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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 Printing Plates

    Bakelite®  and Durite™ phenolic resins are ideal for photolithographic formulations used to manufacture printing plates for high-end publications. Our offering has evolved to meet today’s stringent performance requirements for sharp image resolution while increasing throughput levels.


    Our extensive expertise allows us to partner with customers to develop a product solution tailored to meet specific dissolution rate and imaging requirements. This service combined with the consistent quality of Bakelite® resins provides customers a distinct advantage in the competitive digital printing industry. 



    ProductDissolution Rate
     Very FastFastSlow
    Durite PD-140A   
    Durite PD-494A   
    Durite PD-0744LB   
    Durite PD-0744LB01   
    Durite PD-6564LB   
    Durite D_PD-1644   


    Additional products are available for this application. Please contact Customer Service for information.