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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 Foam Applications

    Open and closed cell foams based on the Bakelite® family of phenolic resins are both lower-emitting and higher-performing – and suitable for thermal insulation, floral, mining and orthopedic applications. Our Bakelite® and Cellobond™ phenolic resins and related Phencat™ hardeners offer controlled cell structures, controlled exotherm rates and optimized mechanical properties, resulting in products that are more durable and resist fire, smoke, toxicity and chemical attack.

    Bakelite® and Cellobond™ phenolic resin grades are designed to reduce process emissions OLV (occupational limit values) during foam manufacturing, and to reduce product formaldehyde emissions. 


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    Improving Fire Resistance and Adaptability in Mining Foams

    Bakelite® phenolic resins are an excellent choice for flexible foam used for rock consolidation and sealing in mining and tunnel construction. Our mining foam resins offer improved fire resistance and increased compression strength allowing adaptation to strata movement. They are compatible with a wide variety of blowing agents and surfactant packages and can be engineered to achieve the foam characteristics you desire, under your manufacturing process and conditions. 



     Faster ReactivityReactivity Tailorable to ProcessHigher Expansion RateReduced Formaldehyde
    Cellobond J6030L    
    Cellobond J6070L    
    Bakelite® PF9810PS    


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