Hexion Specialty Chemicals focuses on developing Durite® resins at the forefront of technology for specialty novolac hardeners (epoxy curing agents) and resoles for the next generation needs of niche applications in diverse fields such as the electronics and adhesives markets.

Durite RD-2424A

Hexion is a long-time leader in thermoset resin technology for the refractory industry. RD-2414 is a powdered phenolic novolac with hexamethylenetetramine; It is used in wet (water slurry) and dry processes for refractory applications

Our Bakelite portfolio of high-strength, lower emissions phenolic resin products can be used in the production of highly durable shaped, unshaped and impregnation products. Durite is a subset of the Bakelite line of phenolic resins.


Wet (water slurry) and dry processes for refactories.