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Ecoflex™ 5

EpoxAmite™ 101 vs. Ecoflex™ 5

Super-Soft, Addition Cure Silicone Rubber

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EpoxAmite™ 101

EpoxAmite™ 101 vs. Ecoflex™ 5Ecoflex™ 5

FAST Cure Epoxy Laminating System

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Key Differences

Product Type
  • Silicone Rubber - Platinum Cure
  • Epoxy Casting and Laminating Resins
Mixed Viscosity13,000 cps1,000 cps
Pot Life1 minute11 minutes
Cure Time5 minutes8 hours
Shore D Hardness84
Shore A Hardness5
ColorTranslucentClear Yellow
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All Technical Data

Ecoflex™ 5EpoxAmite™ 101
Product Type
  • Silicone Rubber - Platinum Cure
  • Epoxy Casting and Laminating Resins
Mixed Viscosity13,000 cps1,000 cps
Mix Ratio By Volume1A:1B4A:1B
Mix Ratio By Weight1A:1B100A:24B
Pot Life1 minute11 minutes
Thin Film Working Time30 minutes
Cure Time5 minutes8 hours
Shore D Hardness84
Shore A Hardness5
Specific Gravity1.07 g/cc1.13 g/cc
Specific Volume25.8 cu. in./lb.24.5 cu. in./lb.
ColorTranslucentClear Yellow
Die B Tear Strength75 pli
Tensile Strength350 psi
Tensile Modulus445,000 psi
Ultimate Tensile7,930 psi
Tensile Elongation2.45 %
Elongation @ Break1,000 %
100% Modulus15 psi
Compressive Strength11,550 psi
Compressive Modulus121,400 psi
Flexural Strength13,660 psi
Flexural Modulus468,000 psi
Shrinkage<.001 in. / in.
Heat Deflection Temp133 °F
Useful Temperature (min)-65 °F
Useful Temperature (max)450 °F
Flexural Strength on 6 ply / 10 oz. Laminate30,700 psi
Ultimate Tensile on 6 ply / 10 oz. Laminate35,100 psi

Product Description

Ecoflex™ 5

Ecoflex™ rubbers are platinum-catalyzed silicones that are versatile and easy to use. Ecoflex™ rubbers are mixed 1A:1B by weight or volume and cured at room temperature with negligible shrinkage.  Low viscosity ensures easy mixing and de-airing. Dispense using our convenient dispensing cartridges. Cured rubber is very soft, very strong and very “stretchy”, stretching many times its original size without tearing and will rebound to its original form without distortion.

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EpoxAmite™ 101

EpoxAmite™ 101 is an easy-to-use liquid epoxy system formulated for a wide variety of fabrication applications. EpoxAmite™ 101 includes the EpoxAmite™ 100 Base and the EpoxAmite™ 101 FAST Hardener.  EpoxAmite™ 101 is unfilled, low in viscosity, odorless and cures at room temperature. Cured epoxy displays exceptional physical and performance properties. It can be sanded, shaped, machined, drilled, tapped and painted.

EpoxAmite™ 101 can be used with reinforcements such as S-Glass, E-Glass, Kevlar and Carbon fibers for lay-up applications or composite parts. EpoxAmite™ 101 can also be mixed with fillers such as fumed silica for gel coat applications. Urefil™ 3, Urefil™ 7 and other fillers can be added for fairing, filleting or bonding applications.

Applications: Wet Lay-Up Lamination, General Bonding & Repair, Clear Coating - Gel Coating, Barrier Coating, Thin-Section Casting, Water Proofing, Patching & Small Laminates 

Also available: EpoxAmite™ 102 MEDIUM SET and EpoxAmite™ 103 SLOW SET 

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