FILCO® 470 is a product which is a self-emulsifying saturated bisphenolic polyester resin, appearing as a clear or hazy, viscous resin. Notably, FILCO® 470 product is flammable and showcases material traits including a soft and tacky texture, translucency, and self-emulsifiability.

Functions: Film Former

Chemical Family: Bisphenols, Polyesters

Compatible Polymers & Resins: Unsaturated Polyester (UPE)

Technical Data Sheet

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Identification & Functionality

Chemical Family
Composite Materials Functions
Product Families

Features & Benefits

Materials Features
Characteristics of Film
  • clear
  • soft - tacky
  • compatible with unsaturated polyester and other thermosets
  • very quickly soluble in styrene.

Applications & Uses

Compatible Polymers & Resins
Compatible Reinforcements
Application Characteristics
  • soft films, quickly soluble in styrene
  • quick impregnation
  • high translucency


Clear/hazy, viscous resin
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Solid Content80%MA145LFE
Glass Transition Temperature (Tg)-11°F-
Viscosity (at 25°C, #3, 20rpm)2000 - 6000mPa.sMA143LFE
Acid Number20 - 28mg KOH/gMA144LFE

Packaging & Availability

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

FILCO® 470 is supplied in steel drums, net weight 200 kg.

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
12 months
Storage and Shelf Life Conditions

FILCO® 470 should be stored in closed containers away from direct sun rays, at a temperatur between + 5°C and + 30°C. Maximum suggested storage time is 12 months from production, in the original package. After that date the product must be rechecked.