FILCO® 8003 is a specialized modified epoxy resin presented in a non-ionic water emulsion, characterized by a narrow particle size distribution. This formulation ensures precision and uniformity in application. Noteworthy for its excellent shelf life, FILCO 8003 benefits from hydrolitic resistance, contributing to long-term stability and reliability. This epoxy resin, with its finely tuned characteristics, stands as a dependable choice for various applications requiring controlled particle size distribution and extended shelf life.

Functions: Film Former

Chemical Family: Epoxy & Epoxy Derivatives

Technical Data Sheet

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Identification & Functionality

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Features & Benefits

Labeling Claims
Product Highlights

FILCO® 8003 is a modified epoxy resin in non ionic water emulsion:

  • narrow particle size distribution
  • good shelf life owing to hydrolitic resistance
Characteristics of Film
  • Soft
  • Glass transition temperature TG ~ 0 °C
  • High thermal stability
  • Not yellowing at high temperature
  • Soluble in styrene.

Applications & Uses

Compatible Reinforcements

Properties

Physical Form
Appearance
Milky liquid
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Viscosity (at 25°C, #3, 20rpm)1500mPa.sMA143LFE
Solid Content54%MA145LFE
pH (at 20°C)8-MA148LFE
Epoxy Equivalent Weight (on dry resin)500gMA 149LFE
Particle Size Distribution
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Average Particle Size300nmMA147LFE

Packaging & Availability

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

FILCO® 8003 is supplied in steel drums with polyethylene liner, net weight 200 kg

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
6 months
Storage and Shelf Life Conditions

FILCO® 8003 should be stored in closed drums away from direct sun rays, at a temperature between + 5°C and + 30°C. Maximum suggested storage time is 6 months from production, in the original package. After that date product must be rechecked. During storage a slight syneresis can take place, which can easily be eliminated by careful stirring.