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


  • May discolor in direct sunlight.
  • May yellow slowly with age.
  • HisGlassworks: Hxtal NYL1 SDS

Physical and Chemical Properties

  • Cures in about 1 week at 20C or 2 days at 35C
  • Glass transition temp = 48-55 C
  • Refractive Index = 1.51

Resources and Citations

  • S.Williston, "Epoxy Hxtal NYL-1" AIC Newsletter, Feb. 1983, p.12.
  • 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
  • CoOL DISTLIST - 6 Mar 02 Stephen Koob - RI and newsletter citation
  • Conservation termlist : www.hants.org.uk/museums