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Technical Data Sheet


Product Name: Bakelite® Resin D_IB-1383E


Description: Liquid phenolic resole resin soluble in water


Application: D_IB-1383E is a shelf stable, fully pre-reacted system used in the preparation of mineral wool insulation


Typical Properties:   


Target Value 

Solids content, Refractive index

50.0 – 54.0%

Specific gravity

1.180 - 1.200

Free formaldehyde content

max 0.1%

pH at 25°C

8.9 – 9.6

Water tolerance

min 4000%

Free phenol content

max 0.7%

Phenol/formaldehyde-urea ratio



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


Packaging: 2500lb tote or bulk truck


Storage: D_IB-1383E should remain fully soluble in water for a minimum of 2 weeks at 72°F. It should not be stored in a cold room.


Handling: This product has to be used and disposed of according to the indications given in its safety data sheet.


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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