BAKELITE SYNTHETICS brings decades of experience and a portfolio of proven products to enhance your coatings, adhesive or ink program.
Our products provide formulation latitude as they are compatible with many types of polymers including epoxies, polyesters, vinyl, acrylics and alkyds while being soluble in a variety of solvents including alcohols and ketones. Products are also dilutable in aromatics. Recognized benefits of Bakelite® phenolic resins include chemical resistance, electrical resistivity, corrosion resistance and excellent adhesion to metal. Films made of phenolic resins can be used in abrasion-resistant and thermal barrier films.
We know that every application and formulation is different. Our knowledge of these resins provides us the foundation to select or develop the product that will meet your specific need.
Introducing BREAKTHRU™ technology, a unique development that laboratory analysis has shown to decrease free formaldehyde to less than 0.1% versus the typical 0.3-1.5% in phenolic resins. Other potential benefits include reduced free phenol and possible solvent elimination in some applications with the attendant VOC reduction.
|ETHERIFIED RESINS||Typical Applications||Characteristics||Solids (%)||Viscosity (cP)||Specific Gravity|
|Bakelite® 7571||Protective coatings for can, drum, pail, pipe and other metal protection.||Maximizes chemical resistance. Heat-reactive phenolic resin solution in n-butanol.||68 – 72||2,500 – 3,700||Approx 1.12|
|Bakelite® 7565 LF||Protective coatings for can, drum, pail, pipe and other metal protection. Used where light-colored coatings are required.||Low color, heat-reactive phenolic solution in n-butanol. Low free formaldehyde of less than 0.5%.||68 – 72||2,500 – 4,000||Approx 1.08|
|Bakelite® LB-7575||Protective coatings for can, drum, pail, pipe and other metal protection.||Crosslinker resin with ultra-low free bisphenol A and free formaldehyde levels of less than 0.09%.||58 – 62||200 – 1,000|
|EPOXY HARDENERS||Typical Applications||Characteristics||Free Phenol (%)||Melt Viscosity (cPs) @ 150°C||Mettler Softening Point (°F)|
|Bakelite® 2056||Coatings, epoxy crosslinkers, electronics||Crosslinker for epoxy resins.||< 1.5||1300 - 1700||210 - 230|
|Bakelite® 2074||Coatings, epoxy crosslinkers, electronics||Crosslinker for epoxy resins.||< 1.0||2800 - 6500||230 - 244|
|LOW MONOMER NOVOLACS||Typical Applications||Characteristics||Free Phenol (%)||Melt Viscosity (Pa·s) @ 140°C||Softening Point (°C)|
|Bakelite® CL-7002||Powder coatings, electronic materials||Rheology modifier for epoxy and polyester resins used in powder coatings. Low phenol content, advantageous softening point and melt viscosity||0.2 max.||Approx 1.0||98 – 102|
|Bakelite® CL-7003||Powder coatings, electronic materials||Rheology modifier for epoxy and polyester resins used in powder coatings. Low phenol content, advantageous softening point and melt viscosity||0.2 max.||Approx 2.5||106 – 110|
|Bakelite® CL-7004||Powder coatings, electronic materials||Rheology modifier for epoxy and polyester resins used in powder coatings. Low phenol content, advantageous softening point and melt viscosity||0.2 max.||Approx 9.0||117 – 123|
|SOLID NOVOLAC RESINS||Typical Applications||Characteristics||Solids (%)||Color (Max.) Gardener||Specific Gravity||Softening Point (°F)|
|Bakelite® CK-2500||Low VOC applications. Cold blend and cooked (reacted) coating applications. Maintenance and marine paint. Ink formulations.||Enables higher solids, lower viscosity solutions than Bakelite® CK-2400.||100||8||1.07 – 1.10||220 – 240|
|Bakelite® CK-2420||Air-dried alkyds. Marine and maintenance protective coatings.||Good oil solubility and low viscosity. Compatible with a variety of solvents. Improves water resistance, hardness, gloss and adhesion.||100||6||1.02 – 1.06||248 – 282|
|Bakelite® CK-2400||Cold blend coating applications. Marine and maintenance protective coatings.||Crosslinking resin for epoxy resins. Low phenol content, advantageous softening point, melt viscosity.Excellent water resistance, leveling, hardness, gloss and intercoat adhesion.||100||8||1.06 – 1.10||290 – 315|
|Bakelite® CK-2103||Air-dried alkyds and epoxies for protective coatings. Ink formulations.||Improves water resistance, hardness, gloss and adhesion. Will darken on drying.||100||5||1.06 – 1.08||215 – 245|
|WATERBORNE DISPERSIONS||Typical Applications||Characteristics||Solids (%)||Viscosity (cP)||Specific Gravity|
|Bakelite® BKUA-2353||Acrylic latex adhesives.||Water-based. Provides improved adhesion and green strength.||43 – 47||2,000 – 5,000||1.06 – 1.07|
|Bakelite® BKUA-2370||Latex and phenoxy polymers. Drum, pail, tank and railcar coatings and other metal protection.||Water-based. Good adhesion promoter. Effective crosslinker,||44 – 48||4,000 – 9,000||1.09 – 1.11|
|Bakelite® 4003||Latex and phenoxy polymers. Drum, pail and pipe coatings.||Water-based. Excellent corrosion resistance. Effective crosslinker.||44 – 48||1,500 – 6,000||1.08 – 1.12|
|SOLID RESOLE RESINS||Typical Applications||Characteristics||Softening Point (°F)||Certifications|
|Bakelite® BKR-2620||Nitrile adhesives and films for intercoat adhesion to vinyl organosols.||Used with epoxy, vinyl and acrylic polymers to improve performance without sacrificing flexibility. Provides excellent wetting characteristics and intercoat adhesion to vinyl organosols.||180 – 210||Compliant to FDA 21 CFR for 176.170 as resinous and polymeric coatings, 175.105, 175.300, 176.180 and 177.1210.|
|SOLID RESOLE RESINS||Typical Applications||Characteristics||Solids (%)||Viscosity (cP)||Specific Gravity||Certifications|
|Bakelite® BLS-2700||Metal primer. Protective coatings for drum, pail, tank, railcar and other metal protection. Wash primers.||Generally used with polyvinyl butyral to give crater-free films with enhanced flexibility. Similar to Bakelite® BKS-2600.||54 – 58||300 – 450||1.06 – 1.07||Compliant to FDA 21 CFR 175.300 and 177.1210.*|
|Bakelite® BKS-2600||Pipe coating, drum, pail and tank car linings.||Outstanding chemical resistance. General metal protection.||52 – 56||700 – 1,000||1.04 – 1.07||Compliant to FDA 21 CFR 175.300 and 177.1210.*|
|Bakelite® BKS-2603||Pipe coating, drum, pail and tank car linings.||Chemical resistance. Better water compatibility than Bakelite® BKS-2600.||62 – 66||750 – 1,500||1.08 – 1.12||Compliant to FDA 21 CFR 175.300 and 177.1210.*|
|Bakelite® BKS-2605||Drum coatings, rigid substrate coating. Lower VOC coatings.||Better adhesion than Bakelite® BKS-2603. Chemical resistance.||62 – 66||750 – 1,500||1.08 – 1.12||Compliant to FDA 21 CFR 175.300 and 177.1210.*|
|Bakelite® BKS-2640||Nitrile adhesives. Protective coatings for drum, pail and other metal protection. Plastisol primers.||The solution version of Bakelite® BKR-2620 and offers the same advantages. In addition, it can be formulated with minimal blending.||45 - 49||300 - 900||0.97 - 1.0||Compliant to FDA 21 CFR 175.300 and 177.1210.*|
|Bakelite® BRSD-2112||Rubber-to-metal adhesive applications||Liquid heat-reactive phenolic based resin solution.||57 – 63||40 – 100||N/A||Compliant with FDA 21 CFR 175.105, 175.300, 176.170, 176.180 and 177.1210.*|
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