phenol-formaldehyde resin


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phenol-formaldehyde resin

[′fē‚nȯl fər′mal·də‚hīd ‚rez·ən]
(organic chemistry)
Thermosetting resin made by the reaction of phenol and formaldehyde; has good strength and chemical resistance and low cost; used as a molding material for mechanical and electrical parts. Originally known as Bakelite.

phenol-formaldehyde resin, phenolic resin

A thermosetting, waterproof, low-cost, mold-resistant, high-strength synthetic resin made from phenol and formaldehyde; has good resistance to aging; used extensively in the manufacture of adhesives, exterior and marine plywood, laminated products, and molded articles.
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Flaked CCA-treated remediated wood, from which 83 percent Cu, 86 percent Cr, and 95 percent As had been removed, was reassembled into flakeboard with 5 percent phenol-formaldehyde resin.
There is less pressure to convert exterior-grade wood products because they use phenol-formaldehyde resins, which offgas formaldehyde at a much lower rate than the urea-formaldehyde resins.
Thermal degradation characteristics of phenol-formaldehyde resins derived from beetle infested pine barks.
13C NMR has been the most powerful analytical tool used to characterize phenol-formaldehyde resins and to a much lesser extent resorcinol-formaldehyde resins (2).
Cornstarch and tannin in phenol-formaldehyde resins for plywood production.
Benzoflex P-200, low in volatility, used in vinyl and phenol-formaldehyde resins, Benzoflex 131, isodecyl benzoate, low-viscosity, moderate-volatility plasticizer used in plastisols for good solvating and low high-shear viscosities.
Benzoflex P-200 is low in volatility and may be used in vinyl and phenol-formaldehyde resins.