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3000 Series (Amido-amines)

EPIKURE 3015

EPIKURE™ Curing Agent 3015 is a low viscosity amidoamine, low imidazoline content, fastsetting epoxy curing agent based on tall oil fatty acid and polyamines. Applications include electrical encapsulation, adhesives, grout, castings, concrete repair, and river rock mortars.  Benefits include:

  • Good adhesion and chemical resistance
  • Low exotherm and viscosity
  • High filler loading

3000 Series (Amido-amines)

EPIKURE 3030

EPIKURE™ Curing Agent 3030 is a very low viscosity amidoamine, medium imidazoline content epoxy curing agent based on tall oil fatty acid and polyamines. It is moderately fast setting and exhibits excellent epoxy resin compatibility in systems “as is” or with co-curing agents such as EPIKURE Curing Agent 3370. Benefits include:

  • Excellent epoxy resin compatibility
  • Good corrosion resistance
  • Low viscosity, Moderate pot life
  • High filler loading, Excellent wetting characteristics

3000 Series (Amido-amines)

EPIKURE 3046

EPIKURE™ Curing Agent 3046, an aliphatic amidoamine, is in the same class as EPIKURE Curing Agent 3055. The useful combining ratio with EPON™ Resin 828, varying from 35 to 100 parts per 100 parts resin, makes EPIKURE Curing Agent 3046 a very versatile ambient temperature curing agent. Benefits include:

  • Low viscosity
  • Immediate compatibility
  • Long working life
  • Variable combining ratio

3000 Series (Amido-amines)

EPIKURE 3055

EPIKURE™ Curing Agent 3055 is an aliphatic amidoamine. Due to its versatility and convenient working characteristics, it should be considered for room temperature curing applications for epoxy resins and in many applications where elevated temperature curing cycles can be used. W hen EPIKURE 3055 is used as the sole crosslinker, the combining ratio with an epoxy resin can be varied to obtain a wide range of properties. It may also be used in conjunction with other curing agents to vary properties or curing rates. Benefits include:

  • Low viscosity
  • Complete compatibility with conventional epoxy resins
  • Extended pot life
  • Wide range of combining ratios

3100 Series (Polyamides)

EPIKURE 3125

EPIKURE™ Curing Agent 3125 is a medium viscosity reactive polyamide curing agent, based on dimerized fatty acid and poly-amines. This is a general purpose curing agent for epoxy resins that is suitable for many uses including solvent-borne coatings, potting, adhesives, caulks and grouts. EPIKURE Curing Agent 3125 can be used with a wide range of epoxy resins and can be blended with other amine-based hardeners. Benefits include:

  • Excellent adhesion
  • Good water resistance
  • Good toughness and flexibility
  • Good pigment and substrate wetting

3100 Series (Polyamides)

EPIKURE 3140

EPIKURE™ Curing Agent 3140 is a low viscosity reactive polyamide, high imidazoline, moderate molecular weight epoxy curing agent based on dimerized fatty acid and polyamines. Epoxy resin compatibility and thin film curves are very good. Benefits include:

  • Good chemical and corrosion resistance
  • Good water resistance
  • Good pigment and substrate wetting
  • Good adhesion

3100 Series (Polyamides)

EPIKURE 3155

EPIKURE™ Curing Agent 3155 is a low viscosity, modified polyamide epoxy curing agent based on dimerized fatty acid and polyamines. The low viscosity of EPIKURE Curing Agent 3155 allows formulation of products with high levels of pigmentation and use of little or no solvent, depending on end use application. It is well-suited for use in higher solids coating formulations where low volatile organic content (VOC) compliance is required. Benefits include:

  • Good corrosion/chemical resistance
  • Good flexibility
  • Superior epoxy resin compatibility
  • Long pot life
  • Good blush resistance

3100 Series (Polyamides)

EPIKURE 3164

EPIKURE™ Curing Agent 3164 is a proprietary oligomeric polyamine curing agent for structural applications. Epoxy resins cured with EPIKURE Curing Agent 3164 can produce films, castings, or adhesive joints with a high degree of toughness and flexibility. Benefits include:

  • Imparts highly flexible properties
  • Improved toughness compared to conventional polyamines
  • Improved combinations of elongation, strength, modulus, abrasion resistance, and tear resistance in comparison with those given by other "flexibilizing" curing agents
  • Strong low temperature properties of cured formulations
  • Resistant to surface blush and amine exudates

3200 Series (Aliphatic Amines)

EPIKURE 3223

EPIKURE™ Curing Agent 3233 is an unmodified, T403-type polyoxypropylenetriamine that has moderate reactivity, low viscosity, low color, low vapor pressure and high primary amine content. It resists “blush”, “bloom” and “sweat-out” in epoxy compositions. EPIKURE Curing Agent 3233 is a trifunctional primary amine curing agent with the idealized chemical structure shown below. Benefits include:

  • Low viscosity and low vapor pressure
  • Light color and improved color retention compared to conventional amine-cured epoxy systems
  • Long pot life
  • Improved flexibility and good impact resistance

3200 Series (Aliphatic Amines)

EPIKURE 3234

EPIKURE™ Curing Agents 3200, 3223, 3234, and 3245 are unmodified aliphatic amines. They are used in a variety of applications including epoxy curing agents. Due to their tendency to form complexes with atmospheric carbon dioxide, particularly in humid conditions, they are most often formulated, adducted or otherwise reacted to inhibit amine blush. As members of the ethylene amine family, they lend themselves to a wide variety of chemical reactions and end use applications. Benefits include:

  • As members of the ethylene amine family, they lend themselves to a wide variety of chemical reactions and enduse applications.
  • Long pot life
  • Improved flexibility and good impact resistance

3200 Series (Aliphatic Amines)

EPIKURE 3245

EPIKURE™ Curing Agents 3200, 3223, 3234, and 3245 are unmodified aliphatic amines. They are used in a variety of applications including epoxy curing agents. Due to their tendency to form complexes with atmospheric carbon dioxide, particularly in humid conditions, they are most often formulated, adducted or otherwise reacted to inhibit amine blush. Application Include:

  • Epoxy curing agents
  • Polyamides for inks and adhesives
  • Wet strength resins
  • Corrosion inhibitors
  • Oil and fuel additives
  • Chelating agents

3200 Series (Aliphatic Amines)

EPIKURE 3253

EPIKURE™ Curing Agent 3253, a tertiary amine, is tris (dimethyl amino-methyl) phenol. It is most often used as a co-activating accelerator for other epoxy resin curing agents including polyamides, fatty amidoamines, polysulfides and acid anhydrides. Secondary uses include catalysts for urethane elastomers, isocyanurate foams, epoxy homopolymerization and isocyanate trimerization. Benefits include:

  • High reactivity
  • Low viscosity
  • Low vapor pressure
  • Good color

3200 Series (Aliphatic Amines)

EPIKURE 3270

EPIKURE™ Curing Agent 3270, a modified aliphatic amine, is designed to rapidly cure thin sections of epoxy resin formulations at temperatures of 60 °F (15 °C) and above. EPIKURE 3270 is of special interest for decorative flooring and high-build coating applications because 100 percent reactive formulations of this type cure rapidly to clear, tough, mar-resistant films over a wide ambient temperature and relative humidity range. High-build floor coatings have been applied in one day and opened to traffic after an overnight cure period. Additionally, EPIKURE Curing Agent 3270 is well suited for fast setting equal volume adhesives. Benefits include:

  • Light color
  • Good mar resistance
  • Resistance to amine carbonate formation (“blush”, “bloom” or “sweat-out”)
  • Convenient combining ratio

3200 Series (Aliphatic Amines)

EPIKURE 3271

EPIKURE™ Curing Agent 3271 is a modified aliphatic amine, low to moderate viscosity, fastsetting, high temperature resistant epoxy curing agent.  Benefits include:

  • Low viscosity; Fast-setting
  • High heat distortion temperatures
  • Modest blush resistance
  • Excellent chemical resistance

3200 Series (Aliphatic Amines)

EPIKURE 3274

EPIKURE™ Curing Agent 3274, a moderately reactive, low viscosity aliphatic amine, is water insensitive and resists “blushing” “bloom’’ and “sweat-out” in epoxy compositions cured in high humidity environments. Other features are light color, improved color retention as compared to conventional amine cured epoxy systems, and long pot life. Benefits include:

  • Low color
  • Blush free
  • Sweat free

3200 Series (Aliphatic Amines)

EPIKURE 3282

EPIKURE™ Curing Agent 3282, a very reactive modified aliphatic amine adduct, has been developed for applications where relatively short cure periods at room temperature are required. EPIKURE Curing Agent 3282 is normally used at a weight ratio of 20 parts per 100 parts of liquid epoxy resin. Thin sections, where exothermic heat is readily dissipated, require 4 to 8 hours for the composition to cure to handling strength. The composition reaches full cure after 4 to 7 days.

  • Short cure time at room temperature
  • Good chemical resistance
  • Pot life compositions is highly dependent on the volume of the mixture

3200 Series (Aliphatic Amines)

EPIKURE 3290

EPIKURE™ Curing Agent 3290 is a modified aliphatic amine, light colored, low viscosity epoxy curing agent. Systems cured with EPIKURE 3290 exhibit excellent solvent resistance. Mix ratios are less critical than standard polyamines. Benefits include:

  • Reduced vapor pressure
  • Low shrinkage
  • Less critical mix ratios
  • Good chemical resistance
  • Low mixed viscosity

3200 Series (Aliphatic Amines)

EPIKURE 3295

EPIKURE™ Curing Agent 3295, a very low viscosity aliphatic amine adduct, is recommended for curing epoxy resins at room or moderately elevated temperatures. Its reduced vapor pressure, less critical combining ratio, superior electrical properties, and non-fuming characteristics make it safer and more convenient to handle than the aliphatic polyamines such as diethylenetriamine. EPIKURE 3295 is ideally suited for many casting, laminating, and impregnation operations and certain coating applications. It can be diluted with water and is useful as a curing agent for aqueous resin systems. Applications include:

  • Brush head potting compounds
  • Laminated and cast tooling
  • High-build maintenance coatings
  • Water-dilutable adhesives
 

3300 Series (Cyclo-aliphatic Amines)

EPIKURE 3370

EPIKURE™ Curing Agent 3370 is a low viscosity, modified cycloaliphatic amine capable of effecting thorough cures in epoxy resin systems at normal room temperature. Applications include industrial and chemical resistane floor toppings, light colored casting, and tank lining application. Benefits include:

  • Good overnight cure development
  • Moderate resistance to blush or "sweat-out"
  • High degree of chemical resistance
  • Light color