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UV stable

Classic epoxy resin systems are based on DGEBA and thus show a certain degree of yellowing when exposed to UV light. ipox has developed products that offer clear advantages here.

 

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Reactive diluents

ProductChemical nameStructureCASEEW g/eqViscosity at 25ยฐC mPaโ€ขsGardner colour maxWater solubilityFurther attributesIndustriesAttributes
ipox RD 14Neopentylglykol-diglycidyletherstructure17557-23-2150 โ€“ 16015 โ€“ 252comparable to ipox RD 18; improved price/performance ratio; low volatilityConstruction chemistryPaints and coatingsFibersPerformance ChemicalsComposites and 3D printingUV stableVOC-freeFast curing
ipox RD 14 ecoNeopentylglykol-diglycidyletherstructure17557-23-2150 โ€“ 16015 โ€“ 252comparable to ipox RD 18; improved price/performance ratio; low volatilityConstruction chemistryPaints and coatingsFibersPerformance ChemicalsComposites and 3D printingUV stableVOC-freeFast curingEco-line
ipox RD 172-Ethyl-Hexyl-glycidyletherstructure2461-15-6210 โ€“ 2302 โ€“ 41very good dilution performance; low odor; self-emulsifying characterConstruction chemistryPaints and coatingsFibersPerformance ChemicalsComposites and 3D printingUV stableVOC-free
ipox RD 181,6-Hexandiol-diglycidyletherstructure933999-84-916096-31-4147 โ€“ 16115 โ€“ 251mechanical properties are little affected; very good chemical resistanceConstruction chemistryPaints and coatingsFibersPerformance ChemicalsComposites and 3D printingUV stableVOC-freeFast curing
ipox RD 19Polyoxypropylenglycol-diglycidyletherstructure26142-30-3 Polymer280 โ€“ 35030 โ€“ 701results in impact resistant resin systems; hydrophobic characterConstruction chemistryPaints and coatingsPerformance ChemicalsComposites and 3D printingUV stableVOC-freeFast curing
ipox RD 20Trimethylolpropane-polyglycidyletherstructure30499-70-8 Polymer140 โ€“ 150120 โ€“ 1802accelerating effect; high degree of crosslinking; glass transition temperature is only slightly affectedConstruction chemistryPaints and coatingsFibersPerformance ChemicalsComposites and 3D printingUV stableVOC-freeFast curing
ipox RD 21Poly(tetramethylene-oxide)-diglycidyletherstructure26951-52-0 Polymer395 โ€“ 445140 โ€“ 1902results in impact resistant resin systems; hydrophobic characterConstruction chemistryPaints and coatingsPerformance ChemicalsComposites and 3D printingUV stableVOC-free
ipox RD 24C12-C14-glycidyletherstructure68609-97-2270 โ€“ 3135 โ€“ 101very good dilution performance; hydrophobic character; only low volatilityConstruction chemistryPaints and coatingsFibersPerformance ChemicalsComposites and 3D printingUV stableVOC-free
ipox RD 31,4-Butanediol-diglycidyletherstructure2425-79-8130 โ€“ 14512 โ€“ 221best difunctional thinner; mechanical properties are little affected; very good solvent resistanceConstruction chemistryPaints and coatingsFibersPerformance ChemicalsComposites and 3D printingUV stableVOC-freeFast curing
ipox RD 3 eco1,4-Butanediol-diglycidyletherstructure2425-79-8130 โ€“ 14512 โ€“ 221best difunctional thinner; mechanical properties are little affected; very good solvent resistanceConstruction chemistryPaints and coatingsFibersPerformance ChemicalsComposites and 3D printingUV stableVOC-freeFast curingEco-line
ipox RD 61C12-C14-EOx-glycidylether-Polymer470 โ€“ 50015 โ€“ 252results in impact resistant resin systems; hydrophobic characterPaints and coatingsFibersPerformance ChemicalsComposites and 3D printingUV stableVOC-free

Bonding agents / crosslinkers

ProductChemical nameStructureCASEEW g/eqViscosity at 25ยฐC mPaโ€ขsGardner colour maxWater solubilityFurther attributesIndustriesAttributes
ipox CL 12Glycerol-polyglycidyletherstructure90529-77-4140 โ€“ 150160 โ€“ 2001good dilution performance; very good wetting performance; hydrophilic characterConstruction chemistryPaints and coatingsFibersPerformance ChemicalsComposites and 3D printingUV stableVOC-freeFast curing
ipox CL 12 ecoGlycerol-polyglycidyletherstructure90529-77-4140 โ€“ 150160 โ€“ 2001good dilution performance; very good wetting performance; hydrophilic characterConstruction chemistryPaints and coatingsFibersPerformance ChemicalsComposites and 3D printingUV stableVOC-freeFast curingEco-line
ipox CL 12WGlycerol-polyglycidyletherstructure90529-77-4130 โ€“ 150120 โ€“ 1801good dilution performance; very good wetting performance; hydrophilic characterConstruction chemistryPaints and coatingsFibersPerformance ChemicalsComposites and 3D printingUV stableVOC-freeFast curing
ipox CL 16Pentaerythritol-polyglycidyletherstructure3126-63-430973-88-7 Polymer156 โ€“ 170900 โ€“ 12002aliphatic epoxy resin; high degree of crosslinkingPaints and coatingsFibersPerformance ChemicalsComposites and 3D printingUV stableVOC-freeFast curing
ipox CL 16 ecoPentaerythritol-polyglycidyletherstructure3126-63-430973-88-7 Polymer156 โ€“ 170900 โ€“ 12002aliphatic epoxy resin; high degree of crosslinkingPaints and coatingsFibersPerformance ChemicalsComposites and 3D printingUV stableVOC-freeFast curingEco-line
ipox CL 60Polyglycidylether of ethoxylated Trimethylolpropane-Polymer370 โ€“ 490240 โ€“ 3804aliphatic epoxy resin; very hydrophilic character; very soluble in waterConstruction chemistryPaints and coatingsFibersPerformance ChemicalsComposites and 3D printingUV stableVOC-free
ipox RD 20Trimethylolpropane-polyglycidyletherstructure30499-70-8
Polymer
140 โ€“ 150120 โ€“ 1802good dilution performance; aliphatic epoxy resin; hydrophobic characterConstruction chemistryPaints and coatingsFibersPerformance ChemicalsComposites and 3D printingUV stableVOC-freeFast curing
ipox RD 20 ecoTrimethylolpropane-polyglycidyletherstructure30499-70-8
Polymer
140 โ€“ 150120 โ€“ 1802good dilution performance; aliphatic epoxy resin; hydrophobic characterConstruction chemistryPaints and coatingsFibersPerformance ChemicalsComposites and 3D printingUV stableVOC-freeFast curingEco-line

Cycloaliphatic epoxy resins

ProductChemical nameCASEEW g/eqViscosity at 25ยฐC mPaโ€ขsGardner colour maxFurther attributesIndustriesAttributes
ipox ER 15Hydrogenated BPA-diglycidylether13410-58-7 30583-72-3225 โ€“ 2452000 โ€“ 37001cycloaliphatic epoxy resin; very hydrophobic characterConstruction chemistryPaints and coatingsFibersPerformance ChemicalsComposites and 3D printingUV stableVOC-free
ipox ER 15 ecoHydrogenated BPA-diglycidylether13410-58-7 30583-72-3225 โ€“ 2452000 โ€“ 37001cycloaliphatic epoxy resin; very hydrophobic characterConstruction chemistryPaints and coatingsFibersPerformance ChemicalsComposites and 3D printingUV stableVOC-freeEco-line
ipox ER 15-1Hydrogenated BPA-diglycidylether13410-58-7 30583-72-3210 โ€“ 2251500 โ€“ 25001cycloaliphatic epoxy resin; very hydrophobic characterConstruction chemistryPaints and coatingsFibersPerformance ChemicalsComposites and 3D printingUV stableVOC-free

Modified amine hardeners

ProductChemical baseHEW g/eqViscosity at 25ยฐC mPaโ€ขsGardner colour maxGel time (min)100g,23ยฐC,DGEBADescriptionWithout VOCs*PrimersMortarsscreedsPigmentedcoatingsDecorative coatingsIndustriesAttributes
ipox EH 2047modified cycloaliphatic amines75200 โ€“ 300130excellent surfaces, curing at T > 10ยฐC, low yellowing tendencyConstruction chemistryPaints and coatingsComposites and 3D printingUV stable
ipox EH 2048Modified cycloalephatic amines9550 โ€“ 200125very good curing at T > 10ยฐC, extremely low yellowing tendency, viscoplastic modified----Construction chemistryPaints and coatingsComposites and 3D printingUV stable
ipox EH 2061modified cycloaliphatic amines92150 โ€“ 2501100excellent surfaces, long working time, very low tendency to yellowingConstruction chemistryPaints and coatingsComposites and 3D printingUV stable
ipox EH 2062modified cycloaliphatic amines100350 โ€“ 600145faster through-curing than EH 2061, very good chemical resistance, very low yellowing tendencyConstruction chemistryPaints and coatingsComposites and 3D printingUV stable
ipox EH 2072modified cycloaliphatic amines115350 โ€“ 450170excellent surfaces, long working time, very low yellowing tendency, very good early water resistanceConstruction chemistryPaints and coatingsComposites and 3D printingUV stable
ipox EH 2216modified cycloaliphatic amines64650 โ€“ 850512low-temperature curing agent for epoxy resins, very fast through-curing----Construction chemistryPaints and coatingsComposites and 3D printingUV stableVOC-freeFast curing

Water-based amine hardeners

ProductChemical baseHEW g/eqViscosity at 25ยฐC mPaโ€ขsGardner colour maxFurther attributesDescriptionIndustriesAttributes
ipox EH 2410Wmodified polyamine adduct in water22011000 โ€“ 21000864 โ€“ 66excellent adhesion to damp substrates and steel, fast drying and through-curingConstruction chemistryPaints and coatingsUV stableVOC-free