EP0408.01.30 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% PGMEA for coating applications. EP0408.01.30 can be cured with aromatic, aliphatic amines and photoinitiators. EP0408.01.30 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.
INCI Name: Epoxycyclohexylethyl Polysilsesquioxane
Epoxy Equivalent Weight: 177
Formula Weight: 1418.20
Appearance: clear, pale yellow/orange, viscous liquid
Viscosity (@ 60˚C): 500 poise
Thermal Stability (5% wt loss): 403˚C
Solvent Stability: THF, chloroform, isopropanol
Solvent Insolubility: hexane
Resin Solubility: aromatic and aliphatic resins
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