EP0408.10.30 is a hybrid molecule with an inorganic silsesquioxane at the core and organic epoxycyclohexyl groups attached at the corners of the cage. This formulation contains 30% cyclopentanone for coating applications. EP0408.10.30 can be cured with aromatic, aliphatic amines and photoinitiators. EP0408.10.30 provides increased use temperature, excellent water and solvent resistance and enhanced thermomechanical performance.
Applications: Additive for cationic and thermal cure hard coatings with optical clarity. Can also be utilized as a dispersant and rheological diluent for high shear applications.
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