Hydrosize® Carbon 240

Hydrosize Carbon 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. Learn more about Hydrosize Carbon »


A polymer sizing for carbon fiber to reinforce nylon. This product provides strand integrity in chopped strand applications and contributes to great mechanical properties in the final composite.

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Fiber Sizingstrand integrity, chopped strands, PA compatible, PC compatible, thermal stability, mechanical performance

Physical Properties

AppearanceMilky white liquid
pH7.0 – 9.0
Emulsifier ChargeAnionic / Nonionic
Percent Non-Volatile58.0% – 60.0%
Recommended pH Range> 7
Brookfield Viscosity Range200 – 1500
Spindle Number3

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

Additional Information

Description: Polyurethane dispersion

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

Storage: Keep containers tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place. Keep from freezing

Shelf Life: 12 Months

Technical Data Sheet: Click here to download a Technical Data Sheet PDF for Hydrosize® Carbon 240

Site(s) of Manufacture (and Product Code):

Cincinnati, OH, USA (HSCF240)