kg/L ASTM D4052
Epoxy Equivalent 184 - 195 g/equivalent* SMS 2026
Viscosity 5°C 19.0 Pa.s ASTM D445
Viscosity 10°C 8.2 Pa.s ASTM D445
Viscosity 15°C 3.8 Pa.s ASTM D445
Viscosity 20°C 1.9 Pa.s ASTM D445
Viscosity 25°C 1.0 Pa.s ASTM D445

*number of grams of resin containing 1 equivalent of epoxide (Weight per equivalent, WPE, is an alternative term).