Epotec® Reactive Diluents are epoxy group-containing functional products that can react with the curing agents to become the part of the cross-linked epoxy system. Reactive diluents are mainly used to reduce the viscosity of the base resin based to improve handling and ease of processing in various applications.   They can be also used to optimize performance properties such as impact strength, adhesion, flexibility, filler-loading and solvent resistance of the epoxy system. 

Epotec® Reactive Diluents are divided mainly in three groups - Aliphatic, Aromatic and Cycloaliphatic. They are further classified based on their functionality as Mono-Functional, Di-Functional and Tri-Functional.

Grade EEW 1 Viscosity 2 Colour 3 Action
RD 108 275 - 300 5 - 10 0.5
Features

C12 - C14 glycidyl ether - good diluent and morphology, improved impact strength.

RD 109 275 - 300 5 - 10 0.5
Features

C12 - C13 glycidyl ether.

RD 110 215 - 230 2 - 15 0.5
Features

2 - Ethyl hexyl glycidyl ether.

RD 118 225 - 245 4 - 9 0.5
Features

C8 - C10 glycidyl ether.

1 Epoxy Equivalent Weight (gm / eq), 2 Brookfield Viscosity @ 25°C (cPs), 3 Gardner Color Scale (Maximum)

Grade EEW 1 Viscosity 2 Colour 3 Action
RD 103 130 - 145 12 - 22 0.5
Features

1,4 - Butanediol diglycidyl ether - good property retention, moderate diluent.

RD 103LE 120 - 130 10 - 20 0.5
Features

1,4 - Butanediol diglycidyl ether - improved wetting characteriscs, reduce viscosity, lower EEW

RD 103SP 110 - 120 10 - 20 0.5
Features

1,4 - Butanediol diglycidyl ether - excellent wetability

RD 107 140 - 155 15 - 25 0.5
Features

1,6 - Hexanediol diglycidyl ether - good property retention, moderate diluent.

RD 111 145 - 165 45 - 75 0.5
Features

Cyclohexane dimethanol - Good maintenance of physical properties and modulate dilution efficiency

RD 114 140 - 160 15 - 25 0.5
Features

Neopentyl glycol diglycidly ether – moderate diluent, good property retention.

RD 114LE 130 - 145 12 - 18 0.5
Features

Neopentyl glycol diglycidyl ether - good property retention, moderate diluent, lower EEW.

RD 119 330 - 360 40 - 60 1
Features

Polypropylene glycol diglycidyl ether imparts flexibility, increase elongation, improves impact resistance and reduces viscosity of the blended system.

RD 119LE 315 - 335 50 - 70 0.5
Features

Polypropylene glycol based glycidyl ether.

RD 119ED 385 - 405 37 - 47 3
Features

Polypropylene glycol based glycidyl ether.

RD 121 165 - 180 15 - 30 0.5
Features

Dipropylene glycol diglycidyl ether

RD 130SP 109 - 136 13 - 30 3
Features

Ethylene glycol diglycidyl ether

RD 133 390 - 470 400 - 900 10
Features

Dimer acid diglycidyl ester, low viscosity flexibilizer. Improves toughness of epoxy systems.

1 Epoxy Equivalent Weight (gm / eq), 2 Brookfield Viscosity @ 25°C (cPs), 3 Gardner Color Scale (Maximum)

Grade EEW 1 Viscosity 2 Colour 3 Action
RD 113 130 - 150 100 - 250 0.5
Features

Trimethylol propane triglycidyl ether.

RD 113SSP 120 - 127 160 - 240 2
Features

Trimethylol propane triglycidyl ether.

RD 124 500 - 600 250 - 500 8
Features

Castor Oil Gylcidyl ether - Imparts flexibility and impact resistance. Low odour and non-volatile

1 Epoxy Equivalent Weight (gm / eq), 2 Brookfield Viscosity @ 25°C (cPs), 3 Gardner Color Scale (Maximum)

Grade EEW 1 Viscosity 2 Colour 3 Action
RD 129 150 - 165 700 - 1000 0.5
Features

Penta -erythritol based polyglycidyl ether

RD 131 160 - 180 1000 - 1360 1
Features

Medium viscosity polyglycerol based glycidly ether - adhesion promoter.

1 Epoxy Equivalent Weight (grams / equivalent), 2 Brookfield Viscosity @ 25°C (cPs), 3 Gardner Colour scale (maximum)

Grade EEW 1 Viscosity 2 Colour 3 Action
RD 104 155 - 170 6 - 12 0.5
Features

Phenyl glycidyl ether - better diluent, retention of chemical resistance.

RD 105 175 - 190 5 - 10 0.5
Features

Cresyl glycidyl ether - overall excellent properties.

RD 105HP 162 - 174 4 - 9 0.1
Features

High purity cresyl glycidyl ether

RD 106 215 - 240 10 - 30 0.5
Features

p-tertiary Butyl phenyl glycidyl ether - low vapor pressure, low dilution efficiency.

RD 136 200 - 220 5 - 10 0.5
Features

Mono – glycidly ether of benzyl alcohol with good dilution efficiency , heat resistance and low toxicity

RD 138 300 - 325 100 - 140 2
Features

Nonyl phenol glycidyl ether

1 Epoxy Equivalent Weight (grams / equivalent), 2 Brookfield Viscosity @ 25°C (cPs), 3 Gardner Colour scale (maximum)

Grade EEW 1 Viscosity 2 Colour 3 Action
RD 137 120 - 135 300 - 500 2
Features

Resorcinol based glycidyl ether. Good mechanical propertes, good heat and chemical resistance.

1 Epoxy Equivalent Weight (gm / eq), 2 Brookfield Viscosity @ 25°C (cPs), 3 Gardner Color Scale (Maximum)

Grade EEW 1 Viscosity 2 Colour 3 Action
YDM 441 111 - 117 3000 - 6000 0
Features

Tetra-glycidyl ether of MDA

YDM 450 105 - 115 1000 - 4000 0
Features

PAP based trifunctional epoxy Resin

YDM 451 95 - 106 550 - 850 11
Features

High purity PAP based trifunctional Epoxy Resin

1 Epoxy Equivalent Weight (gm / eq), 2 Brookfield Viscosity @ 25°C (cPs), 3 Gardner Color Scale (Maximum)

Grade EEW 1 Viscosity 2 Colour 3 Action
YD 508 178 - 185 800 - 1100 0.5
Features

Aromatic reactive diluent modified, very low crystallization tendency.

YD 510 185 - 200 1500 - 2000 0.5
Features

Aliphatic reactive diluent modified, good mechanical and impact properties.

YD 515 195 - 210 600 - 900 0.5
Features

Aliphatic reactive diluent modified, low viscosity, better flexibility and impact strength.

YD 519 182 - 196 7500 - 9500 0.5
Features

Aromatic reactive diluent modified, low crystallization tendency, retention of chemical and mechanical properties.

YD 522 180 - 190 500 - 700 0.5
Features

Aromatic reactive diluent modified.

YD 120 190 - 210 4100 - 6000 0.5
Features

Aromatic reactive diluent modified, excellent crystallization resistance.