Epotel 1000
High Performance Water Clear Epoxy Resin and Binder

4 m2/L (160 ft2/gal) @ 10 mils DFT – Varies depending on System

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Epotel 1000 is superior quality, water clear, 100% solid, low odour, low VOC and high gloss epoxy binder and top coat.  Durex® Epotel 1000 is design to use for Durex decorative system as binder and top coat where highest level of aesthetics is required.  Epotel 1000 is resistant to changes in clarity, making it ideal for decorative flooring applications.  Epotel 1000 is to be used for a variety of decorative systems such as Dur-A-Metallic, Dur-A-Quartz, Dur-A-Flake, Dur-A-Glitter and Dur-A-Granit systems.

  • Water clear
  • Self-leveling and seamless­­­­
  • Self-priming
  • Slower curing, easy to use
  • Good hardness
  • Good chemical and solvent resistance
  • Excellent adhesion
  • Very low odour
  • Blushing-free properties
  • Low viscosity
  • Good resistance to yellowing
  • Formulated using high-quality resins:  Bisphenol A/F Epoxy / Cycloaliphatic Amine

Epotel 1000 is used as a clear binder and high-performance epoxy topcoat in decorative floor system applications.  The excellent clarity and clarity retention makes it idea to be used in conjunction with flooring systems that utilize decorative quartz, flake, metallic and like elements. 

Physical Properties



4 m2/L (160 ft2/gal) @ 10 mils DFT – Varies depending on System

Cure Time @ 23°C (75°F), 55% RH

To touch: 10 hours

Light traffic: 12 hours

Fully cured: 72 hours

Recommended Film Thicknes

10-20 mils DFT - Varies depending on System

Mix Ratio
  • 2:1 by volume
  • Part A (Resin): Part B (Catalyst)
Pot Life @ 23°C (75°F)

30 – 35 minutes


Lacquer thinner or xylene

Performance Properties
Method Results
Percent Solids

ASTM D7232-06

100% (volume – clear)

Viscosity (Brookfield) 23°C (75°F), A+B

ASTM D2196

500 cps Clear


ASTM D3960-05


Specific Gravity (Part A + B)


  • 1.07 ± 0.01 g/L
  • 8.90 ± 0.1 lb/gal
Compressive Strength

ASTM 695-85

8,500 psi (58.6) MPa)

Tensile Strength

ASTM 695-85

1,850 psi (12.8 MPa)

Tensile Modulus

ASTM D638-86

480 psi (12.8 MPa)


ASTM D638-86


Flexural Modulus

ASTM D790-86

490 psi (3.4 MPa)

Abrasion Resistance

ASTM D4060-90

0.030g loss

Mar Resistance

ASTM D5178-91

1.0 kg

Shore D Hardness