Phenolic resins

  • Overview

    SBHPP is one of the world leader in Phenolic chemistry and thermoset materials. Phenolic technology is the foundation of our business through history for over 100 years.

    • Phenolic Novolac resins

      Novolac resins are phenol-fomaldehyde thermoplastic resins obtained under acid catalist conditions that cannot react further without the addition of a cross-linking agent.

      SBHPP novolac resins are supplied both in liquid or solid form with and without curing agent. We offer various types of phenolic novolac resins which have high heat resistance, water resistance, chemical resistance, high strength and other functionality.

      SBHPP sells those resins worldwide under SUMILITERESIN®, DUREZ®, FERS® & VARCUM® brandnames.

    • Phenolic Resol resins

      Resol resins are phenol-fomaldehyde thermoset resins obtained under base catalist conditions. Depending on resin structure, a variety of properties can be achieved.

      SBHPP resol resins are supplied both in liquid or solid form. We offer various types of phenolic resol resins which provide superior heat resistance, good flexibility, high mechanical strength and good friction properties.

      SBHPP sells those resins worldwide under SUMILITERESIN®, SUMILAC®, DUREZ®, FERS®, METHYLON®, PLYOPHEN® & VARCUM® brandnames.

  • Uses & applications

    Our materials enhance innovations

    SBHPP proves everyday its strength as development partner with high-performance polymers and a highly capable and motivated team. For a variety of industries, our materials are providing innovation, high performance, reliability and cost efficiency.

    An overview of some typical applications:


    Automotive & Transportation

    1 Resins for rubber product to improve reinforcement, vulcanization and formability

    Resins for rubber reinforcements, tackifiers for synthetic rubber, vulcanizing agents of rubber and adhesives are widely used in automotive, railways and aircraft industries offering high performance and high reliability.
    The main applications are tires, belts, and any other rubber applications (tackifiers have good compatibility with various rubbers).

    2 Resins for friction materials with superior heat resistance and good adhesive performance.

    We offer phenolic resins as binder for friction materials with superior heat resistance and adhesive performance which are used for brake linings, disc brake pads, clutch plates, clutch facing of transmission and others applications like brake shoe for train, Friction Materials for industrial brake

     Products focus


    Electrical & Electronics

    1 Resins for copper coating and brush binder

    SBHPP insulation resin coating allows thin coating layer within high Tg for any copper insulation - rotor, stator, wire coating. Brush binder products give high heat resistance and high voltage insulation

    2 Components

    SBHPP resins used in condensers (ceramic, film) and copper wire coating.

     Products focus

    • Solid novolac resin
    • Liquid novolac resin
    • Solid resol resin
    • Liquid resol resin

    Aerospace

    1 Resins for prepregs

    Superior FST properties (Fire Smoke & Toxicity) of phenolic resins are used to produce prepreg composites for aerospace interiors.

    2 Resins for adhesives

    Phenolic adhesive resins are used on honeycomb panels.

     Products focus

    • Solid novolac resin
    • Liquid novolac resin
    • Solid resol resin
    • Liquid resol resin

    Oil & Gas

    1 Resins for cement additives

    Cementing is one of the most critical steps in the drilling and completion of oil or gas wells. Our resins are used as additive to cement or even as a cement-alternative to provide adhesion, chemical resistance and mechanical properties to the cement blends.

    2 Resins for frac sand

    Proppants coated with SBHPP resins continually broaden the oil & gas boundaries. We are developing new products that optimize hydraulic fracturing treatments by increasing fracture flow capacity and enhancing hydrocarbon recovery.

    3 Resins for pipe coating

    SBHPP resin systems offer various Corrosion Protection Solutions with several pipe coatings for both internal and external use. SBHPP solutions extend the life of drill pipe, coiled tubing, and treating stings.

    4 Insulation foams

    SBHPP has developed specific phenolic novolac foam for panel insulation systems on cargo tank of LNG carrier. Phenolic resin foams are particularly used on spherical "MOSS Type" systems where they provide high insulation performance under very low temperature conditions (cryogenic).

     Products focus

    • Solid novolac resin
    • Liquid novolac resin
    • Solid resol resin
    • Liquid resol resin

    Building & Construction, Industrial

    1 Abrasives

    SBHPP provides resins within high quality standards. These resins have an excellent adhesion to textiles and increased wetting properties. Our resins formulations include additive for "Loading glazing reduction".

    2 Refractory

    SBHPP resins are used as binder for manufacturing various carbon refractories. Produced within high quality standards they have increased wetting properties and high KDF.

    3 Coatings

    SBHPP resins are used as coating within various industries including food packaging. Produced within high quality standards they have increased chemical resistance, improved adhesion to metal and FDA compliance.

    4 Foams

    SBHPP phenolic resins are used for the manufacturing of foam for thermal insulation. The foam produced has closed cells which provide excellent insulation values. Phenolic foam also provides 'by nature' very high heat and fire resistance and low smoke emissions.

    SBHPP phenolic foam for floral application, is an 'open cell' foam which allow absorption of a high amount of water that will be retained for a long time.

    5 Laminates

    SBHPP phenolic resins are used as binder for the manufacturing of wood and electrical laminates.

    6 Foundry

    SBHPP phenolic resins are used as organic binders in foundry.

    7 Adhesives

    SBHPP resins are used as adhesives in various industries.

     Products focus

    • Solid novolac resin
    • Liquid novolac resin
    • Solid resol resin
    • Liquid resol resin
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