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Household/Other Applications for Molding Compounds

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Hexion’s thermosetting molding compounds are utilized when there must be a combination of good electrical insulating properties and high heat resistance, rigidity, surface hardness, high elastic modulus and good solvent resistance. Even if the recommended operating temperature range is temporarily exceeded, dimensional stability will be maintained.

 

Products

Product Advantages

Product Strengths

Bakelite® Phenolic Molding Compounds

 

Bakelite Polyester Molding Compounds

  • Very good surface properties
  • Heat resistance for suitable applications combined with design freedom
  • Resembles actual practice tests
  • High copper-adhesive molding compounds
  • Insulating properties
  • Permanent new developments
 
  • High surface finish and surface hardness
  • Outstanding electrical characteristics
  • High heat resistance
  • Low shrinkages
  • Small warpage
  • Different colours
  • Convenient processing characteristics
  • High standard of quality
  • Tailor-made solutions
  • Widespread product range
  • Customer service and application research
  • Reliability of an experienced raw material supplier
  • Worldwide distribution network
 

 

Applications

  • Kitchen appliances:
    • Refrigerators
    • Washing machines
    • Dishwashers
    • Stoves
    • Microwave ovens
  • Stove ledges (chromed)
  • Pot fittings
  • Pot and pan handles
  • Barrel sections
  • Controls
  • Heat shields
  • Drive elements
  • Pulley belts
  • Rolls and wheels
  • Ashtrays

Contacts

Contacts for Americas
Hexion GmbH
Gennaer Str. 2-4 Germany 58642 Iserlohn-Letmathe Postfach 7154 Germany 58609 Iserlohn-Letmathe

Technical Inquiries

+1 614 225 2076
moulding-compounds@hexion.com