Polymer Flooring

From garage and basement floors, to commercial and industrial applications, Huntsman’s comprehensive range of epoxy resins, curing agents and additives provide flooring formulators the required performance properties for the most demanding applications. Applications include top coats, crack bridging, chemical and corrosion resistance, and secondary containment.


Bisphenol A Based Epoxy Resins

Unmodified Liquid Epoxy Resins

Product Viscosity at
25ºC [cP]
Epoxide Eq. Weight [EEW, g/eq] Density at 25ºC
[lb/gal, (g/cm³)]
Product Description
Araldite GY 2600 11,000 – 14,000 184 – 188 9.8 (1.17) Unmodified bisphenol-A based liquid epoxy resin. For use in automotive coatings or other application requiring an epoxy resin with a low hydrolyzable chlorine content.
Araldite GY 6008 6,500 – 10,500 177 – 188 9.8 (1.17) High purity, low viscosity, unmodified liquid epoxy resin based on bisphenol-A and epichlorohydrin.
Araldite GY 6010 11,000 – 14,000 182 – 192 9.8 (1.17) Standard bisphenol-A based liquid epoxy resin.
Araldite GY 6020 16,000 – 20,000 185 – 200 9.8 (1.17) High viscosity bisphenol-A based liquid epoxy resin.

Unmodified Liquid Epoxy Resins

Product Viscosity at 25ºC [cP] Epoxide Eq. Weight [EEW, g/eq] Density at 25ºC
[lb/gal, (g/cm³)]
Product Description
Araldite GY 505 1,350 – 2,000 230 – 238 9.6 (1.15) Bisphenol-A based liquid epoxy resin diluted with a non-reactive diluent.
Araldite GY 506 500 – 700 175 – 189 9.4 (1.13) Bisphenol-A liquid epoxy resin modified with a monofunctional reactive diluent.
Araldite GY 507 500 – 700 180 – 192 9.5 (1.14) Bisphenol-A liquid epoxy resin modified with a monofunctional reactive diluent.
Araldite GY 508 2,000 – 5,000 390 – 425 9.4 (1.13) Bisphenol-A liquid epoxy resin modified with a difunctional reactive diluent.
Araldite GY 509 500 – 700 189 – 200 9.3 (1.12) Bisphenol-A liquid epoxy resin modified with a monofunctional reactive diluent.
Araldite GY 6004 5,000 – 6,800 178 – 196 9.7 (1.16) Bisphenol-A liquid epoxy resin modified with a monofunctional reactive diluent.
Araldite GY 6005 7,500 – 9,500 182 – 196 9.7 (1.16) Bisphenol-A liquid epoxy resin modified with a monofunctional reactive diluent.
Araldite GY 9513 525 – 675 196 – 205 9.1 (1.09) Bisphenol-A liquid epoxy resin modified with a monofunctional reactive diluent.
Araldite GY 9580 1,600 – 2,000 188 – 198 9.2 (1.10) Bisphenol-A liquid epoxy resin modified with a monofunctional reactive diluent.
Araldite GY 9615 3,100 – 3,900 188 – 200 9.2 (1.10) Bisphenol-A liquid epoxy resin modified with a monofunctional reactive diluent.
Araldite GY 9667 500 – 700 196 – 212 9.2 (1.10) Bisphenol-A liquid epoxy resin modified with a monofunctional reactive diluent with low tendency to crystallize.

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 302-2 6,500 – 8,000 170 – 177 9.8 (1.17) ‰¤ 3 Non-crystallizing bisphenol A/Fbased liquid epoxy resin blend. For use in ambient cure coating and construction applications.
Araldite PY 313 850 – 1,150 180 – 192 9.6 (1.15) ‰¤ 2 Non-crystallizing bisphenol A/Fbased liquid epoxy resin blend modified with a monofunctional reactive diluent. For use in coating and construction 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 Low viscosity bisphenol-F based liquid expoxy resin, good resistance to crystallization and excellent resistance to chemicals and organic solvents.

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 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 EPN 9850 20,000 – 26,000 168 – 178 10.0 (1.20) Designed for the formulation of ambient cure high solids and solvent free coatings and floorings with good heat and chemical resistance.
Araldite EPN 9880 18,000-25,000 171 – 185 10.0 (1.20) Modified epoxy phenol novolac resin for use in chemical resistant lining and coating applications
Araldite GY 289 7,000 – 11,000 167 – 175 9.9 (1.19) Low viscosity epoxy phenol novolac designed for the formulation of high solids or solvent free chemical resistant coatings and linings.
Araldite PY 307-1 30,000 – 50,000 169 – 179 10.0 (1.20) Good heat, solvent and chemical resistance.

*at 52°C

 

Epoxy Reactive Diluents

Product Viscosity at 25ºC [cP] Epoxide Eq.
Weight [EEW, g/eq]
Specific Gravity at 25ºC
[lb/gal, (g/cm³)]
Product Description
Araldite DY 3601 42 – 52 385 – 405 8.6 (1.03) Low viscosity, polypropylene glycol-based epoxy resin. Enhances flexibilty and impact resistance.
Araldite DY-C 50 – 100 153 – 167 9.2 (1.10) Cycloaliphatic difunctional epoxy reactive diluent (cyclohexanedimethanol diglycidylether).
Araldite DY-CNO 30 – 70 416 – 588 8.1 (0.97) Monofunctional epoxy reactive diluent based on Cashew Nut Shell Liquid (CNSL). Low volatility.
Araldite DY-D 15 – 25 117 – 125 9.2 (1.10) Aliphatic difunctional epoxy reactive diluent (1,4 butanediol diglycidyl ether).
Araldite DY-E ‰¤ 15 280 – 315 7.4 (0.89) Aliphatic monofunctional epoxy reactive diluent (C12 – C14 glycidyl ether). Efficient viscosity and surface tension reducer.
Araldite DY-J ‰¤ 15 220 – 250 7.5 (0.90) Aliphatic monofunctional epoxy reactive diluent (C8 – C10 glycidyl ether). Very effective viscosity reducer for general purpose use.
Araldite DY-K 5 – 25 167 – 189 9.0 (1.08) Aromatic monofunctional epoxy reactive diluent (cresyl glycidyl ether). Low volatitlity and good chemical resistance.
Araldite DY-N 10 – 18 125 – 145 8.9 (1.07) Aliphatic difunctional epoxy reactive diluent (neopentyl glycol diglycidylether).
Araldite DY-P 20 – 28 222 – 244 8.9 (1.07) Aromatic monofunctional epoxy reactive diluent (p-tertiarybutylphenol glycidyl ether). Low volatitlity and good chemical resistance.
Araldite DY-T 100 – 300 111 – 143 9.3 (1.12) Aliphatic trifunctional epoxy reactive diluent (trimethylolpropane triglycidylether). Excellent resistance to organic solvents.

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.

Epoxy Curing Agents

Aliphatic Amine Based

Product Viscosity at 25ºC [
cP]
H+ Active Equivalent
[g/eq]
Density at 25ºC [lb/gal, (g/cm³)] Gel Time 18 100g @ 23ºC [minutes] Product Description
Aradur 70 17,000 – 27,000 900 8.5 (1.02) 298 A high-viscosity polyether urethane amine curing agent suitable for the formulation of flexible binder systems, impact-resistant coatings, and sealers.
Aradur 75 3,000 – 5,500 250 8.1 (0.97) ~40 Medium viscosity, formulated polyether-urethane polyamine.
Aradur 76 1,100 – 1,900 250 8.1 (0.97) 65 Formulated polyamine hardener. For the formulation of two component flexible membranes, adhesives, flooring and sealants.
Aradur 77 ~1,750 250 8.1 (0.97) 90 Formulated polyamine hardener. For the formulation of two component flexible membranes, adhesives, flooring and sealants. Provides a longer working time than Aradur® 76.
Aradur 356 1,000 – 2,500 65 8.1 (0.97) 37 Suitable for industrial maintenance coatings, tank linings, pipe coatings and flooring.
Aradur 837 2,700 – 3,700 76 8.2 (0.98) 22 Suitable for the formulation of two component wood, concrete and metal coatings, linings and flooring. Accelerator for polyamides. Good chemical resistance.
Aradur 943 3,000 – 5,000 38 8.9 (1.07) 15 Suitable for tank linings and chemical processing equipment. Excellent resistance to organic solvents especially alcohols and gasolines and hydrochloric and hydrochloric acid solutions.
Aradur 956-2 290 – 500 47 8.5 (1.02) 31 Suitable for adhesives, casting, potting, tooling, laminating and coatings.
Aradur 3227 950 – 1,350 157 8.0 (0.96) 14 Polyetheramine based hardener. For use in fast cure two component epoxy repair mortars, construction adhesives, coating and flooring applications.
Aradur 3275 200 – 400 250 8.3 (0.99) 183 Benzyl alcohol and nonyl phenol free, low viscosity flexible hardener for use in flexible membranes, adhesives, flooring and sealants.

Cycloaliphatic Amine Based

Product Viscosity at 25ºC [cP] H+ Active Equivalent [g/eq] Density at 25ºC [lb/gal, (g/cm³)] Gel Time 18 100g
@ 23ºC [minutes]
Product Description
Aradur 42 10 – 20 42 7.7 (0.92) n.d. Isophorone diamine (IPDA)
Aradur 265-1 Z1 – Z5 94 9.0 (1.08) 49 Suitable for chemical storage tanks and chemical process equipment.
Aradur 355 D – L 48.5 8.6 (1.03) 27 Suitable for tank linings, refineries, flooring, cargo ship tanks and secondary containment.
Aradur 2954 100 – 140 60 7.8 (0.93) 35 – 45 20 Cycloaliphatic amine for use in combination with modified liquid epoxy resins for reaction transfer molding, filament winding, pultrusion and wet lay up applications.
Aradur 2964 40 – 70 93 8.3 (0.99) 32 Mortars and floor repair systems, sewage treatment plants, commercial and industrial flooring.
Aradur 2965 100 – 300 94 8.8 (1.05) 21 Very low viscosity hardener for floorings with good chemical resistance and surface properties. Excellent blushing resistance even at low temperature.
Aradur 2973 900 – 1,400 85 9.0 (1.08) 37 For the formulation of chemical resistant heavy duty coatings and flooring systems.
Aradur 2975 350 – 750 115 8.4 (1.01) 60 Solvent free coatings and floorings with good chemical resistance and surface properties.
Aradur 2978-1 125 – 425 115 8.5 (1.02) ~70 Low color, low viscosity ambient cure hardener designed for the formulation of coating and flooring systems with long worfing time, high gloss and good color retention.
Aradur 2994 30 – 80 87.5 8.5 (1.02) 22 Low viscosity, high reactivity hardener for use as an accelerator for slower curing amine hardeners in flooring applications.
Aradur 3208 80 – 150 75 8.4 (1.01) 13 Low viscosity, high reactivity hardener providing excellent surface properties when cured at low temperatures. For use in crack injection systems or as an accelerator for other amine hardeners.
Aradur 3210 70 – 145 72 8.4 (1.01) 23 Low viscosity hardener for use in coating and flooring systems requiring fast cure, good and chemical resistance.
Aradur 3246 800 – 1,200 57 9.3 (1.11) 16 Low viscosity, modified polyamine hardener designed for rapid curing epoxy systems. In combination with a liquid epoxy resin, such as Araldite® GY 6010 epoxy resin, this hardener provides high chemical resistance, especially to organic acids.
Aradur 3253 200 – 260 95 8.5 (1.02) 43 Low viscosity ambient cure hardener designed for the formulation of flooring systems with good resistance to amine blush, water spotting and with good relative color stability.
Aradur 3374 50 – 75 92 8.3 (0.99) 42 Low viscosity, low color hardener for use in coatings and flooring system requiring good surface appearance properties and good color stability.
Aradur 2979 250 – 750 95 8.5 (1.02) N/A Long pot life and fast curing epoxy curing agent designed for two-component, ambient curing coating and flooring systems that require good aesthetic properties, good blush and early water spotting resistance.

Amidoamine and Polyamide Based

Product Viscosity at 25ºC [cP] H+ Active Equivalent [g/eq] Density at 25ºC [lb/gal,
(g/cm³)]
Product Description
Aradur 115 BD 50 – 75 115 – 240 8.1 (0.97) Standard high molecular weight polyamide typically used in combination with “type 1” epoxy resins for industrial maintenance and trade sales coatings.
Aradur 115-2 X70 BD V – Z 160 – 340 7.8 (0.93) Solution of Aradur® 115-2 supplied at 70 wt.% non-volatiles in xylene.
Aradur 125 BDB 8 – 12 100 – 150 8.0 (0.96) Standard polyamide for use with “type 1” epoxy resins for industrial maintenance and trade sales coatings.
Aradur 140-2 BD 3 – 6 70 – 115 8.0 (0.96) Medium viscosity standard polyamidoamine suitable for high solids or solvent free industrial and general purpose coatings.
Aradur 283 Z1 – Z4 133 8.3 (0.99) Modified polyamidoamine suitable for flooring and high solids marine and maintenance primers and coatings.
Aradur 350 BD 100 – 400 95 7.9 (0.95) Low-viscosity polyamidoimidazoline. Good adhesion to concrete.
Aradur 360 J – S 134 7.8 (0.93) Modified polyamidoamine suitable for the formulation of high solids or solvent free coatings and marine and maintenance primers.
Aradur 450 700 – 2,000 115 8.4 (1.01) Formulated polyamidoamine hardener designed specifically for the formulation of two component epoxy primers for damp or wet concrete. Also suitable for surface tolerant primers metal substrates.
Aradur 450 450 – 1,400 115 8.6 (1.03) Faster curing version of Aradur® 450.
Aradur 955-2 500 – 900 65 8.2 (0.98) Modified polyamidoamine for use in coatings, flooring, potting and wet lay-up applications. Curing under high relative humidity is possible.
Aradur 955 BD 500 – 900 65 8.26 (0.99) Modified polyamidoamine with medium viscosity and moderately fast pot life for use in high solids coating, flooring, potting and encapsulation.  Particularly useful for application on concrete.
Aradur 3282-1 900 – 1,900 115 8.4 (1.01) Benzyl alcohol free and nonyl phenol free, medium viscosity hardener for the formulation of surface tolerant primers for metal or concrete substrates.
Aradur 9130 250 – 500 95 8.3 (0.99) Low viscosity polyamidoamine for use in flooring and coatings.
Aradur 9140 300 – 500 92 7.9 (0.95) Low viscosity polyamidoamine for use in flooring and coatings.

Phenalkamine and Mannich Based

Product Viscosity at 25ºC [cP] H+ Active
Equivalent [g/eq]
Density at 25ºC [lb/gal, (g/cm³)] Gel Time 18 100g
@ 23ºC [minutes]
Product Description
Aradur 14 400 – 600 75 8.3 (0.99) 16 Mannich base. For use in solvent free coatings, epoxy mortars. Low sensitivity to moisture, high reactivity.
Aradur 3441 10,000 – 35,000 130 8.3 (0.99) 54 at 60 phr 48 at 70 phr 37 at 80 phr Low temperature cure marine and maintenance coatings.
Aradur 3442 1,000 – 5,000 125 8.2 (0.98) 82 at 55 phr 37 at 70 phr Low temperature cure marine and maintenance coatings.

 

Accelerators

Product Viscosity at 25ºC
[cP]
Product Description
Accelerator DY 062 < 10 Benzyl dimethyl amine (BDMA). Compatible with anhydride, polyamide and polyamine hardeners.
Accelerator 960-1 120 – 150 Tertiary amine accelerator. For use as a curing accelerator for ambient cure epoxy systems.
Accelerator 2950 2,000 – 6,000 Accelerator and co-hardener. Compatible with a wide range of epoxy hardeners for the formulation of fast cure and low temperature cure epoxy coating and flooring systems.
Accelerator 3130 10 – 100 For use in ambient cured epoxy systems to speed up the cure at ambient or low temperatures. Not compatible with all epoxy hardeners.

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