FILCO® 106 is a polyurethane resin available in anionic or non-ionic water emulsion form, renowned for its exceptional hydrolysis stability and precise particle size distribution. It boasts high mechanical shear stability, even when the emulsion is diluted. FILCO® 106 finds application as a film former in glass fiber sizes intended for chopped strand use. It is particularly well-suited for thermoplastic matrices, specifically polyamides, where it contributes to enhancing various properties within these materials.

Functions: Film Former

Chemical Family: Polyurethanes (PU)

Compatible Polymers & Resins: Polyamides

Technical Data Sheet

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Identification & Functionality

Chemical Family
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Features & Benefits

Labeling Claims
Product Highlights

FILCO® 106 is a polyurethane resin in anionic/non-ionic water emulsion

  • Superior hydrolysis stability
  • Narrow particle size distribution
  • High mechanical shear stability of the diluted emulsion

Applications & Uses

Compatible Polymers & Resins
Compatible Reinforcements

FILCO® 106 can be usedas film former for glass fiber sizes for chopped strand for thermoplastic matrices, in particolar polyamides.


Physical Form
Milky liquid
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Solid Content57 - 61%MA145LFE
pH (at 20°C)6 - 8-MA148LFE
Particle Size Distribution
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Average Particle Size300 - 1000nmMA147LFE

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Type
Regional Availability
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • USA
Packaging Information

FILCO® 106 is supplied in steel drums with polyethylene liner, net weight 200 kg .

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
6 months
Storage and Shelf Life Conditions

FILCO® 106 should be stored at temperatures between 5° C and 30°C. Maximum suggested storage time is 6 months from production. After that date the product must be rechecked. During storge a slight settlement can take place, wich can easily be eliminated by careful stirring.