Aerospace Components

At Huntsman we work to fulfill today’s Airline OEM requirements, anticipate tomorrow’s needs and comply with ever more stringent health, safety and environmental regulations. Our process controls,  from raw material qualification to the delivery of finished products, enables us to produce advanced materials known for their quality and reliability.

Our products are extensively qualified to meet aircraft manufacturers’ specifications and are used in every new design in the airplane life cycle, from designers, formulators and prepreggers to part manufacturers in large civil aircrafts, helicopters, regional jets, aerospace engines, general aviation.

 


Glycidyl Amines Based Epoxy Resins

Product Viscosity at
25ºC [cP]
Epoxide Eq. Weight
[EEW, g/eq]
Product Description
Araldite MY 0500 2,000 – 5,000 105 – 115 Trifunctional epoxy resin based on para-aminophenol. Performance upgrader for bisphenol A resins. For use in rapid cure adhesives, laminates, or other structural composite applications requiring high heat deflection temperature.
Araldite MY 0510 550 – 850 95 – 107 High purity low viscosity trifunctional epoxy resin based on para-amino phenol. Improved stability. Enhances the performance of bisphenol A resin. For use in rapid cure adhesives, laminates, or other structural composite applications requiring high heat deflection temperature
Araldite MY 0600 7,000 – 13,000 102 – 110 Trifunctional epoxy resin based on meta-aminophenol. For use in adhesives, laminates or other structural composite applications requiring high modulus, high hot-wet performance amd toughness.
Araldite MY 0610 1,000 – 6,000 95 – 102 High purity low viscosity trifunctional epoxy resin based on meta-aminophenol. For use in adhesives, laminates or other structural composite applications requiring high modulus, high hot-wet performance amd toughness.
Araldite MY 720 7,000 – 19,000 117 – 134 Tetra-functional epoxy based on methylene dianiline. Excellent high temperature, chemical and radiation resistance. Used for high performance structural composites, adhesives, laminates and high energy radiation. *Viscosity taken at 50°C.
Araldite MY 721 3,000 – 6,000 111 – 117 Lowest viscosity, tetra-functional epoxy based on methylene dianiline. Used for high performance composites, adhesives, laminates and high-energy radiation resistant components.
Araldite MY 9512 11,000 – 13,000 117 – 134 Tetra-functional epoxy based on methylene dianiline.
Araldite MY 9612 10,000 – 12,000 117 – 134 Tetra-functional epoxy based on methylene dianiline.
Araldite MY 9634 13,000 – 15,000 117 – 134 Tetra-functional epoxy based on methylene dianiline.
Araldite MY 9655 7,000 – 10,000 117 – 134 Tetra-functional epoxy based on methylene dianiline.
Araldite MY 9663 17,000 – 19,000 117 – 134 Tetra-functional epoxy based on methylene dianiline.

Miscellaneous Multifunctional Epoxy Resins

Product Viscosity at
25ºC [cP]
Epoxide Eq. Weight
[EEW, g/eq]
Product Description
Araldite MY 816 1,500 – 2.500 144 – 151 Di-functional epoxy resin. 1,6 Naphtalene diepoxy. Low melt viscosity and high Tg values.
Tactix 556 1,000 – 1,500 225 – 240 Dicyclopentadiene based epoxy. Very low moisture pickup. Recommended for adhesives and composites used at elevated temperatures.
Tactix 742 25 – 60 11 150 – 170 Trifunctinal epoxy with excellent Tg and thermal stability.
Tactix 756 N/A 250 – 275 Dicyclopentadiene based epoxy. Very low moisture pickup. Recommended for adhesives and composites used at elevated temperatures. Softening point (78-90°C).

Multifunctional Epoxy Resins

Epoxy Phenol Novolacs (EPNs)

Product Viscosity at
25ºC [cP]
Epoxide Eq. Weight [EEW, g/eq] Density at 25ºC
[lb/gal, (g/cm³)]
Product Description
Araldite EPN 1138 20,000 – 50,000* 175 – 182 10.2 (1.22) Epoxy phenol novolac with high functionality. Suitable for applications such as coatings filament winding, casting and pultrusion applications where superior heat and chemical resistance are required.
Araldite EPN 1138 A-85 500 – 1,200* 175 – 181 9.4 (1.13 Araldite® EPN 1138 solution supplied at 85% non-volatiles in acetone. For applications requiring heat and chemical resistance.
Araldite EPN 1138 MAK-80 600 – 1,200* 175 – 181 9.2 (1.10) Araldite® EPN 1138 solution supplied at 80% non-volatiles in methyl n-amyl ketone. For application requiring heat and chemical resistance.
Araldite EPN 1138 N85 600 – 1,600* 175-181 9.2 (1.10) Araldite® EPN 1138 supplied at 85% non-volatiles in methyl ethyl ketone.
Araldite EPN 1139 1,100-1,700* 172 – 179 10.2 (1.22) Epoxy phenol novolac suitable for coatings, filament winding, casting and pultrusion applications.
Araldite EPN 1179 1,100 – 1,700* 172 – 179 10.0 (1.20) Epoxy phenol novolac suitable for coatings, filament winding, casting and pultrusion applications.
Araldite PY 307-1 30,000 – 50,000 169 – 179 10.0 (1.20) Epoxy phenol novolac resin suitable for the formulation of protective coatings with good heat, solvent and chemical resistance. Also suitable for filament winding, casting and pultrusion applications.

*at 52°C

 

Epoxy Cresol Novolacs (ECNs)

Product Softening Point
[ºC]
Epoxide Eq.Weight [EEW, g/eq] Melt Viscosity at 150ºC [cP] Product Description
Araldite ECN 1273 68 – 78 217 – 233 400 – 800 Epoxy cresol novolac with a functionality of 4.8. For high temperature adhesives, electrical and laminating products.
Araldite ECN 1299 85 – 100 217 – 244 1,400 – 4,000 Epoxy cresol novolac with functionality of 5.4; highest melting ECN. Suitable for the formulation of powder coatings systems with high temperature and chemical resistance.

Cyanate Ester Resins

Product Viscosity at
25ºC [cP]
Product Description
AroCy L-10 70 – 110 Bisphenol E based lowest viscosity cyanate ester. For use in filament winding, RTM, pultrusion applications. May also be used as a viscosity modifier for other cyanate ester systems.
AroCy XU 366 100 – 1,000 Bisphenol M based lowest cure temperature (121ºC) cyanate ester. Exceptional dielectric properties. Uses include microwave antennas, radomes, structural and electronic grade adhesives.
AroCy XU 371 300 – 600 Novolac based cyanate ester. For use in high temperature composites and adhesives, where Tg in excess of 300ºC is required.
AroCy XU 378 600 – 1,000 Bisphenol M based lowest cure temperature (121ºC) cyanate ester. Exceptional dielectric properties. Uses include microwave antennas, radomes, structural and electronic grade adhesives.

Matrimid® Polyimide Resins

Product Viscosity at
25ºC [cP]
Appearance Product Description
Matrimid 2292 N/A Yellow Powder Low viscosity resin for use as a reactive diluent for epoxy, bismaleimide or polyimides. Provides excellent mechanical properties and ambient or elevated temperatures.
Matrimid 5218 N/A Yellow Powder Soluble thermoplastic polyimide powder. Very high glass transition temperature. Excellent high temperature properties for use in structural composites and adhesives.
Matrimid 5292 A-2 N/A Beige Powder 4,4 Bismaleimidodiphenylmethane. Use with Matrimid® 5292 B to optimize processing, toughness and performance.
Matrimid 5292 A/B 12,000 – 20,000 Amber liquid O,O’- Diallyl bisphenol A hardener, brown liquid. Use with Matrimid® 5292 A to optimize toughness, processing and performance.
Matrimid 9725 N/A Yellow Powder Micropulverized version of Matrimid® 5218.

Bisphenol F Based Liquid Epoxy Resins

Product Viscosity at
25ºC [cP]
Epoxide Eq. Weight [EEW, g/eq] Density at 25ºC [lb/gal, (g/cm³)] Color [Gardner] Product Description
Araldite GY 281 5,000 – 7,000 159 – 172 10.0 (1.20) ‰¤ 4 Unmodified bisphenol-F based liquid epoxy resin. Offers better chemical resistance (to organic solvents in particular) than standard bisphenol-A based liquid epoxy resin.
Araldite GY 282 3,300 – 4,100 164 – 172 9.9 (1.19) ‰¤ 2 Medium viscosity unmodified bisphenol-F based liquid epoxy resin. For use in adhesives, filament winding, casing pultrusion, RTM, coatings and construction applications.
Araldite GY 285 2,000 – 3,000 164 – 172 9.9 (1.19) ‰¤ 5 Low viscosity unmodified bisphenol-F based liquid epoxy resin. For use in adhesives, filament winding, casing pultrusion, RTM, coatings and construction applications.
Araldite PY 306 1,200 – 1,600 156 – 167 10.0 (1.20) ‰¤ 1 High purity, low viscosity unmodified bisphenol-F based liquid epoxy resin. For use in adhesives, filament winding, casing pultrusion, RTM electrical and electronic applications.
Araldite EPN 9820 2,000 – 3,000 163 – 172 9.9 (1.19) ‰¤ 5 Low viscosity epoxy phenol novolac. Suitable for use in adhesives, filament
winding, casing pultrusion, RTM, coatings and construction applications.
Araldite PY 382 3,300 – 4,100 164 – 172 9.9 (1.19) ‰¤ 2

Toughened / Flexibilized Resins

Product Viscosity at
25ºC [cP]
Epoxide Eq. Weight
[EEW, g/eq]
Product Description
Araldite PY 4122 700 – 1,400 310 – 390 Low viscosity, unmodified tough flexible epoxy with excellent workability. For use as a modifier in high solids coatings requiring tuoghness, adhesion, corrosion and abrasion resistance. Used in matrix applications; filament winding, casting and pultrusion.
Flexibilizer DY 965 9,000 – 14,000 558 – 667 13 Polyurethane polyol for high impact resistance epoxy resin, for improving adhesion to metals and for dust-free electronics.
Tactix 695 1 1,500 – 5,500 335 – 410 Single phase toughened epoxy.
Araldite LY 3508 11,000 – 15,000 185 – 205 Liquid toughened epoxy resin based on bisphenol A. For filament winding, pultrusion and adhesives applications.

Benzoxazines

Benzoxazine Resins

Product Viscosity at 125ºC [cP] Melting Point
[ºC]
Gel Time at 220ºC [sec.] Product Description
Araldite MT 35610 200 – 600 58 – 70 160 – 450 Bisphenol-A based benzoxazine thermosetting resin which can be homopolymerized or co-reacted with an epoxy or a phenol novolac resin resulting in polymers with high temperature resistance, high modulus, low water absorption and high dimension stability.
Araldite MT 35700 500 – 2,500 55 – 65 200 – 450 Bisphenol-F based benzoxazine thermoset resin which can be homopolymerized or co-react with an epoxy or phenol resin resulting in polymers with high temperature resistance, good flammability resistance (UL94 V1), high modulus, low water absorption and dimension stability.
Araldite MT 35710 FST 30 – 100 at 100ºC N/A 300 – 450 Thermosetting benzoxazine resin designed for transportation interior or other composite applications where low flammability is required. As with other benzoxazine resins no volatiles are being released during curing.
Araldite MT 35910 100 – 500 at 110ºC N/A 150 – 300 Epoxy modified thiodephenol based benzoxazine designed for composite applications requiring high thermal resistance properties and moisture resistance.

Benzoxazine Modifiers

Product Appearance Melting Point
[ºC]
Acid Value
[mgKOH/g]
Product Description
Araldite MT 35500 100 – 200 (@ 25ºC) N/A 90 – 150 Low viscosity liquid benzoxazine resin suitable for the viscosity reduction of benzoxazine or epoxy resins. Excellent thermal properties and moisture resistance.
Accelerator DT 300 White crystals 154 – 156 N/A Effective for homo-polymerization of benzoxazines and epoxy/benzoxazine formulations. It can be used to lower the temperature of cure and allows for shorter cure time.
Accelerator DT 310 White crystals 127 – 134 600 – 650 Effective for homopolymerization or benzoxazine formulations. Allows curing at lower temperatures and it can be used to lower the temperature of cure

Aromatic Amine Based

Product Viscosity at
25ºC [cP]
H+ Active Equivalent [g/eq] Melting Point
[ºC]
Product Description
Aradur 976-1 N/A 63 176 – 180 4,4′-diaminodiphenyl sulfone (DDS). Excellent high temperature and chemical resistance. For use in adhesives, PWB laminates, prepregs, composites applications. (Gel time with Araldite GY 6010, 3 hours @ 100°C)
Aradur 5200 50 – 350 45 N/A Low viscosity aromatic amine for adhesive, filament winding and RTM applications. (Gel time with Araldite GY 6010, 8 hours @ 35°C)
Aradur 9664-1 N/A 63 176 – 180 Micronized 4,4′-diaminodiphenyl sulfone (DDS). Excellent high temperature and chemical resistance. For use in adhesives, PWB laminates, prepregs, composites, powder coatings applications.
Aradur 9719-1 N/A 63 165 – 175 Micronized 3,3′-diaminodiphenyl sulfone (DDS). Excellent high temperature and chemical resistance. For use in adhesives, PWB laminates, prepregs, composites applications.

Anhydride

Product Viscosity at
25ºC [cP]
Molecular Weight Density at 25ºC
[lb/gal, (g/cm³)]
Product Description
Aradur HY 906 150 – 300 178 10.3 (1.23) Nadic methyl anhydride for high Tg composites and potting applications.
Aradur 917 50 – 80 166 10.1 (1.21) Methyl tetrahydrophthalic anhydride for high temperature industrial composite applications by filament winding, RTM and pultrusion.

Curing Accelerators

Liquid Accelerators

Product Viscosity at
25ºC [cP]
Product Description
Accelerator DY 062 < 10 Benzyl dimethyl amine (BDMA). Compatible with anhydride, polyamide and polyamine hardeners.
Accelerator DY 070 < 50 Heterocyclic amine. May be used with anhydride hardeners to improve their reactivity in filament winding, pultrusion and RTM systems.
Accelerator DY 073-1 5 – 15 Latent amine based accelerator for use in anhydride cures casting and impregnating epoxy systems.
Accelerator 960-1 120 – 150 Tertiary amine accelerator. For use as a curing accelerator for ambient cure epoxy systems.

Toughened / Flexibilized Resins

Product Viscosity at
25ºC [cP]
Epoxide Eq. Weight
[EEW, g/eq]
Product Description
Araldite PY 4122 700 – 1,400 310 – 390 Low viscosity, unmodified tough flexible epoxy with excellent workability. For use as a modifier in high solids coatings requiring toughness, adhesion, corrosion and abrasion resistance. Used in matrix applications; filament winding, casting and pultrusion.
Flexibilizer DY 965 9,000 – 14,000 558 – 667 Polyurethane polyol for high impact resistance epoxy resin, for improving adhesion to metals and for dust-free electronics.
Tactix 695-1 1,500 – 5,500 335 – 410 Single phase toughened epoxy.
Araldite LY 3508 11,000 – 15,000 185 – 205 Liquid toughened epoxy resin based on bisphenol A. For filament winding, pultrusion and adhesives applications.

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