TenCate AmberTool® HX56

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Product description

TenCate AmberTool® HX56 is an epoxy composite tooling prepreg. After a suitable post-cure an end-use temperature of 180ºC (356ºF) is achieved. TenCate AmberTool® HX56 achieves an excellent surface finish for small to medium sized autoclave tooling.

Product benefits/features

  • Improved handling properties
  • Excellent surface finish from autoclave curing
  • Small to medium sized autoclave tooling

Market segments

  • Sport & recreation
  • Motorsport & Formula 1
  • Automotive
  • Energy
  • Industrial


Product category Thermoset Prepreg
Processing Post curable
Resin type Epoxy
Tg (Dry, onset) 185 °C / 365 °F
Cure temperature (Optimal) 50 °C / 122 °F
Cure temperature (Lowest) 40 °C / 104 °F
Cure temperature (Highest) 55 °C / 131 °F
Tack life 60 hours
Post curable

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