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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Our research was focused on the synthesis of some new adhesives based on phenol-formaldehyde resins with aluminum, calcium and iron lignosulfonates, as substitutes for toxic monomers phenol and formaldehyde.
Methyl glucoside as an extender/ modifier for phenol-formaldehyde resin used to bond structural plywood.
In the present study, bamboo charcoal and silicon powders were compression molded into pellets bonded with a phenol-formaldehyde resin followed by sintering the pellets at temperatures ranging from 1,500[degrees]C to 1,800[degrees]C.
Although metals such as copper are catalysts for the curing of phenol-formaldehyde resins (Pizzi 1983), a prior study using differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) showed that CCA-treated wood does not accelerate the cure of a phenol-formaldehyde resin (Vick and Christiansen 1993).
First prize for the poster contest went to Clevan Lamason, University of New Brunswick, who presented a poster on "Performance of Liquid Phenol-Formaldehyde Resin in an Optimized Laboratory Scale Spinning Disc Atomizer Blender for OSB.
Flakeboard prepared from remediated material with 5 percent phenol-formaldehyde resin showed insignificant differences in MOE and MOR, and a 16 percent increase in IB strength compared to panels consisting of untreated wood.
The SO-OSB was bonded with liquid phenol-formaldehyde resin and the NE-OSB was bonded with a powdered phenol-formaldehyde resin.
3 mm thick was manufactured using phenol-formaldehyde resin at a loading of 4 g resin solids/100 g dry strands, a total press time of 5 minutes, and a press temperature of 216[degrees]C.
The durability of polypropylene and modified polypropylene glues is equal to that of melamine- and phenol-formaldehyde resins.
As a binder, phenol-formaldehyde resins are used in stone wool production.