Mid-temperature component prepreg with superb surface finish

RP-542-1 is a controlled flow, tough epoxy prepreg system formulated for the manufacture of high performance structural composite parts requiring very good impact strength properties. The system has been formulated for a medium temperature cure of 80 - 120°C under vacuum or autoclave pressure and is also suitable for press moulding. Fully cured, this system has a dry service temperature capability up to 120°C. The component surface finish with this system is excellent.

RP542-1 Technical data

Key Features & Benefits

  • Excellent surface finish
  • Core bondable
  • Standard Cure 80°C - 120°C
  • Service Temperature up to 120°C
  • Tg onset 117°C, Midpoint 126°C with post cure
  • Controlled flow system
  • Out life 40 days at 20°C
  • Available on most of PRF’s reinforcement fabrics

Available in our new prepreg material made using recycled chopped carbon mat: