System Comparison Sheet for Epoxy Resin

Epoxy resin systems
Legend:
Ideally suited. X Not suited. ~ Not ideal, but can be used.
ECO PRO ECO+
PRO+
ECO MAX
PRO MAX
Mixing Ratio by Weight Resin (A) : Hardener (B) 100:50 100:50 100:50 100:50
Applications
Coating ~ ~
Laminating ~ ~
Sealing ~ ~
Pouring ~
Repairing ~ ~
Glueing ~ ~ ~
Application Areas
Priming, Coating and Sealing of Floors (Industrial Floors, Garages, Interior Floors, Bath etc.) X X
Coating and Sealing of Tables, Countertops and Other Furniture/Objects ~ ~
Sealing of Pictures X X
Pouring of Tables (River-Tables) ~ ~
Creation of Jewellery and Small Castings up to 2cm Height ~ ~
Casting of large pieces in one pour X X
Isolation of Electrical Circuits and Terminal Points X X X
Use in Aircraft, Ship and Model Construction ~ ~
Bonding and Sealing of Concrete, Wood, Plastic, Hard Foam, Natural Stone, Fibreglass and Other Materials ~ ~ ~
Processing Characteristics
Wood Turning
Sandable
Polishable
Max. Pouring Height per Process11cm 2cm 5cm 10cm
Waiting Time until Further Casting2 6h 12h 48-72h 72-96h
Gelling Time and Pot Life 25min (100g) 65min (145g) 6h (10kg) 8h (10kg)
Min. Processing Temperature 15°C 15°C 15°C 15°C
Recommended processing temperature 20°C 20°C 20°C 20°C
Max. Relative Humidity during Processing 70% 70% 70% 70%
Max. Material Shrinkage 1% 1% 1% 1%
Processing Time (at 20°C)
At Layer Height 0-3mm 60min 120min 360min 480min
At Layer Height 1cm 25min 90min 360min 480min
At Layer Height 2cm X 60min 360min 480min
At Layer Height 5cm X X 240min 360min
At Layer Height 10cm X X X 360min
Technical Properties
Touchable / Accessible after 24h 24h 48-72h 96h
Completely Chemically Cured after 7 days 7 days 14 days 14 days
Transparent Resin
Crystal Clear Curing X X (ECO+)
(PRO+)
X (ECO M)
(PRO M)
Max. Possible UV Stabilisation3 X X (ECO+)
(PRO+)
X (ECO M)
(PRO M)
Self-Venting
Bubble Free
Self-Leveling
Solvent-Free
VOC Free4 X X (ECO+)
(PRO+)
X (ECO M)
(PRO M)
BPA Free5
Plasticiser Free (Phthalate)
Resistant to Chemicals
Scratch Resistant6
Doming Effect (Depth Effect)
Miscible with all EPODEX Colours (Except WB PIGMENT)
Suitable for Underfloor Heating
Suitable for Outdoor Use X X (ECO+)
(PRO+)
X (ECO M)
(PRO M)
High Adhesion
Density (g/cm)3 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1
Viscosity (mPa·s) 700 530 350 350
Max. Heat Deflection Temperature7 60°C 60°C 60°C 60°C
Min. Heat Deflection Temperature -30°C -30°C -30°C -30°C
SHORE Hardness after Curing (D1) 87 82 80 80
Storage Temperature 10-30°C 15-30°C 15-30°C 15-30°C
Shelf Life 12 Months 12 Months 12 Months 12 Months
Shelf Life after Opening8 6 Months 6 Months 6 Months 6 Months
  1. Casting above the maximum pouring height per process is not recommended. The resin may boil as a result of the reaction and yellowing, cracking and deformation can occur. By reducing the temperature (room, substrate, material temperature to e.g. 15 °C and reducing the area to e.g. 15x15cm, casting heights of up to 50cm can be achieved in one casting process
  2. There is no maximum time limit to pour the next layer.
  3. No epoxy resin is completely UV stabilised. However, high-quality raw materials and additives such as UV absorbers can increase UV protection. By using a top coat, you can increase UV stabilisation even further. Possible top coats are e.g. transparent polyurethane (PU) resins or lacquers which are painted or sprayed onto the epoxy coating as a finish.
  4. When properly used and completely cured, it is VOC free..
  5. According to formula without free BPA.
  6. Our epoxy resin systems have a high scratch resistance, but are not completely scratch-resistant. Scratch resistance can be increased by using a top coat. Possible top coats are e.g. transparent polyurethane (PU) resins or lacquers which are painted or sprayed onto the epoxy coating as a finish.
  7. The heat deflection temperature indicates up to which temperature the cured epoxy resin system remains mechanically stable. At higher temperatures, the cured epoxy can soften. By annealing (curing at higher temperatures >60°C), the heat resistance can be increased.
  8. If the lid of the container is closed directly after opening, the shelf life after opening is at least 6 months.
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