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Bakelite® Phenolic Resins for Rail Brake Systems

Hexion has decades of experience assisting rail and mass transit brake system producers to develop noise-free and spark-free:

  • Disc brake pads
  • Brake shoes
  • Brake blocks
  • Liners

Our Bakelite phenolic resin systems are the leading performers in the industry and can help meet a range of specifications and certifications. We offer a wide selection of unmodified and modified resins, in both liquid and solid (powder) forms. Our resins are compatible with numerous friction material formulations and manufacturing processes including:

  • Cold, warm or hot compression molding

 

ProductBenefit
Reduced Cycle TimeImproved Product Stability at Higher TemperaturesFlexible Processing in Carious FormulationsImproved Noise Reduction (NVH) PerformanceIncreased Flexibility for High Fiber FormulationsExpanded Operating Process WindowModification
Bakelite® PF0229RP
 
 
 
Bakelite® J1077H
 
 
Bakelite® FD-2170
 
Bakelite® FD-G128
 
 
Bakelite® FD-518D
 
Epoxy