Product

TenCate AmberTool® HXR56 New

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Product description

TenCate AmberTool® HXR56 is an epoxy composite tooling prepreg, fully impregnated into a carbon multi-axial backing ply construction. This two layer product facilitates complex tool construction while allowing efficient lay-up, reducing overall tooling costs.

HXR56 is co-compatible with our heritage HX56 carbon 205gsm 2x2 twill reinforcement surface ply. After a suitable post-cure an end-use temperature of 180ºC (356ºF) is achieved.

Product benefits/features

  • Two layer product for rapid lamination
  • Reduction in de-bulk stages
  • Improved cutting efficiency, reduction in waste

Market segments

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

Details

Product category Thermoset Prepreg
Tooling
Processing Post curable
Autoclave
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 50 hours
Post curable

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