FILCO® 8000 is a polyurethane resin that comes in the form of a milky liquid, dispersed non-ionically in water. It serves as a film specifically designed for use in glass fiber sizings. This product boasts an aliphatic polyurethane resin composition and is characterized by its non-ionic emulsion, which provides high mechanical shear stability for the diluted emulsion along with a narrow particle size distribution.

Functions: Film Former

Chemical Family: Polyurethanes (PU)

Compatible Polymers & Resins: Polyamides

Technical Data Sheet

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Identification & Functionality

Chemical Family
Composite Materials Functions

Features & Benefits

Product Characteristics
  • Aliphatic polyurethane resin.
  • Non-ionic emulsion.
  • High mechanical shear stability of the diluted emulsion.
  • Narrow particle size distribution.

Applications & Uses

Compatible Polymers & Resins
Compatible Reinforcements

Properties

Physical Form
Appearance
Milky liquid
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Solid Content37%MA145LFE
pH8-MA148LFE
Average Particle Size500nmMA147LFE
Glass Transition Temperature (Tg)-22°F-

Packaging & Availability

Regional Availability
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • USA

Storage & Handling

Storage and Shelf Life Conditions
  • FILCO 8000 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.