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Solvay MTM® 28 series Epoxy Matrix Resin
Categories: Polymer; Thermoset; Epoxy

Material Notes: Description: MTM28 series prepregs are based on 120°C(248°F) curing toughened, epoxy matrix resins that have been specifically developed for the manufacture of components requiring high damage tolerance.

Features & Benefits:

  • Versatile processing: autoclave, oven vacuum bag and press molding
  • 30 days out life at 21°C (70°F)
  • 12 months storage at -18°C(0°F)
  • 85 to 160°C (185 to 320°F) cure
  • Good tack and drape
  • Excellent impact resistance
  • Excellent adhesion to core materials
  • 80°C (176°F) end use temperature
Product Variants:
MTM28B: Black pigmented version of MTM28
MTM28-1: Formatted for unidirectional fiber reinforcement
MTMT28-1B: Black pigmented version of MTM28-1
MTM28-2: Lower tack level
MTM28-2B: Black pigmented version of MTM28-2
MTM28-3: Higher grab characteristic for tube rolling
MTM28-3B: Black pigmented version of MTM28-3
MTM28-3: Higher viscosity
MTM28-4B: Black pigmented version of MTM28-4
MTM28-5: Very low tack level
MTM28-5B: Black pigmented version of MTM28-5

Note 1: Material: MTM28-1/t700-36% RW; Cure cycle: 1 hour at 120°C (248°F), 6.2 bar (90 psi)

Information provided by Cytec, subsequently acquired by Solvay.

Available Properties
  • Density, Cured resin, 1 hr at 120°C
  • Storage Temperature
  • Tensile Strength, ASTM D3039, 90°, Note 1
  • Tensile Strength, ASTM D3039, 0°, Note 1
  • Tensile Modulus, ASTM D3039, 90° Tensile, Note 1
  • Tensile Modulus, ASTM D3039, 0° Tensile, Note 1
  • Flexural Strength, CRAG 200, 0°, Note 1
  • Flexural Modulus, CRAG 200, 0°, Note 1
  • Compressive Strength, ASTM D695 (MOD), 0°, Note 1
  • Compressive Modulus, ASTM D695 (MOD), 0°, Note 1
  • Shear Modulus, ASTM D3518, ±45 Interlaminar, Note 1
  • Shear Strength, ASTM D2344, 0° Interlaminar, Note 1
  • Shear Strength, ASTM D3518, ±45 In-plane, Note 1
  • Glass Transition Temp, Tg, DMA E' onset Tg, 1 hr at 120°C
  • Cure Time
  • Cure Time
  • Cure Time
  • Shelf Life
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Manufacturer Notes:
Solvay, former Rhodia Engineering Plastics

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