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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 Oilfield and Fuel Additive Applications

    Bakelite® phenolic resins are used as additive precursors in the oil and gas and fuel and lubricant industries:

    • For formulating water droppers, desalters, drying agents and asphaltene dispersants for heavy crude oil
    • As cold flow improvers, detergents and antioxidants in fuel and lubricants
    The Bakelite® product line includes alkylphenolic novolacs, ideal for the manufacture of emulsion breakers and used as additives in diesel, gasoline and lubricants. Our alkylphenolic resin offering includes butylphenol, octylphenol, nonylphenol and dodecylphenol based resins, unmodified and modified, in liquid solution or solid flake form. Grades with free alkylphenols <0.1% are available 



    Fuel and Lube AdditivesOilfield DispersantsOilfield Demulsifiers Improved DesaltingImproved Efficiency in DemulsificationImproved Demulsification Speed and Efficiency with Heavy CrudeImproved Efficiency at Lower Temperatures
       Bakelite® PF6920CL    
       Bakelite® PF7601CL    
       Bakelite® PF7268CL     
       Bakelite® PF7544CL    


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