Hydrosize® Carbon 280

Brand Family Overview

Hydrosize® Carbon film forming dispersions optimize the surface chemistry of reinforcement fibers that are integral to high performance carbon fiber composites. This series of grades offers a wide variety of solutions depending on the resin compatibility, fiber type, and desired composite performance.

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An APE free, carbon fiber sizing designed for fiber reinforced nylon composites for high temperature applications. It also provides excellent strand integrity and mechanical performance.


Polyamide dispersion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Fiber Sizingchopped strands, elevated thermal performance, mechanical performance, strand integrity, thermal stability

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Physical Properties

These physical properties are typical but should not be considered specifications.

AppearanceWhite liquid
pH10.0 - 11.0
Emulsifier ChargeAnionic
Percent Non-Volatile28.0 - 32.0
Recommended pH Range>7
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 0 - 500
Spindle Number3

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Application Data

This product can be applied by dip, rod, air knife, gravure, spray and blade applicators. Product should be mixed well prior to use.


Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Use personal protective equipment as required.