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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 Molding Compounds

    Hexion phenolic molding compounds and engineering thermosets – based on Bakelite® resins – are found in a variety of applications from household articles such as pot handles, toaster parts and fittings for ovens and dishwashers to automotive items such as brake pistons, lamp casings and pump parts.


  • Bakelite® Engineering Thermosets for Electrical Applications

    Because of their excellent heat resistance, mechanical strength, and electrical insulating properties, Bakelite® engineering thermosets have been used for decades in a wide variety of electrical applications such as motor parts and switches. We offer a broad product selection including organic and inorganically filled products with properties optimized for specific applications and UL listing requirements.



    General Purpose Electrical PartsSafety SwitchhousesElectro-Technical PartsElectrical Part Encapsulation Increased Temperature StabilityImproved Electrical InsulationImproved Dimensional AccuracyIncreased Mechanical StrengthFlame RetardantStyrene and Halogen FreeChemical and Heat ResistantIncreased Tracking ResistanceIncreased Impact StrengthImproved Sliding Friction Properties
        Bakelite® PF2175          
        Bakelite® PF2736          
        Bakelite® PF31          
        Bakelite® PF51          
        Bakelite® PF2874          
        Bakelite® EP8412          
        Bakelite® UP3415          
        Bakelite® UP3620          
        Bakelite® UP3720          


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