Hxtal NYL-1

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A trademark for a two-part epoxy adhesive made with the diglycidyl ether of bisphenol A and triethylene diamine. Hxtal NYL-1 is a low viscosity, colorless, transparent resin that hardens to form a clear strong bond. It has been used for glass and china repair. Hxtal may discolor in direct sunlight.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Hxtal NYL1

Other Properties

Cures in about 1 week at 20C or 2 days at 35C

Glass transition temp = 48-55 C

Refractive Index 1.51

Hazards and Safety

May discolor in direct sunlight. May yellow slowly with age.

Additional Information

° HisGlassworks: Hxtal NYL-1: MSDS and Information sheet

° S.Williston, "Epoxy Hxtal NYL-1" AIC Newsletter, Feb. 1983, p.12.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Jane Down, Adhesive projects at the Canadian Conservation Institute, Preprints of the SSCR's 2nd Resins Conference, Sept. 1995, Scottish Society for Conservation & Restoration, Edinburgh
  • External source or communication Comment: CoOL DISTLIST - 6 Mar 02 Stephen Koob - RI and newsletter citation
  • Website address 1 Comment: conservation termlist : www.hants.org.uk/museums

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