Hydrosize® Carbon 280

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 »


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.

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Fiber Sizingstrand integrity, chopped strands, thermal stability, mechanical performance, elevated thermal performance

Physical Properties

AppearanceWhite liquid
pH10.0 – 11.0
Emulsifier ChargeAnionic
Percent Non-Volatile28.0% – 32.0%
Recommended pH Range> 7
Brookfield Viscosity Range< 500
Spindle Number3

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

Additional Information

Description: Polyamide dispersion

Handling: Ensure adequate ventilation. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.

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

Shelf Life: 24 Months

Technical Data Sheet: Click here to download a Technical Data Sheet PDF for Hydrosize® Carbon 280

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

Cincinnati, OH, USA (HSCF280)

Aubange, Belgium (HSCF280.E)