Application area: Allmän industri


General facts

Phenol, cotton fabric reinforced

Shortening: PF CC

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

Color: Brown or deep red (phenol)

Coloring options: Limited to dark colors.

Common uses: Covers, pump parts, handles, plain bearings, rollers, glue and binder, coil frames, solder strips, electrical insulators, hot air distributors, dampers, electrical industry details etc. Note: PF as granules is suitable for compression molding, extrusion and injection molding and can be machined into semi-finished products.

Benefits

  • 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.

Restrictions

  • 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.