Epoxy Resin

Cristex offer a range of high performance Epoxy Resin systems suitable for a variety of manufacturing methods such as hand layup, vacuum infusion, hot press and RTM. The high-performance Resins from Elantas allow parts produced to have higher mechanical properties than many other systems on the market.

Whilst offering a range of different systems for a number of processing methods, Cristex offer a conclusive number of hardeners offering users the choice or curing speeds and thermal properties. Elantas are one of a few manufactures that don’t use toxins in their hardeners, this ensures a user-friendly product from an odour and handling perspective.

The Benefits

  • Used extensively for high performance applications
  • Low odour properties
  • No toxins used in Elantas Epoxy Resins, significantly reducing risk of skin irritation for users

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What We Offer

Our large range of resin systems includes options for infusion, wet layup and RTM. With the ability to combine hardeners and resins with varying curing times e.g. slow hardener with infusion resin it gives you the ability to vary within the hardener family to reach the desired results. Our resins offer UV resistance and the low mix viscosity optimises hand lamination or infusion. All our resin systems have approved health and safety documentation. 

Infusion

Data Sheet Resin / MSDS Hardener / MSDS Mixing Ratio Pot-life (Room temp 25°C)
200ml
Max Tg°C
EC 157 - W 152 LR EC 157 W 152 LR 100:30 110 - 130 minutes 98
EC 157 - W 152 MLR EC 157 W152 MLR 100:30 120 - 150 minutes 90
EC 157 - W 152 MR EC 157 W152 MR 100:30 40 - 50 minutes 90
EC 157 - W 152 XLR EC 157 W152 XLR 100:30 135 - 165 minutes 90
EC 157 - W 152.1 HR EC 157 W152.1 HR 100:30 10 - 14 minutes 88

Wet-layup

Data Sheets Resin /MSDS Hardener / MSDS Mixing Ratio Pot-life (Room temp 25°C)
200 ml
Max Tg°C
EC 152 - W 152 HR EC 152 W152 HR 100:30 10-14 minutes 96
EC 152 - W 152 XLR EC 152 W 152 XLR 100:30 110 - 130 minutes 96
EC 152 W 152 LR EC 152 W 152 LR 100:30 90 - 110 minutes 108
EC 152 W 152 MLR EC 152 W 152 MLR 100:30 95 - 115 minutes 100
EC 152 W 152 MR EC 152 W 152 MR 100:30 35 - 45 minutes 110
EC 147 W 147 100:45 20-25 minutes (100ml) 70

RTM

Data Sheets Resin /MSDS Hardener / MSDS Mixing Ratio Pot-life (Room temp 25°C) Max Tg°C
EC 14 W152 HR 100:30 8-10 min 98

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