"If your application requires exceptional heat resistance, surface hardness, dimensional stability, chemical resistance and electronic insulation properties, there is no better material than Bakelite-phenolic resin".
HEXION Bakelite: Wide spectrum for different applications
Epoxy resins have taken a leading role in the varied areas of application and have had a fundamental influence on the technical development of this class of plastics.
The application areas range from communication, to the automotive industry, aerospace, heavy corrosion protection, the electrical industry and wind energy to the civil engineering.
With respect to duroplastic and thermoplastic moulding compounds, the products are mainly in the automotive, household and electrical area.
In the automotive industry, the moulding compounds are used in the engine compartment, in the braking system and in vehicle interiors for example.
The moulding compounds are used in the electrical industry for circuit breakers, automatic fuses, electricity meters and commutators.
Bakelite moulding compounds are used to produce household devices such as kitchen and electrical appliances.