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EPIKOTE™ Resin 828EL

Description

EPIKOTE Resin 828EL is a medium viscosity liquid epoxy resin produced from bisphenolA resin and epichlorohydrin. It contains no diluent. The principal feature of this resin is its low hydrolysable chlorine content.

Benefits

  • Low hydrolysable chlorine
  • Medium viscosity
  • Good pigment wetting
  • Imparts high mechanical performance
  • Imparts good chemical resistance
  • Low hydrolysable chlorine
  • Medium viscosity
  • Good pigment wetting
  • Imparts high mechanical performance
  • Imparts good chemical resistance

Sales Specification

Property Standard Value Unit Test Method
Colour 100 max Pt-Co ASTM D1209
Epoxy Group Content 5260 - 5380 mmol/kg SMS 2026
Hydrolysable chlorine 200 max mg/kg SMS 2739
Total Chlorine 1800 max mg/kg LPM 2873
Viscosity at 25°C 12.5 - 14.5 Pa.s* ASTM D445

* 1 Pa.s = 10 Poise

Typical Properties

Property Standard Value Unit Test Method
Density at 25°C 1.16 kg/L ASTM D4052
Epoxy Molar Mass 186 - 190 g/equivalent* SMS 2026
Flash Point (PMCC) >150 °C ASTM D93

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