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  • Versatile Phenolic Resin Options for Diverse Purposes

    Bakelite® resins are available in a variety of forms such as phenolic, cresol and alkylphenol novolacs and resoles, and as powder, solvent-based and water-based solutions. By optimizing our resins’ attributes such as reactivity, moisture content, molecular weight, pH, and flow, we offer a wide range of products to fill customers’ processing and performance requirements.  
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  • Bakelite® Modified Phenolic Novolacs

    Hexion manufactures a range of modified Bakelite® phenolic novolac resins with varying physical properties and performance characteristics to meet customer-specific processing and performance needs.

    Examples of available modifications include:

    • Phenol alternatives: BPA and  CNSL (cashew nut shell liquid)
    • Elastomers: NBR (nitrile butadiene rubber), CR (chloroprene rubber), and silicone rubber
    • Polymers: Epoxy, Phenoxy and PVB (polyvinyl butyral)
    • Inorganic: BPN (boron, phosphorus, nitrogen)

    Customers can also choose from a variety of forms, including solid resins (as powders, flakes or pastilles) and liquid resins (as dispersions or in organic solvents).


    Modified phenolic novolacs are used in a variety of industrial applications, such as: