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Solvay CYCOM® 977-2 Neat Epoxy Resin
Categories: Polymer; Thermoset; Epoxy

Material Notes: CYCOM® 977-2 is a 350°F (177°C) curing toughened epoxy resin with a 260 – 280°F (126 – 138°C) dry and 220°F (104°C) wet service capability. CYCOM 977-2 is formulated for autoclave or press molding. Unidirectional tape and woven fabric impregnated with CYCOM 977-2 resin will retain tack for at least 10 days at 72°F (22°C) and has a long mechanical out life suitable for fabrication of large structures. The recommended lay-up procedure for this material is L-15. The recommended cure is C-50.

Features & Benefits:

  • Toughened epoxy using Cytec Engineered Materials’ proprietary “co-continuous” morphology
  • 350°F (177°C) cure
  • Available in a broad range of fibers and forms including tape, fabric and roving
  • Excellent impact resistance
  • Controlled flow
  • 260 – 280°F (126 – 138°C) dry and 220°F (104°C) wet service temperature
  • Autoclave or press mold processing
  • Shelf life of 12 months at 0°F (-18°C), 42 days at 72°F (22°C)
Applications:
  • Aircraft primary and secondary structure
  • Space structure
  • Ballistics
  • Cryogenic tanks
  • Any application where impact resistance and light weight are required

Information provided by Cytec, subsequently acquired by Solvay.

Vendors:
Available Properties
  • Density
  • Tensile Strength
  • Tensile Modulus
  • Flexural Strength
  • Flexural Modulus
  • Fracture Toughness, K1C
  • Maximum Service Temperature, Air, wet
  • Maximum Service Temperature, Air, dry
  • Glass Transition Temp, Tg, RDS, 10°C/minute)
  • Processing Temperature, Cure
  • Shelf Life
  • Shelf Life
  
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Solvay, former Rhodia Engineering Plastics

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