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Clear Epoxy Resin & Catalyst

Buy Clear Epoxy Resin and Catalyst/Hardener at the best prices at UEL RESINS & FIBERGLASS LTD and get delivery in Kampala and other towns in Uganda. The resin is supplied together with epoxy hardener for a mixing ratio of 2:1.

UEL is the only prominent supplier of epoxy resin and epoxy hardener for casting applications in the country. Not only are our prices the cheapest for both whole sale and retail buyers, but our epoxy resin products are known for their reliability and versatility.

The epoxy resin we supply is a  clear epoxy casting resin system often used for river tables, bar-tops and other clear casting applications that need long pot-life with low exotherm properties.

Quantities are supplied in 1 KG, 5 KG, 20 KG and Drum Packs – 225 KG. Epoxy Hardener is supplied as 0.5 KG for half of the Epoxy Resin weight, for example 1 KG epoxy resin, supplied with 0.5 Kg epoxy hardener. 

 

SKU: UEL-RESIN-01 Categories: ,

Description

This resin is a clear epoxy laminating system formulated to produce clear laminates, coats or fillers with good UV stability.
It is easy to use, cures at ambient temperature and is self levelling.

MIXING RATIO:
By weight: 100 + 40, By volume 2 + 1

WARNING: The mixing ratio must be accurately followed. It is not possible to change the ratio, this would result in lower mechanical properties. The mixture should be thoroughly stirred to ensure full homogeneity.

It is important to note that epoxy systems tend to heat up much faster in a pot than as a thin film. It is therefore necessary to only mix the necessary amount usable within the given pot life. Keeping the mixture in flat open containers reduces the risks of exothermic reaction.

APPLICATION:
The standard procedure of working with epoxy systems applies to this resin. The system can be applied by hand, infusion and injection.
Can be used with additives to produce fillers.
The system is clear and has good UV resistance.

When using with glass fabrics, aramid (Kevlar) or Carbon Fibre, the resin required to wet out is approx 1:1 by weight of the fabric. It is advisable to mix an extra 50% resin to compensate for wastage on brushes/rollers and mixing pots.

Not suitable for use with emulsion bound chopped strand mat, but can be used with powder bound mat.

CURING:
Workshop conditions 18 to 25ºC, 70% humidity maximum.
Pot life 40 minutes (100g @ 23ºC)
Film touch dry 2½ hours.
Film hard and sandable 12 hours.
Full cure 7 days or post cure for 8 hours @ 60ºC.

MECHANICAL PROPERTIES:
Tensile strength         80 MPa
Flexural strength       120 MPa
Tensile modulus        3,500 MPa
Flexural modulus      3,400 MPa
Tg.                           50ºC  (20ºC cure)
Max Tg.                   75ºC  (8h @ 60ºC)

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES:
Resin aspect                 Purple liquid
Hardener aspect           Clear liquid
Resin viscosity              1,500 mPas
Hardener viscosity        70 mPas
Viscosity of mixture      400 mPas
Density of mixture 1.1
Absolute values at 23ºC

STORAGE:
Shelf life is one year in sealed containers as provided. Keep containers away from heat or cold.

HEALTH & SAFETY:
It is advisable to follow basic rules such as avoiding skin contact, wear masks when producing dust. In case of eye contamination, wash with water and seek medical advice.

The data in this document is the result of tests and is believed to be accurate. We do not accept any responsibility over the mishandling of these products and our liability is limited to the value of the products we manufacture and supply.

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1KG, 5KG, 20 KG, DRUM – 225 KG