Liquid & Filled Systems

Laminating Systems

The Ampreg™ 3X Series replaces Gurit`s legacy range of wet laminating systems for the manufacture of large composite structures in the marine, wind and construction industries.

The comprehensive 3X Series portfolio comprises of a single range of low toxicity, blend-able Ampreg 3X hardeners that can be used in conjunction with the following resins:

  • Ampreg 30 Low viscosity Resin: replaces Ampreg 21
  • Ampreg 31 Drainage resistance Resin: replaces Ampreg 22
  • Ampreg 36 Premium Performance Resin: replaces Ampreg 26

Additional ancillary products including Thixotropic Pregel Resin and High Tg hardeners are also available.

Health and Safety Focus

The award winning Ampreg™ 3X Series laminating system has been reformulated to prioritise user health and safety through careful selection of base chemicals. The new low toxicity resin matrix is CMR, SVHC and AEP free* and the hardeners are classified as environmentally non-hazardous.

Light Reflective Technology As Standard

Ampreg 30 is available with LRT (Light Reflective Technology) as standard, which serves as a risk monitoring feature for the user and enables inspection of contamination by means of UV light. To learn more about Gurit® LRT technology, please refer to the respective data sheet.

Ampreg 3X Series Product Selector


System Properties @ 25oC
Mixed Viscosity
150g Pot-Life
 Earliest Time To Apply Vacuum  Latest Time To Apply Vacuum  Earliest De-mould Time
 
Ampreg™ 30 Resin
 Low initial mixed viscosity & good cure progression from ambient only cures, DNV-GL & Lloyd’s Register Certified, Replaces Ampreg™ 21
Ampreg™ 3X Fast Hardener  900cP 1/2 hour
1 1/2 hours
2 hours
3 hours
Ampreg™ 3X Standard Hardener
 750 cP
1 hour

2 ½ hours
3 hours
6 ½ hours
Ampreg™ 3X Slow Hardener  350 cP
4 hours
4 hours
5 hours
16 hours
Ampreg™ 3X Extra-slow Hardener
 300 cP
7 hours
6 hours
7 1/2 hours
40 hours
Ampreg™ 3X Ultra-slow Hardener
 290 cP
10 hours
7 3/4 hours
9 1/4 hours
 -
Ampreg™ 3X High Tg Hardener
 820 cP
8 1/2 hours
 7 3/4 hours 9 1/4 hours 60 hours
 
Ampreg™ 31 Resin
Viscosity optimised for good fabric wet-out and drainage resistance, DNV-GL & Lloyd’s Register Certified, Replaces Ampreg™ 22
Ampreg™ 3X Fast Hardener
 1300cP  1/2 hour
 1 1/4 hours
  1 3/4 hours   2 3/4 hours
Ampreg™ 3X Standard Hardener
 1000cP  1 hour
 2 hours
   2 3/4 hours  5 hours
Ampreg™ 3X Slow Hardener
 500cP  3 1/2 hours
 3 1/4 hours
 4 1/2 hours
 12 hours
Ampreg™ 3X Extra-slow Hardener
 400cP 6 hours
  4 1/4 hours  5 1/2 hours
 20 hours
Ampreg™ 3X Ultra-slow Hardener
 375cP  7 3/4 hours
 8 1/2 hours
 10 hours
 -
Ampreg 3X High Tg Hardener
 1110cP 5 3/4 hours
 4 3/4 hours
 5 3/4 hours
 30 hours
 
Ampreg™ 36 Resin
Improved fabric impregnation, Faster mechanical property generation, High flexural properties, Replaces Ampreg™ 26
Ampreg™ 3X Fast Hardener
 700cP  1/2 hour
 1 1/2 hours
 2 hours
 2 3/4 hours
Ampreg™ 3X Standard Hardener
 450cP  1 hour
 2 1/4 hours
 3 hours
 5 3/4 hours
Ampreg™ 3X Slow Hardener
 275cP  3 1/2 hours
 3 1/2 hours
 4 1/2 hours
 13 hours
Ampreg™ 3X Extra-slow Hardener
 200cP  6 hours
 4 3/4 hours
 5 3/4 hours
 21 hours
Ampreg™ 3X Ancillaries Ampreg™ 3X Thixotropic Pregel
Resin additive with a grease-like consistency, used primarily as a thixotrope - to be added to low viscosity laminating resins for applications where resin drainage is a concern.  Refer to product datasheet for more information.
Ampreg™ F230-2 Foaming Epoxy
Ampreg™ F230-2 is a three-part foaming epoxy system using Ampreg 3X hardeners. The final density of the cured product can be controlled by the careful addition of the Foaming Agent, although the product is optimised to the 150 – 300kg/m³ range.
Ampreg™ 3X Adhesion Promoter
Ampreg™ 3X Adhesion Promoter (AP) is a unique resin system formulated to promote the adhesion between epoxy and vinylester resin. This allows production boatbuilders to use existing polyester gelcoats with higher performance epoxy resins supplied by Gurit.
For further information, please see the related documents on the side bar or contact your customer support representative.