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Phenol-formaldehyde synthesis and solvent

  1. Jun 11, 2005 #1
    Dose anybody know a synthesis of phenol-formaldehyde witch will have a vary pure product and is there a solvent for this polymer that dose not destroy it
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  3. Jun 12, 2005 #2
    what do you mean by "phenol-formaldehyde", can you be more explicit?

    do you mean a phenol, with an aldehyde group in the para/meta position or what?
  4. Jun 12, 2005 #3
    He is referring to bakelite, the first man made polymer plastic.

    First question google it. Second question no.
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