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Properties of Silicone Modified UV Cured Acrylate and Epoxy Coatings Films

Bob Ruckle, Tom Seung-Tong Cheung

Abstract


Reactive silicones are reacted with commercially available organic resins which have corresponding reactive groups. The groups explored herein are cycloaliphatic epoxy and acrylate. The effect of using silicone/organic hybrids instead of the pure organic resin is evaluated by measuring properties such as appearance (defects, gloss), slip, flexibility, stain release, mar resistance cure time, and impact resistance.

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