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Bakelite® Phenolic Resins for Refractories

Hexion is a long-time leader in thermoset resin technology for the refractory industry. Our Bakelite portfolio of high-strength, lower emissions phenolic resin products can be used in the production of highly durable:

  • Shaped products
  • Unshaped products
  • Impregnation products

Bakelite phenolic resins for refractories are offered as:

  • Resoles
  • Novolacs
  • Liquids
  • Powders
  • Reduced odor formulations

They can be used in a variety of refractory production processes:

  • Cold mixing
  • Warm mixing
  • Hydraulic pressing
  • Isostatic pressing
  • Casting
  • Impregnation


Flow Control Components (Nozzles, Shrouds, Stoppers) Dolomite BricksMagnesium Carbon BricksOther Refractory BricksSlide GatesTundishTaphole ClayRamming MixLiquidPowderIncreased CompressibilityReduced Moisture Pick-upReduced Metal Penetration (increased density/reduced porosity) Improved FormabilityIncreased Longevity Improved Green StrengthFlexible Processing in Carious Formulations Reduced Odor
Durite™ RD-2414
Durite Resin RL-1244E
Durite Resin RL-2395
Durite RD-2475
Durite Resin RL-744C
Durite Resin RD-2424A
Durite Resin RL-964B

* Use with a powder resin such as Durite™ RD-2424A for optimum performance