Technical Datasheet 

VIJ20541 is a solvent-free high solid content Phenalkamine curing agent designed for heavy duty surface coating primer application. It has excellent rapid cure properties, even at low temperature, with extended pot life. It provides good adhesion on wet or otherwise unprepared surfaces. Heavy duty industrial, protective and marine service coating can benefit from this product’s outstanding water resistance and corrosion resistance properties.

Typical Properties

PropertyTypical Value
AppearanceOrange - red
Color (Gardner)13 to 15
Viscosity at 25°C ( cPs ) 20000 - 50000
Amine value ( mgKOH/g )290 – 330
AHEW130
Volatile Losssolvent free
Recommended Use Level with epoxy resin (EEW 190)100 : 68

* Tested at recommended phr with liquid epoxy resin EEW equal to 190

Performance Properties

ParameterObservation
VIJ20541
Liquid Epoxy resin (EEW190)100 gm
Hardener VIJ20541 68 gm
Gel time at 25˚ C80 – 90 minutes
Hard dry time at 25 ˚C4.5 hours
Appearance of the filmclear film with high gloss

Applications

  1. Medium to high solids coating.
  2. Marine and industrial coatings.
  3. Surface tolerant primer for metallic substrates.
  4. Tank lining and pipe coatings.
  5. Adhesives.
  6. Can also be used for potable water applications.

Stability and Storage

Phenalkamine may absorbs moisture and carbon dioxide when left in open container, which could result in increased viscosity, discoloration, reduction of reactivity, and/or crystallization of the products. This products should be kept tightly sealed in their in original container when not in use, and store in a cold, dry place. Expiry of the products is six months from the date of manufacture.

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