FILCO® 540 is a polyurethane resin expertly dispersed within a non-ionic water dispersion, designed as a film former in glass fiber sizings. Its appearance resembles that of a milky liquid. Notable product characteristics include its composition as an aliphatic polyurethane resin, derived from PC-based polyester polyol, existing in a non-ionic emulsion form, showcasing high mechanical shear stability even in diluted emulsions, and featuring a narrow particle size distribution.

Functions: Film Former

Chemical Family: Polyurethanes (PU)

Technical Data Sheet

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Identification & Functionality

Chemical Family
Composite Materials Functions

Features & Benefits

Characteristics
  • Aliphatic polyurethane resin
  • PC-based polyester polyol
  • Non-ionic emulsion
  • High mechanical shear stability of the diluted emulsion
  • Narrow particle size distribution
Characteristics of Film
  • Clear
  • Very tough and not tacky
  • Very low yellowing after drying at high temperature
  • High abrasion resistance

Applications & Uses

Compatible Reinforcements

Properties

Physical Form
Appearance
Milky liquid
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Solid Content40%MA145LFE
Glass Transition Temperature (Tg)0°F-
pH6-MA148LFE
Particle Size Distribution
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Average Particle Size650nmMA147LFE

Packaging & Availability

Regional Availability
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • USA

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
6 months
Storage and Shelf Life Conditions

FILCO® 540 should be stored in closed containers away from direct sun rays, at temperature between +5 and +30°C. In these conditions maximum suggested storage time is 6 months from production, in the original package. After that date product must be rechecked.Prevent from freezing.