Formaldehyde (MF) Resins
countertops, cabinetry, surface coatings, textile finishes, paper processing
and bonding are some of the areas where melamine formaldehyde resins have
excelled and continue to be widely used today. Hexion is an expert in
melamine chemistry with resins and additives serving these markets and many
Our melamine resin
technology is versatile and adaptable. Most of our MF resins are
highly customizable allowing our skilled technical service team to find the
perfect fit for your application.
Melamine resins are
divided into two primary categories:
Methylated melamine formaldehyde resins have
been etherified to varying degrees and provide excellent stability even at very
high solids content. This makes them a prime choice for use in coating,
crosslinking, textile, nonwoven and papermaking applications.
or non-methylated melamine formaldehyde
resins are typically used in decorative laminates,
composites and other water-based applications. Our resins are adaptable to a
wide variety of system parameters and, when cured, are colorless, durable, and
View general technical data sheetsfor melamine resins
In addition to market
leading technology and quality, Hexion provides the highest level of
technical service for our customers. Our unparalleled team of application
chemists is ready to assist in finding the right resin and additive package to
meet the demands of your application.
Questions related to
formaldehyde and its use are very important to consumers, manufacturers
and regulators in today’s market. Hexion's melamine chemistry is
well suited to help customers meet even the lowest in as-delivered and
finished-product emissions standards. Together with our EcoBind™ resin technology for
wood composite binders, Hexion provides our customers some of the
lowest emission adhesive systems in the world.