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Urea Formaldehyde (UF) Resins


Proven performance, cost effectiveness and versatility have made UF resins the workhorse of amino resin technology. Hexion, as the leading supplier of urea resins worldwide, brings broad UF chemistry and process knowledge to bear offering solutions tailored to individual business needs.


Urea formaldehyde resin is a highly crosslinked thermosetting polymer primarily made up of urea and formaldehyde with formaldehyde acting as the crosslinker. The urea-formaldehyde reaction is acid curing and heat accelerated for forming a rigid, crystalline-like polymer. Urea resins are noted for their fast cure, high strength and cost effectiveness. Due to their reactive nature, UF resins are some of the fastest curing resins available. At high temperature, they can be cured in as little as 2 seconds.


Urea formaldehyde resins are stable, fast curing and highly customizable making them an excellent choice for a wide array of applications, some of which are:



View general technical data sheets for urea resins


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