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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 Friction Applications

    Hexion has developed a comprehensive selection of high performance resins for the friction market, meeting the specific and evolving needs of customers in the automotive, rail, and industrial equipment industries.



  • Bakelite-Phenolic-Resins-for-Rail-Brake-Systems-1 Superior Friction Performance for the Rail Industry

    Hexion has decades of experience assisting mass transit brake system producers to develop noise-free, spark-free disc brake pads, brake shoes, brake blocks and liners. Our Bakelite® phenolic resin systems are the leading performers in the industry and can help meet a range of specifications and certifications.
    We offer a wide selection of unmodified and modified resins, in both liquid and solid (powder) forms. Our resins are compatible with numerous friction material formulations and manufacturing processes including cold, warm or hot compression molding. Bakelite-Phenolic-Resins-for-Rail-Brake-Systems-2




     Reduced Cycle TimeImproved Product Stability at Higher TemperaturesFlexible Processing in Various FormulationsIncreased Flexibility for High Fiber FormulationsExpanded Operating Process WindowModification
    Bakelite® J1016H      
    Bakelite® J1077H      
    Bakelite® J1134H     CNSL
    Bakelite® PF7300DP      
    Bakelite® PF7307RP      


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