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  • Unmatched Phenolic Resin Application Expertise

    Hexion’s Bakelite® family of phenolic resins are proven in a broad range of applications and are the industry-standard in areas as diverse as refractories and composite parts for rail interiors. With over 100 years of formulation expertise, we can also optimize our resin products to fit your specific application requirements and take your process to the next level. 

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  • Bakelite® Phenolic Resins for Refractories

     Hexion is a long-time leader in thermoset resin technology for the refractory industry. Our Bakelite® portfolio of high-strength, lower VOC phenolic resin products can be used in the production of highly durable shaped and unshaped products as well as for impregnation.


    Bakelite® phenolic resins for refractories are offered as resoles or novolacs, in liquid and powder forms. They can be used in a variety of refractory production processes: cold and warm mixing, hydraulic and isostatic pressing, casting and impregnation. Special formulations are available where reduced odor is required. 
     Bakelite-Phenolic-Resins-for-Refractories

     

    ApplicationFormProductBenefit
    ShapedUnshaped   
    Flow Control Components (Nozzles, Shrouds, Stoppers)Dolomite BricksMagnesium-Carbon BricksOther Refractory BricksSlide GatesTundishTaphole ClayRamming MixLiquidPowder Increased CompressibilityReduced Moisture PickupReduced Metal Penetration (increased density/reduced porosity)Improved FormabilityIncreased LongevityImproved Green StrengthFlexible Processing in Various FormulationsReduced Odor
              Durite
    RD-2414
            
              Durite 
    RL-1244*
            
              Durite
    RL-2395*
            
              Durite
    RD-2475
            
              Durite
    RL-744C
            
              Durite
    RD-2424A
            
              Durite
    RL-964B
            

    *Use with a powder resin such as Durite RD-2424A for optimum performance

     

    Additional products are available for this application. Please contact Customer Service for information.