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Re: phenolic?

Original poster: "Terry Fritz" <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>

Hi Chris,

Sounds like just plain ol' "LE Phenolic".  These materials are some fiber
that is impregnated with epoxy.  Canvas, fiber glass, silicon materials,
kevlar...  I think LE phenolic is what you want.  This is canvas fiber and
is very common in all sorts of quality electical things.

I think McMaster-Carr sells it and a fun site is at:


It is very common in the phenolics indudtry...



At 10:44 PM 5/1/2001 -0400, you wrote:
>Hello folks.
>I have some phenolic here, and I was wonderin where I can get more. I have 
>not found it anywhere, including McMaster-Carr..It is brown and has a mottled 
>appearance. one side is glassy and the other is not as shiny. I have seen 
>this stuff in many peices of electrical equipment. I happened to aquire 2 
>sheets of this, one is 1/4" thick and the other 3/8. I would LOVE to get some 
>more. It is incredibly hard and strong. Any info would be great!