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Bakelite® Phenolic Resins and Resonance™ DSS Additives 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

Resonance™ DSS Additives

New Resonance™ DSS solid and liquid additives were developed with you in mind, to help decrease dust in various industrial processing conditions. When added to raw material solid mixtures, these versatile additives offer a simple solution for up to 60% dust reduction.

Bakelite Products by Benefit

 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    
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