EP0408.10.30 – Epoxycyclohexyl ethyl POSS cage mixture 30% Cyclopentanone

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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.

Relevant Literature
• Crack-Free 3D Hybrid Microstructures – ACS Nano. 2009 Oct 27;3(10):3251-9
• Modified morphology and properties of poly(2,6-dimethyl-1,4-phenylene oxide)/polyamide 6 blends – European Polymer Journal 45(8) Aug 2009, 2202
• Passivation Layer of Iron-Based Rare Earth Powders – US Patent 7,390,579
• Epoxide Coatings for Stone Consolidation and Conservation – J. Korean Soc. Cons. 26:1 (2010) 85-94.
• Improvement of mechanical properties of poly(butylene terephthalate) through chain extension – JAPS. 107 (2008) 825-830 • Photodefinable dielectric materials – /. J. Elec. Mat. 39:2 (2010) 149–156

*Review of POSS® additives in UV energy cure coatings

CAS: 187333-74-0

Authorizations: INCI



Additional information


Coating, Composite

Chemical Functionality



Cationic, Dual, Standard Addition

Reactivity/Non Reactivity



Aliphatic, Aromatic


Adhesion, Cross Linking, Hardness, High Temperature, Hydrophobicity, Modulus, Optical



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