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Light Emitting Diode (LED) Potting Applications and LED Encapsulants

LED EncapsulationEpoxy Resin and Polyurethane Compounds for Peerless LED Encapsulation

The demand for LED encapsulants is expected to double in the next few years. Forbes anticipates market share growth from 18% to 70% by 2020. Packaged LED lighting will dominate the demand. Epic Resins specializes in quality LED encapsulation for any industry or application.

Our epoxy and resin formulations insulate fragile wire bonds from moisture, thermal shock, vibration, and other potentially damaging conditions. Liquid epoxy is poured into the LED chamber and bracketed to the desired shape. Our high-efficiency ovens then cure the mold. Epic Resins epoxy manufacturing process has exceeded industry expectations in quality, cost and dependability.

For decades Epic Resins has been formulating leading-edge LED encapsulation technologies. One component of our quality is the exemplary technical training of our epoxy and polyurethane specialists. Our specialists ensure your epoxy or polyurethane compound lasts as long as the LED light itself with meticulous formulation for exceptional results. Epic Resins is your answer for cost-effective, reliable LED encapsulation.

LED Encapsulation Improves Applications in Innumerable Industries

LED Encapsulant polyurethane compound

Epic Resins LED potting formulations are dynamic. We engineer epoxy and polyurethane solutions varied in hardness, pot life, thermal integrity, temperature tolerance, viscosity and more. If you need LED encapsulation Epic Resins can do it. We’ve devised polyurethane potting compounds for automotive lights, LED signs and LED embedded indicators. The scrupulous chemical engineers at Epic Resins frequently combine polyurethane compounds to prevent mechanical failure and moisture damage, extending the life of the LED. Epoxy LED encapsulation is also common but for extreme thermal resistance.

Other common LED encapsulation applications include:

  • Advertising banners
  • Aviation and airplane lighting
  • Home and business lighting
  • Theater lighting
  • Architectural lighting

Epic S7478 - 2 Component Polyurethane LED Potting Compound

Epic S7478 is a two component polyurethane potting compound designed for use in high temperature applications.  Epic S7478 is UL 94 V-0 recognized in a thin cross section without the use of halogen flame retardants and offers a 140°C RTI recognized by UL. The Epic S7478 works extremely well for LED drivers that must meet the requirements of UL 8750 safety standards for LED equipment in lighting products, damp location drivers, electrical encapsulation, signs and many other electrical potting applications.  For more technical information on Epic S7478 please view the brochure below.

Epic S7253 - 2 Component Polyurethane Encapsulation Compound

Epic S7253 series of products are two component polyurethane encapsulation compounds that are recognized by Underwriter's Laboratories as flame retardant materials. The S7253 series of LED potting urethanes are available in a variety of colors and gel times. The S7253 series of polyurethane LED encapsulants have a low mixed viscosity and good thermal conductivity.


Epic S7144 - 2 Component Polyurethane LED Potting Compound

Epic S7144 series of products are two component polyurethane LED potting compounds that are formulated in a variety of colors and gel times. The S7144 series of products are designed with a meter mix friendly 3:1 ratio by volume, a Shore A Hardness of 80, and good hydrolytic stability for LED encapsulation applications.

 

Epic S7280 - 2 Component Polyurethane LED Potting Compound

Epic S7280 is a two component polyurethane LED potting compound based on polybutadiene chemistry. This polybutadiene character gives S7280 urethane improved elevated temperature properties required in LED encapsulation. The S7280 is a fast gel version of Epic's popular S7220-02 polyurethane for LED potting.


Epic S7310 - 2 Component Urethane Potting Compound

Epic S7310 is a black two component urethane compound featuring low viscosity, a 1:1 volumetric mixing ratio, good resin/hardener compatibility, and good durometer stability after being exposed to elevated temperatures.

Epic S7160 - 2 Component Epoxy Compound

EPIC S7160 is a two component clear epoxy system designed for coating or encapsulating a variety of substrates. S7160 features a low viscosity and long pot life to provide air bubble free castings.

Polyurethane LED potting compound S7144

Thermally Conductive Epoxy LED Potting

For applications requiring heat transfer, Epic Resins’ epoxy LED potting compounds are engineered for thermal conductivity. They prevent moisture and contamination across a broad temperature range. Regardless of your thermal conductivity or moisture prevention needs, the potting specialists at Epic Resis will help you choose optimal materials for your LED encapsulation.

Solid-State Lighting is the luminating technology of the future, but tests indicate that SSL technology can be unreliable. Epic Resins has conducted Hammer testing and determined numerous ways improve SSL integrity with better driver design. Selection of appropriate compound is imperative in controlling two common SSL failures: board-level corrosion and solder joint fatigue in the driver circuit.

View our interactive online LED encapsulation potting brochure.

Contact the LED potting material formulators at Epic Resins today for more information on our excellent encapsulating and thermally conductive sealing compounds.

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Epic S7478 Potting Compound Technical Data Sheet