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LRBG Chemicals USA MF 412

LRBG Chemicals USA MF 412 is a fast-curing, plasticized melamine resin powder designed for use in a water solution to impregnate pattern and overlay sheets for the production of decorative laminates with excellent post-forming characteristics. When heavily catalyzed, it also works well for low-pressure lamination.

Polymer Name: Melamine Formaldehyde (MF)

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Identification & Functionality

Composite Materials Functions

Features & Benefits


Physical Form
White free flowing powder
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Dilutability17 - 27%TM-633
Water Titer8.5 - 19mlTM-600
pH8.8 - 9.4-TM-633
Dry Resin Set Time (on 300°F Hot Plate)5 - 8minutes-
50% Solution Reactivity Time (at 212°F, to First Cloud)min. 2hours-
Hydrophobe Value (at 86°F, Solids)10 - 20%-
pH (50% solids in standard solution)8.7 - 9.5--
Particle Size (Retained on 40 Mesh)max. 0.2%-
Particle Size (Retained on 40 Mesh)Trace-TM-610B
Particle Size (Retained on 100 Mesh)max. 20%-

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Type
Standard Packaging

The standard package for MF412 is a multi-wallpaper bag having a net content of 50 lbs.

Storage & Handling

Storage Conditions
  • MF412 is a stable material which is not inclined to change provided it is stored in closed containers in a cool, dry area.
  • Avoid direct contact with concrete floor and walls.
  • Optimum storage conditions are below 75°F and 60% relative humidity.