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Engineering Materials - Thermoset Plastics - Urea & Melamine (Aminos)
Thermoset Plastics

 

Urea Formaldehyde (UF) & Melamine Formaldehyde (MF) / Aminos

Urea formaldehyde (UF) thermosets are strong, glossy, and durable. They are not affected by fats, oils esters, ether, petrol, alcohol or acetone, nor by detergents or weak acids, and they exhibit good resistance to weak alkalis. Their high mechanical strength, heat and fire resistance, and good electrical arc and tracking resistance make them an ideal plastic for numerous industrial and household applications, from doorknoobs and toilet seats to electrical components and cosmetics enclosures.

Melamine formaldehyde (MF) thermoset plastics are similar to urea molding compounds, but melamine has even better resistance to heat, chemicals, moisture, electricity and scratching.UFs and MF plastics that have high surface hardness and gloss, brilliant and precise colors, and light fastness.

Uses - Melamine formaldehyde (MF) thermosets are ideal for dinnerware, kitchen utensils, bathroom accessories, and electrical components. Some uses include electrical breakers, receptacles, closures, knobs and handles, appliance components, adhesives, coatings and laminates. Melamine was formerly used for dishware.


 

 




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