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Technical Data Sheet


Product Name: Bakelite® Resin FD-1218F


Description: Powdered phenolic novolac with hexamethylenetetramine


Application: FD-1218F is a general purpose bonding resin for a variety of friction applications.


Typical Properties:



Target Value

Glass plate flow at 125°C

25 - 45 mm

Hot plate cure at 150° C

60 - 100 sec

Hexa content

7.0 – 9.0 %

Particle size, pass thru 200 mesh

95 – 100 %

Free phenol content

1.0 - 3.0 %


Tests are made in accordance with the current Hexion Standard Test Method and are available upon request.


Packaging: 20kg bags


Storage: FD-1218F is a stable material with little tendency to sinter when stored in closed containers in a cool (21° C / 70° F), dry location


Handling: This product has to be used and disposed of according to the indications given in its safety data sheet. Hexion Inc. solid products, including but not limited to powders and flake resin products, can be combustible and present a fire or explosion hazard under certain conditions (including, but not limited to when dusts are finely divided and suspended in air and/or allowed to accumulate on surfaces).  Fine dust clouds may form explosive mixtures.  The buyer must comply with all laws, regulations and standards applicable to the possession, handling and use of solid products by the buyer. Please consult US NFPA Standard 652 & 654, UK HSE Guidance HSG 103, or other national guidance on safe handling of combustible dusts.


Note: As part of our quality assurance efforts, we ensure compliance with the indicated product parameters at the time of shipping.  Phenolic resins are known to be subject to a process of change that depends on the storage and transportation conditions. Even when the material is stored at the conditions indicated above, the useful life must be individually verified by the user of our products.


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