In addition to resins and curing agents, fillers are the most common ingredient in an adhesive formulation. Depending on the type of filler employed, it can have varied effects on the epoxy system. They can improve machinability, mechanical strength properties, corrosion resistance, thermal stability, abrasion resistance and dimensional stability. Specific fillers are capable of providing exceptional flame retardancy, heat dissipation properties and electrical conductivity.
ARTICLE: FILLERS FOR EPOXY RESINS 30 March 2017