TenCate AmberTool® HX42

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Product description

TenCate AmberTool® HX42 is an epoxy composite tooling prepreg. After a suitable post-cure an end-use temperature of 190ºC (374ºF) is achieved.

TenCate AmberTool® HX42 is an exceptional and very well proven system that exhibits a high end-use temperature and extended outlife.

Product benefits/features

  • Proven system for aerospace
  • Shorter cure schedule at lower temperatures
  • Excellent surface finish

Market segments

  • Launch
  • Space & Satellite
  • Motorsport & Formula 1
  • Automotive
  • Aerostructures
  • Radome
  • Industrial


Product category Thermoset Prepreg
Processing Post curable
Resin type Epoxy
Tg (Dry, onset) 200 °C / 392 °F
Cure temperature (Optimal) 60 °C / 140 °F
Cure temperature (Lowest)50 °C / 122 °F
Cure temperature (Highest)75 °C / 167 °F
Tack life 5 days
Post curable

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