LED ENCAPSULANTS

Epoxy & Polyurethane Compounds for Superior LED Encapsulation

Epic Resins has been formulating leading-edge LED encapsulation technologies for decades. Our epoxy and polyurethane specialists create high-quality LED encapsulants that last as long as the LED light itself. For cost-effective, reliable LED encapsulation compounds designed for a wide range of industrial and commercial application (including custom formulations), Epic Resins is your answer.

LED Encapsulation Benefits

Benefits of LED encapsulation include:

  • Protection to improve durability and reliability
  • Improve heat dissipation to protect the LED chip performance
  • Improve light efficiency through light beam distribution
  • Provide protection from UV energy

Common LED Encapsulation Applications

Some of the most common LED encapsulation applications include:

  • Outdoor LED Displays
  • LED Drivers
  • Decorative and Outdoor Strip Lighting
  • Power Supplies
  • LED Lamps with Integrated Drivers
  • Automotive Lighting
  • Pool & Spa lighting
  • Emergency Lighting & Signaling

Epic Resins

Epoxy Resin & Polyurethane Compounds for LED Encapsulation

Protect and insulate fragile wire bonds from moisture, thermal shock, vibration, and other potentially damaging conditions with our epoxy and polyurethane compounds. Epic Resins' formulation and manufacturing processes exceed all industry expectations for quality, cost, and dependability.

Custom Formulated LED Encapsulation Resins

Our experts partner with you, leveraging our experience in multiple chemistries and applications to recommend products or develop solutions fit for your project and process specifications. If one of our current products does not entirely fit your needs, we'll adjust or develop a formula to work with your unique product properties. Our fully equipped development and quality assurance labs allow us to create consistent and innovative solutions across the LED market.

LED Encapsulating Compounds

Epic S7470 is a series of two component urethane adhesives. This series features a convenient 1:1 volumetric mix ratio with a light paste consistency for easy workability. S7470 has been formulated to provide adhesion to a variety of substrates including plastic and metal surfaces. For example, S7470 can be used in battery bonding, connector potting and as an LED lens adhesive. This series is available in a wide variety of colors, viscosities and gel times.

Viscosity: 65,000 - 70,000 cps @ 25°C, 20 RPM
Hardness: 87 – 91 (1 hour @ 135°C) Shore D
Application: End-Cap Adhesives

Epic S7478 series 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.

Viscosity: 5,000 – 7,000 cps @ 25°C, 20 RPM
Hardness: 75 – 80 Shore A @ 25°C
Application: LED Potting & Encapsulating

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.

S7524 is a transparent, UL 94 V-0 recognized, polyurethane potting compound. This system is unfilled and is excellent for applications requiring low mixed viscosity for better flow into tight tolerance areas. EPIC S7524 would be an excellent choice for White Goods applications, sensor potting, switches and control modules.

Viscosity: 170 – 230 cps @ 25°C, 20 RPM
Hardness: 61 – 65 Shore A @ 25°C
Application: LED Potting & Encapsulating

EPIC R1055/H5083 is a UL recognized vacuum grade modified epoxy system with 180°C RTI. Low mixed viscosity and a long gel time allow this material to achieve 100% penetration of tightly wound coils and tight tolerance spaces in potting applications.

Viscosity: 2,300 – 3,300 cps @ 25°C, 20 RPM
Hardness: 85 – 90 Shore D @ 25°C
Application: LED Potting & Encapsulating

EPIC S7512 is a thermally conductive epoxy potting compound that possesses a long work life and low mixed viscosity to fully encapsulate tight tolerance areas.

Viscosity: 4,000 – 5,000 cps @ 25°C, 20 RPM
Hardness: 88 – 91 Shore D @ 25°C
Application: LED Potting & Encapsulating

EPIC S7513 is a thermally conductive epoxy potting and casting compound with a low coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE) and low mixed viscosity, allowing penetration of intricate areas of electronics applications while reducing stress to delicate components during thermal cycling.

Viscosity: 2,500 – 3,500 cps @ 25°C, 20 RPM
Hardness: 84 – 87 Shore D @ 25°C
Application: LED Potting & Encapsulating

EPIC S7515 is an optically clear aliphatic polyurethane that has exceptional UV resistance. Low mixed viscosity and short gel time allow for easy air release and quick turnover of parts in high volume production settings.

Viscosity: 500 – 700 cps @ 25°C, 20 RPM
Hardness: 30 – 35 Shore D @ 25°C
Application: LED Potting & Encapsulating

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.

Viscosity: 250 – 350 cps @ 25°C, 20 RPM
Hardness: 77 – 83 Shore D @ 25°C
Application: LED Potting & Encapsulating

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 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.

EPIC S7302 is a medium durometer polyurethane potting compound used in applications that are subject to regular thermal cycling between -70°C and 135°C with short excursions up to 160°C. EPIC S7302 has low viscosity allowing excellent penetration as well as good adhesion to both plastic and metal case materials.

Viscosity: 2,500 – 3,500 cps @ 25°C, 20 RPM
Hardness: 68 – 72 Shore A @ 25°C
Application: LED Potting & Encapsulating

EPIC S7475 is a premium, RoHS compliant, polyurethane potting compound that is UL 94 V-0 recognized. Low mixed viscosity allows this material to flow under PCB's and into tight tolerance areas. EPIC S7475 is suited for applications that will see constant thermal cycling due to its very low glass transition temperature and soft durometer.

Viscosity: 3,500 – 4,500 cps @ 25°C, 20 RPM
Hardness: 50 – 65 Shore OO @ 25°C
Application: LED Potting & Encapsulating

EPIC S7527 is a UL 94 V-0 recognized polyurethane potting compound with excellent thermal and electrical properties. EPIC S7527 is outstanding for potting encapsulating sensitive electronics exposed to outdoor environments. EPIC S7527 is designed for use in equipment conforming to UL 8750, the standard for LED equipment for use in lighting products. This polyurethane has undergone extensive UL testing and has achieved a 150°C RTI rating, a rating previously unavailable with flexible polyurethane potting compounds.

Viscosity: 3,000 – 4,000 cps @ 25°C, 20 RPM
Hardness: 88 – 92 Shore A @ 25°C
Application: LED Potting & Encapsulating

EPIC D9980 is a rigid, two-component aliphatic polyurethane designed to be UV stable, optically clear and display minimal color change and high gloss retention after 1,000 hours of accelerated weather testing. EPIC D9980 has been used in applications that operate up to 130°C.

Viscosity: 300 – 600 cps @ 25°C, 20 RPM
Hardness: 75 – 80 Shore D @ 25°C

WHY EPIC RESINS?

Epic Resins has been at the forefront of LED encapsulation technologies for decades, as a trusted formulator and manufacturer. We ensure your epoxy or polyurethane compound lasts as long as the LED light itself. For reliable, cost-effective LED encapsulation, Epic Resins is the answer.

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