Industrial & Engineering Plastics
(Micarta®, Bakelite, Garolite®)
Pressure formed thermosett plastic sheet, rod, and tubing with two components.
Resin binder (epoxy, phenolic, silicone, polyester, melamine)
Fibre filler (glass cloth, canvas cotton cloth, linen cloth, paper cloth)
Types of laminates sheet, rod, and tube:
Epoxy glass (FR-4, G10, G11) – see plastic index
Phenolic (CE, C, LE) – see plastic index
Silicone glass (G7) – see plastic index
Polyester glass (GP01, GP02, GP03) – see plastic index
Micarta® is a registered trademark of Norplex-Micarta formerly Westinghouse.
Bakelite – phenolic resins.
Garolite® is a registered trademark of McMaster-Carr.