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Aerospace Edge Sealing Brochure


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  • 1. Aerospace_Edge-Sealing 2/26/10 10:50 AM Page 1 Advanced Materials Edge Sealing with Huntsman Aerospace Products To increase strength and moisture resistance of honeycomb composite sandwich panels, Huntsman manufactures a full range of epoxy syntactics designed specifically for edge sealing. Aircraft manufacturers and repair stations use these materials to fabricate and refurbish cabin components such as overhead baggage bins, floor panels and lavatory cabinets as well as flight control surfaces, nacelles and landing gear doors. Huntsman edge sealing syntactics are produced in a range of densities to meet the handling and performance requirements of customers. Products include: Epocast® 1628-A/B and 1629-A/B ultra-low density syntactics, Epocast® 1617-A/B and 1618-A/B low-density syntactics and Epocast® 89537-A/B and 1652-A/B medium- density syntactics. Huntsman also supplies a one-component epoxy designated Epocast® 1610-A1 ultra-low density syntactic. The majority of Huntsman edge sealing materials are self-extinguishing and feature: Qualified to Boeing, Sikorsky and other OEM specifications Easy to apply viscosities Sag-resistance for use on vertical surfaces High strength
  • 2. Aerospace_Edge-Sealing 2/26/10 10:50 AM Page 2 Edge Sealing with Huntsman Aerospace Products Edge Sealing Process Flatten core before sealing Apply syntactic to fill core Complete project by sanding cured edge sealant Edge Sealing Materials Epocast® Epocast® Epocast® Epocast® Epocast® Epocast® Epocast® Properties 1628-A/B 1629-A/B 1617-A/B 1618-A/B 89537-A/B 1652-A/B 1610-A1 Work Life, @ 77ºF, min. >60 30-80 60-90 10-20 70 30-60 30 days Density, g/cc (lbs./ft ) 3 0.50 (31) 0.50 (31) 0.70 (44) 0.70 (44) 0.90 (56) 0.80 (50) 0.50 (31) Service Temperature, ºF 160 160 160 200 350 350 200 Compressive Strength, psi 2,800 3,000 5,500 5,000 8,500 8,000 2,400 Self-Extinguishing Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Selected Specifications BMS 5-28, BMS 5-28, BMS 5-28, BMS 5-28, BMS 5-28, GM 4006, BMS 5-28, Ty 28 Ty 9 Ty 17 Ty 18, Cl 1 Ty 7, Cl 2 Ty 1, Cl B Ty 10 IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE: CONTACT US TODAY FOR Epocast® is a registered trademark of Huntsman Corporation of an affiliate thereof in one or more, but not all, countries. MORE INFORMATION ABOUT Sales of the product described herein (“Product”) are subject to the general terms and conditions of sale of either Huntsman Advanced Materials Americas LLC, or its appropriate affiliate including without limitation Huntsman HUNTSMAN EDGE SEALING SYSTEMS Advanced Materials (Europe) BVBA, Huntsman Advanced Materials LLC, Huntsman Advanced Materials Americas Inc., or Huntsman Advanced Materials (Hong Kong) Ltd. (“Huntsman”). The following supercedes Buyer’s documents. AT 888-564-9318. While the information and recommendations included in this publication are, to the best of Huntsman’s knowledge, accurate as of the date of publication, NOTHING CONTAINED HEREIN IS TO BE CONSTRUED AS A REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NONINFRINGEMENT OF ANY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS, OR WARRANTIES AS TO QUALITY OR CORRESPONDENCE WITH PRIOR DESCRIPTION OR SAMPLE, AND THE BUYER ASSUMES ALL RISK AND LIABILITY WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM THE USE OF SUCH PRODUCT, WHETHER USED SINGLY OR IN COMBINATION WITH OTHER SUBSTANCES. No statements or recommendations made herein are to be construed as a representation about the suitability of any Americas Product for the particular application of Buyer or user or as an inducement to infringe any patent or other intellectual property right. Data and results are based on controlled conditions and/or lab work. Buyer is responsible to determine Huntsman Advanced Materials the applicability of such information and recommendations and the suitability of any Product for its own particular purpose, and to ensure that its intended use of the Product does not infringe any intellectual property rights. Americas Customer Service Center The Product may be or become hazardous. Buyer should (i) obtain Material Safety Data Sheets and Technical Data Sheets from Huntsman containing detailed information on Product hazards and toxicity, together with proper shipping, handling 10003 Woodloch Forest Drive and storage procedures for the Product, (ii) take all steps necessary to adequately inform, warn and familiarize its employees, agents, direct and indirect customers and contractors who may handle or be exposed to the Product of all hazards pertaining to and proper procedures for safe handling, use, storage, transportation and disposal of and exposure The Woodlands, Texas 77380 to the Product and (iii) comply with and ensure that its employees, agents, direct and indirect customers and contractors who may handle or be exposed to the Product comply with all safety information contained in the applicable Material 888-564-9318 Safety Data Sheets, Technical Data Sheets or other instructions provided by Huntsman and all applicable laws, regulations and standards relating to the handling, use, storage, distribution and disposal of and exposure to the Product. E-mail: Please note that products may differ from country to country. If you have any queries, kindly contact your local Huntsman representative. © 03/2010 Huntsman Corporation. All rights reserved.