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TenCate RS-3
Cyanate Ester

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Product description

RS-3 is a modified cyanate ester resin developed to provide a good balance between toughness and high temperature/wet performance. RS-3 has been evaluated and qualified in the areas of satellite, airframe/missile, and dielectric structures. RS-3 is also available in several modified formulations including: RS-3C, a controlled flow vacuum bag/oven cure version.

Product benefits/features
  • Large base of qualified applications
  • Simple 350°F (177°C) “epoxy-like” processing
  • Low shrinkage during cure
  • Low moisture absorption performance and good hot/wet performance
Market segments
  • Radome
  • Space/Satellite
Product type Thermoset Prepreg
Resin type Cyanate Ester
Tg 191°C/375°F
Initial cure temp 177°C/350°F
Cure time 2 hours at 177°C/350°F
Outtime 30 days
Post curable Yes
Vacuum processable Yes
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