Amine Type curing agents

Introduction:

Amine type curing agent is one of the basic curing agent for Epoxy resins, they can be classified into three major field: Aliphatic amine, Aromatic amine and Cyclo aliphatic amine with different properties and applications.

a. Aliphatic amine

Item


Code

Equivalent weight

Viscosity
25C mPa.s

Application

Diethylene Triamine

DETA

20.6

0.5

Adhesive-(A) ,Laminate-(L), Potting(P), Coating(C)

TriethyleneTetramine

TETA

24.4

1.9

A, L, P, C

Tetraethylene Pentamine

TEPA

27.1

0.1

A,L,P,

3-Diethylaminopropylamine

DEAPA

65.12

2.0

A,L,C,P


b. Aromatic amine

Item

Code

Equivalent weight

Softening point C

Viscosity
25C mPa.s

Application

m-Xylenediamine

m-XDA

34.1

-

3~8

A

m-Phenyldiamine

MPDA

34

62

-

A,L,C

Diaminodiphenylmethane

DDM

49.6

89

-

A,L,C,P

Dimethyl Diaminodiphenyl methane

MDT

113

156

-

A,L,P

4,4 Diamino diphenyl sulfone

DDS

62.1

176

-

A,L,P

4,4 Diamino diphenyl ether

DPE

100.12

188

-

A,L,P

2,4 diaminotoulene

DAT

61.08

284

-

A,L,P

Benzyl dimethylamine

BDMA

67.6

181

-

A,L,P


c. Cyclo Aliphatic amine

Item

Code

Equivalent weight

Softening point C

Viscosity
25C mPa.s

Application

Menthane diamine

MDA

42.5

-

19~20

A,L,P

Isophorone Diamine

IPDA

41

-

18-20

L,P

N-aminoethylpiperazine

N-AEP

43

-

30-35

L,P