Thermally activated, single component epoxy systems

David A. Unruh, Stefan J. Pastine, Jessica C. Moreton, Jean Frechet

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Abstract

A single component epoxy system in which the resin and hardener components found in many two-component epoxies are combined onto the same molecule is described. The single molecule precursor to the epoxy resin contains both multiple epoxide moieties and a diamine held latent by thermally degradable carbamate linkages. These bis-carbamate "single molecule epoxies" have an essentially infinite shelf life and access a significant range in curing temperatures related to the structure of the carbamate linkages used. © 2011 American Chemical Society.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6318-6325
Number of pages8
JournalMacromolecules
Volume44
Issue number16
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 23 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Polymers and Plastics
  • Inorganic Chemistry

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