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Amino Resins for Industrial Coating Applications

Methylated melamine resins are very effective at crosslinking and fortifying a number of industrial coatings systems. The versatile and robust nature of Hexion's methylated melamine products make choosing the right product for your application easy.


Featured Products and Benefits




Astromel 601

Hexamethoxymethyl resin, 98% solids

Improved solvent, impact and abrasion resistance

Astromel 601 ULF

Hexamethoxymethyl resin, ultra-low formaldehyde

Crosslinks waterborne polymers, less than 0.1% free formaldehyde

Astromel 400

Water-based, crosslinks hydroxy-functional groups

Improved mar, stain, solvent and block resistance, low temp cure

Astromel NW-3A

Water-based, rapid cure response, flexible

Firm, resilient finishes, abrasion and solvent resistance

Aricel PC-6A

Water-based, 80% solids, low formaldehyde

Flexibility, stable, effective in water-based systems



View technical data sheets for methylated melamine resins


Manufacturing and Technical Service

All of our methylated resins are manufactured in Morganton, NC, USA, which has on-site technical support and decades of experience with this technology. Quality and consistency are crucial to our customers' process, and the Morganton site delivers.


Hexion also has a highly capable technical service team ready to help find the perfect solution for you. For answers to specific questions, please contact us using the information to the right.


  • Contacts

    Contacts for Americas
    Phenolic Specialty Resins 1800 Meidinger Tower Louisville, KY 40202 USA

    Customer Service

    +1 866 443 9466
    +1 877 443 9466 fax

    Technical Inquiries

    +1 888 443 9466
    Hexion GmbH
    European Office Gennaer Strasse 2-4 58642 Iserlohn Germany

    Customer Service

    +49 (0) 2374 925 203
    +49 (0) 2374 925 409 fax
    Shanghai Office No. 227 Libing Road Zhangjiang Hightech Park Shanghai, 200021 China

    Customer Service

    +86 21 3860 4892