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Amine Adduct
 
PCAT - 1030 EPOXY CATALYST
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PCAT - 1030 is tris-(dimethyl-aminomethyl) phenol, a technical grade curing agent. It is Lewis Base catalyst, works to boost the curing mechanism of epoxy resin. It activates the reaction of epoxy resin with polyamide, their adducts, amidoamines, amine adducts, phenalkamines & phenalkamides etc., It also helps to activate the reaction between epoxy polysulphides, various aliphatic acids & anhydrides. Generally, it is also use to catalyse & accelerate reaction between polyols / isocynates & tzimerization of isocynates.
 
Chemical Structure :
Novel Features :
  • Compatible with most of epoxy resins, epoxy curing agents, polar and non polar solvents
  • Boosts the curing mechanism of epoxy with amines, acids, acids anhydrides, polysulphides, polyols with isocynates
  • Improves the speed of drying of phenalkamines at low temperatures
Applications :
Accelerator for Epoxy systems for end uses like
  • Industrial
  • Marine
  • Adhesives
  • Composities
  • Castings
  • Concrete
  • Floorings
  • Laminations
 
Typical Properties :
Sr. No.
Property Unit Specification
1 Appearance Visual Redish brown liquid
2 Colour Gardner <8
3 Odour -- Odour of amine
4 Viscosity @25° C cPs 200 - 500
5 Flash Point ( Closed Cup ) °C / °F 140° / 284°
6 Density @25° C g / cm3 0.96 - 0.98
7 PHR Epox as an accelerator -- 5 - 15
8 For liquid Polysulphide/Epoxy cure Catalyst -- 5 - 15
9 Pot life with Catalyst 10 PHR @25° C -- 40 – 45 min.
Storage & Stability :
Paladin PCAT - 1030 has storage stability of 2 years. Containers with this chemical should be kept tightly closed to avoid contamination. It is to be stored in cool & dry place.
Handling & Precaution :
May be harmful if ingested or absorbed through the skin & can cause sensitization. Will cause severe inflammation in contact with eye & skin. Wash thoroughly after handling. Adequate ventilation is essential during application. Containers should be tightly closed when not in use or during transportation. Do not inhale mist or vapours. It is recommended to use gloves, safety glasses & protective clothing for safe handling.
First AID :
In case of
Inhalation : Remove to fresh air & give oxygen if breathing is difficult
Ingestion : Give plenty of water. Do not induce vomiting. Contact a physician
Contact with Eyes : Flush eyes with plenty of clean water for at least 15 minutes
Contact with skin : Immediately wash with mild soap & water
 
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