FILCO® 8276 is a milky liquid epoxy resin in a non-ionic water emulsion, characterized by its pure epoxy resin composition, narrow particle size distribution, and high mechanical shear stability in diluted emulsion form. It serves as a film for glass fiber sizes and is ideal for applications such as filament winding roving, panel roving, and woven roving. It offers versatility and can be used alone or in conjunction with other emulsions.

Functions: Film Former

Chemical Family: Epoxy & Epoxy Derivatives

Processing Methods: Filament Winding

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Identification & Functionality

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Features & Benefits

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FILCO® 8276 is an epoxy resin in non ionic water emulsion.

  • Pure epoxy resin
  • Epoxy equivalent ~ 430
  • Narrow particle size distribution
  • High mechanical shear stability of the diluted emulsion.

Applications & Uses

Composites Processing Methods
Applications

FILCO® 8276 can be used, alone or in combination with other emulsions, as film former for glass fiber sizes for:

  • Filament winding roving
  • Panel roving
  • Woven roving

Properties

Physical Form
Appearance
Milky liquid
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Viscosity (at 25°C, #3, 20rpm)max. 5000mPa.sMA143LFE
Solid Content58 - 62%MA145LFE
pH (at 20°C)7 - 9-MA148LFE
Epoxy Equivalent Weight (on dry resin)380 - 480gMA 149LFE
Particle Size Distribution
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Average Particle Size150 - 600nmMA147LFE

Packaging & Availability

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

FILCO® 8276 is supplied in steel drums with polyethylene liner, net weight 200 kg .

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
6 months
Storage and Shelf Life Conditions

FILCO® 8276 should be stored at temperatures between 5° C and 30°C. Maximum suggested storage time is 6 months from production. After that date the product must be rechecked. During storge a slight settlement can take place, wich can easily be eliminated by careful stirring.