Application area: General industry

General facts

Phenol, paper reinforced

Shortening: PF CP

Structural formula: Networks produced by condensation of phenol and formaldehyde.

Color: Brown or deep red (phenol)

Coloring options: Limited to dark colors.

Common uses: PF CP 202 suitable for high electrical power in oil. Has good properties in high voltage applications.


  • Rigid material with good all-round properties.
  • High dimensional stability when loaded over a wide area
    temperature range.
  • Chemical resistance to common solvents, weak acids and most detergents.
  • Used for moldings practically always with fillers or reinforcing agents of very different kinds from wood flour to glass fabric.


  • Staining only with dark colors.
  • Affected by strong oxidizing acids and bases.
  • Tendency to bridge at high electrical voltages.
  • Not suitable for outdoor use.
  • Absorbs moisture in small amounts.

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Material data sheet PF CP 202