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Epic Resins

Epic Resins

 

Epic Resins has been formulating compounds for industry since 1958. Quality, service and competitive pricing have always been the key element of our philosophy and the reasons for our continued growth. We believe that these elements are vital in maintaining the excellent relationships we've established with our customers.

EPIC Resins is a major ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified epoxy formulator. Our potting compounds are based on one and two-component epoxy resin and two-component polyurethane resin chemistries. They are solvent-free liquid, 100 percent solids formulated epoxy and polyurethane resin systems. EPIC potting compounds are designed to efficiently fixture and encapsulate, while also protecting from adverse environmental, mechanical, thermal and electrical stresses. Our potting compounds also provide excellent electrical insulation to extend the life cycles and enhance the performance of potted electrical and electronic devices.

The following are just a few examples of the many standard and custom formulated versions of material offered by Epic Resins.

Specialty Adhesives
0104
Epic 0104 is a single component epoxy paste designed for metal to metal bonds where chemical resistance is an important design factor. 0104 has a shelf life stability of 3 months at room temperature.

0108
Epic 0108 is a one component, slightly thixotropic epoxy that features moderate temperature cure combined with outstanding stability at normal ambient temperatures. Because it is a one component system, there is no need for mixing. 0108 reacts relatively quickly at moderate temperatures and features good adhesion to many plastic and metal substrates.

0114
Epic 0114 is a one component, rigid epoxy adhesive. It features excellent physical properties and good adhesion to metal. 0114 is a high viscosity adhesive that cures in one hour at 300 degrees F and exhibits tensile shear strength of 3,500 psi.

0122
Epic 0122 is a one component epoxy adhesive designed for bonding glass to metal. 0122 is a thixotropic paste that is ideal for vertical bonding. It offers high strength and resists yellowing.

0123
Epic 0123 is a one component, epoxy paste adhesive. It is engineered to bond delicate electronic instruments and to withstand temperatures in excess of 120 degrees C.

S7044
Epic S7044 is an unfilled, low viscosity, two component epoxy adhesive especially formulated for high performance bonding applications. S7044 features excellent tensile shear strength at elevated temperatures up to 300 degrees F and a convenient mix ratio. It requires only a moderate temperature curing schedule in order to develop optimum cured properties.

S7055
Epic S7055 is a two component, 1 to 1 mix ratio by weight, epoxy adhesive. It is a thixotropic paste that exhibits a tensile shear strength of more than 3,000 psi when cured at room temperature. S7055 is an excellent adhesive for polyester or epoxy composites.

S7100
Epic S7100 is a two component, room temperature cure epoxy adhesive. It features medium viscosity, a convenient 4 to 1 mix ratio and tensile shear strength of 3,400 psi. S7100 is an outstanding adhesive for applications that require high tensile shear strength and room temperature cure.

General Purpose Adhesives
S7068
Epic S7068 is a two component, high strength, structural epoxy adhesive designed for bonding fiberglass reinforced plastics and metals. It adheres well to most SMC formulations with little or no surface preparation. It offers mix ratio flexibility and good peel strength.

Rl003/H5002
Epic R1003/H5002 is a low viscosity, filled epoxy adhesive for either batch or plural component spray gun processing. It is free flowing and nonabrasive thereby eliminating check valve plugging and reducing equipment wear. A structural adhesive, R1003 will bond materials at ambient temperatures ranging from -53 degrees C to 121 degrees C depending on your choice of hardener. When combined with the appropriate hardeners, Epic R1003 develops excellent structural bonds with metal, wood and plastics, including foams.

S7005
Epic S7005 is a versatile, solvent free, room temperature cure epoxy adhesive. It provides excellent bond strength for a wide variety of materials, including difficult to bond vinyl substrates. S7005 is particularly useful in fabricating paint rollers and flat pads. It contains no volatiles thereby minimizing air pollution. The elimination of solvents minimizes fire hazards and reduces the need for frequent viscosity adjustments resulting from solvent evaporation. S7005 has a convenient 2 to 1 mix ratio and is designed for meter mix/dispense applications.

S7016
Epic S7016 is a two component, medium viscosity epoxy adhesive. It features a convenient 1 to 1 mix ratio, a working life of 3 hours and good adhesion to many plastics. S7016 has been formulated with a less abrasive filler, which makes it ideal for meter mix/dispense applications.

S7033
Epic S7033 is a general purpose, versatile epoxy paste adhesive with a convenient 1 to 1 mix ratio. S7033 features a two hour pot life, tensile shear of 2,800 psi and an overnight cure to handling strength.

S7045
Epic S7045 is a two component, extremely fast curing epoxy adhesive. The 1 to 1 mix ratio, rapid cure and good adhesion offered by this system make it ideal for many applications. It is particularly useful for field repairs. Epic S7045 is recommended for bonding wood, metal, plastics and concrete.

S7069
Epic S7069 is a premium grade, completely reactive, solvent-free, two component epoxy adhesive that is especially designed for use in the assembly of paint pads and rollers. It features a convenient mix ratio and a relatively long working life. Because S7069 contains no solvents, air pollution and fire hazards are significantly reduced.

S7088
Epic S7088 is a two component epoxy adhesive especially designed for adhering aluminum to polystyrene and urethane foam. It offers a convenient 1 to 1 mix ratio with a non-settling formula and non-abrasive fillers that make it suitable for meter mix/dispense systems.

Electrically Conductive Adhesives
0113
Epic 0113 is an electrically Conductive, silver-filled, one component epoxy adhesive. 0113 features excellent conductivity and good adhesion to aluminum, copper and brass.

S7023
Epic S7023 is a two component, electrically conductive, silver-filled epoxy adhesive. S7023 features a convenient 1 to 1 mix ratio, excellent conductivity and good adhesion to aluminum, copper and brass.

S7076
Epic S7076 is a two component, 100% solids, carbon-filled, electrically conductive epoxy system. It features excellent adhesion to most substrates, flexibility, non-sag and low weight per gallon. Epic S7076 can be brushed on or rolled out and can be easily mixed by hand or with automatic mixing and dispensing equipment. The thixotropic properties of Epic S7076 prevent running or dripping during application. It can be used as an electrostatic coating or as an electrically conductive adhesive.

Filter Applications
S7161
Epic S7161 is a two component urethane casting system formulated for use in the fabrication of filters. This product features controlled wicking, excellent chemical resistance and fast cure meter mix/dispense applications.

S7189
Epic S7189 is a two component epoxy casting system designed specifically for filter end caps. The features of this system are controlled wicking, excellent chemical resistance and fast cure rates. The 3 to 1 mix ratio by volume and non-abrasive filler make it well suited for meter mix/dispense applications. The standard color for this product is neutral.

S7214
Epic S7214 is a two component polyurethane casting compound. S7214 has been designed with a fast gel time and rapid hardness development. S7214 has been formulated for applications where excellent chemical resistance and chemical resistance at an elevated temperature are an important design criteria. S7214A is pigmented blue and S7214B is dyed yellow, when mixed the resulting castings become a dark green color.

FDA 7227
Epic FDA 7227 is a two component epoxy adhesive designed for the manufacture of filters that need to comply with the FDA's CFR 175.300. FDA 7227 has been designed for either hand or machine processing and can be cured at ambient or elevated temperature. FDA 7227 does not exhibit excessive wicking with most filter medias and bonds well to most metal filter endcaps.

Electronic Application Epoxies
TC 0118
Epic Propreg TC0118 is a single component 100% solids epoxy resin system designed for impregnation of coils, transformers, motors and other electrical items that require insulating. EPIC Preg TC0118 has outstanding shelf stability, low viscosity and good electrical properties. EPIC Preg TC0118 can be used as a potting resin, dip process resin, or VPI. resin system. EPIC Preg TC0118 is filled with silica for systems that require thermal conductivity.

0156
Epic 0156 is a single component 100% solids epoxy resin system designed for impregnation of coils, transformers, motors and other electrical items that require insulating. 0156 has outstanding shelf stability, excellent chemical resistance and good electrical properties.

S7151
Epic S7151 is a two component general purpose epoxy potting / casting compound. S7151 is an excellent choice for many potting applications and features a meter-mix friendly 3:1 mix ratio by volume, very low shrinkage and good adhesion to both metal and plastic cases. S7151 retains a high gloss in the cured state resulting in very attractive parts.

S7188
Epic S7188 is a fire resistant, two component, filled epoxy potting and casting system. S7188 features a low mixed viscosity to allow for complete air release, a convenient 3:1 mix ratio by volume and very low shrinkage. S7188 is UL 94 V-0 recognized at 5.8 mm, making it an excellent choice for applications requiring a flame retardant potting compound.

S7341
Epic S7341 is a two component, water clear epoxy potting compound designed with a low exotherm of less than 85C in a 185 gram mass. This product offers a very convenient mix ratio of 2:1 by volume, making it very meter mix and dispense friendly. The clarity of the S7341 allows for reading of bar codes through a 1/4" cross section. Very good electrical properties and water resistance makes this product an excellent choice for use in applications that are subjected to harsh environmental conditions.

R1074/H4029
Epic R1074/H4029 is a grey, premium fire retardant epoxy potting compound featuring excellent electrical properties and a long working life. The R1074/H4029 offers a 1:1 mix ratio by volume and even viscosity between the resin and hardener make it extremely meter mix and dispense friendly. There is also a faster setting, black colored version of this system numbered R1074/H4030. This system is UL 94 V-0 recognized at 6.0mm.

R1055/H5083
Epic R1055/H5083 is a vacuum grade modified epoxy system that is designed to achieve penetration of tightly wound electrical coils. The system cures at ambient temperatures thereby affording the user the opportunity to reduce substantial energy costs normally associated with heat curing systems. EPIC R1055/H5083 features a good combination of physical and electrical properties that qualify the compound for potting high voltage power supplies. The R1055/H5083 is appropriate for devices with hot spot temperatures up to 140C. This system is UL 94 HB recognized at 1.5mm.

S7174-01
Epic S7174-01 is a fire resistant, two component, filled epoxy potting and casting system. EPIC S7174-01 features a low mixed viscosity, convenient mix ratio and very low shrinkage. This product is an outstanding selection for high voltage power supplies requiring good thermal conductivity. This product was designed to pass UL 94 V-0.

S7065-02
Epic S7065-02 is a two component heat cure epoxy potting system developed for the impregnation and potting of high voltage coils for a maximum of environmental protection. This filled epoxy casting system features a 100:34 mix ratio by weight and non-abrasive fillers that make it well suited for most meter-mix dispense systems. This system is UL 94 V-0 recognized at 0.6mm.

Electronic Application Urethanes
S7202
Epic S7202 is a blue, two component urethane designed for electrical potting applications. S7202 is formulated with a long pot life to allow for superior component impregnation and air release. This product is UL 94 V-0 recognized at 1/4" for applications that require a flame retardant potting compound.

S7214
Epic S7214 is a two component polyurethane casting compound. S7214 has been designed with a fast gel time and rapid hardness development for applications where excellent chemical resistance at ambient and elevated temperatures is an important design criterion. When mixed, S7214 results in dark green colored castings allowing operators to identify equipment mix issues immediately.

S7253
Epic S7253 is a two component urethane potting material. S7253 is unpigmented and provides a 20 minute pot life. Offering a hardness of Shore A = 85, it is flexible for applications requiring some resiliency. S7253 is UL 94 V-0 recognized at 9mm. The S7253 is also available in black (S7253-01) and the gel time is adjustable.

S7260
Epic S7260 is a two component urethane potting compound with a convenient 3:1 mix ratio by volume. S7260 has a 15 minute gel time, however it can be easily adjusted to be as fast as 2 minutes and as slow as 25 minutes in a 100 gram mass. With the 15 minute gel, S7260 is an excellent choice for telecommunications applications such as stub cables or load coils. When used in conjunction with plasma etching, this product will provide good adhesion to hard rubber.

S7281
Epic S7281 is a two component aliphatic polyurethane potting compound designed with a fast cure and convenient 1:1 mix ratio by volume. Due to the low hardness and very low glass transition temperature, S7281 allows expansion and contraction of solder joints and delicate electronic components without causing failures from mechanical stresses. This product also excels in high temperature applications, showing very low weight loss at 125C over extended periods of time.

S7285
Epic S7285 is a two component polyurethane compound that was formulated for potting electronic control modules (ECM's). the low mixed viscosity of the S7285 allows the material to flow into intricate areas under printed circuit boards and other tight tolerance areas in a wide variety of electronic devices. The 4:1 by volume mix ratio makes the system very adaptable to meter mix and dispense applications. Having a shore hardness of Shore OO = 50-65, S7285 provides excellent flexibility, therefore allowing delicate surface mounted devices (SMD's) to expand and contract during thermal shocks and thermal cycling. The S7285 is flame retardant, being UL 94 V-0 listed at 0.25". This product is an excellent choice for applications that generate a great deal of heat due to its low weight loss at elevated temperatures (0.24% after 168 hours at 130C).

S7344
Epic S7344 is a two component Polybutadiene based polyurethane system designed for electronic potting applications. S7344 features low mixed viscosity, good high temperature stability, and a convenient 1:1 volumetric ratio. The low hardness of the S7344 offers protection for delicate electronic devices.

S7348-01
Epic S7348-01A/B is a two component urethane potting compound which is recognized for UL 94V-O fire retardancy testing at 3.9mm. S7348-01 is formulated without the use of halogen fire retardants.

S7351
Epic S7351 is a two component, room temperature cure, Polybutadiene based polyurethane. S7351 was specifically formulated for potting electronic marine modules (EMM's) and is also an excellent candidate for potting electronic control modules (ECM's). Due to its low hardness and flexibility, the S7351 will not exert stress on delicate surface mounted devices (SMD's) on printed circuit boards (PCB's) when exposed to extreme thermal cycling typical of marine and automotive electronics applications. The S7351 is an excellent alternative to rigid systems that cause failures by not allowing expansion and contraction of delicate components. S7351 provides excellent high temperature properties up to 125C and good chemical resistance.

S7356
Epic S7356 is a two component polyurethane potting compound specifically formulated for automotive sensors, switches, and other electrical devices requiring protection from "under the hood" environments. S7356 has successfully passed automotive thermal shock and thermal cycling evaluations and has also proven itself in a wide range of automotive applications. The S7356 features a convenient 1:1 mix ratio by volume and low viscosity that makes it very accommodating to meter mix and dispense applications. S7356 offers a very fast room temperature gel time in a small mass making it an excellent system for applications requiring small amounts of potting material. The fast gel time also provides the advantage of rapid cycling of parts. The Shore A = 60-65 hardness range allows delicate components to expand and contract when exposed to temperature swings without causing physical stress that can create failures.

S7318
Epic S7318 is a two component urethane potting compound that is designed for use in high voltage ignition coils. S7318 features low hardness, low mixed viscosity and a long pot life at room temperature, although review of the product data sheet for specific processing instructions is recommended.

S7207
The S7207 features an extremely high dielectric strength of 685-755 volts/mil at 0.050" making it an excellent choice for high voltage applications such as ignition coils. The S7207 was formulated utilizing Polybutadiene chemistry that provides a number of advantages including flexibility, excellent chemical resistance, and high temperature capabilities. The low glass transition temperature of –30C to -34C allows the S7207 to remain flexible when exposed to typical automotive thermal shocks and thermal cycling. The S7207 will provide excellent high temperature properties up to 100C when cured at the recommended cure schedule.

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