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Thermoset Epoxy (EP)

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Epoxy (EP)
Property Value in metric unit Value in US unit
Density 1.15 *10³ kg/m³ 71.8 lb/ft³
Modulus of elasticity 2.5 GPa 360 ksi
Tensile strength 60 MPa 8700 psi
Elongation 4 % 4 %
Flexural yield strength 120 MPa 17400 psi
Compressive strength 140 MPa 20300 psi
Thermal expansion (20 ºC) 50*10-6 ºCˉ¹ 28*10-6 in/(in* ºF)
Thermal conductivity 0.17 W/(m*K) 1.18 BTU*in/(hr*ft²*ºF)
Specific heat capacity 1100 J/(kg*K) 0.26 BTU/(lb*ºF)
Maximum work temperature 180 ºC 356 ºF
  • High strength;
  • Excellent corrosion resistance;
  • Excellent dimension stability;
  • Excellent toughness;
  • Good dielectrical properties;
  • Low shrinkage;
  • Good adhesion.

Applications: electrical molding, electrical circuits (reinforced with glass fiber), protective coating, pipe fittings, adhesive, rocket motors components (reinforced with glass-filament-wound), sinks, coating for wear resistant industrial floors, encapsulation.

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