FILCO® 718 is the result of the condensation process between aliphatic polyamines and fatty acids, serving as a cationic lubricant specifically tailored for glass fiber sizings. It presents as a yellowish liquid and exists in a liquid physical form. Within composite materials, its function primarily revolves around acting as a lubricant compatible with glass fiber reinforcements. Additionally, it boasts a labeling claim of being non-flammable and belongs to the chemical family of polyamines.

Functions: Lubricant

Chemical Family: Polyamines

Technical Data Sheet

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Identification & Functionality

Chemical Family
Composite Materials Functions

Features & Benefits

Labeling Claims
Materials Features

Applications & Uses

Compatible Reinforcements


Physical Form
Yellowish liquid
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
pH (20% in water)5.5 - 7.0-MA148LFE
Viscosity (at 25°C, #2, 20RPM)max. 1000mPa.sMA143LFE

Packaging & Availability

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

FILCO® 718 is supplied in plastic drums, with a net weight of 20 kg.

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
6 months
Storage Conditions

FILCO® 718 should be stored at a temperature between +5°C and +30°C. The maximum suggested storage time is 6 months, in the original package; after that date product must be rechecked.