Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Bisphenol A and F

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1334

n Dihydroxydiphenyldimethylmethane, mol wt 224.1. Insoluble in water. Used in the manufacture of phenolic and epoxy resins. Condensation product formed by reaction of two (bis) molecules of phenol with acetone. This polyhydric phenol is a standard resin intermediate, along with epichlorohydrin, in the production of epoxy resins. Open image in new window

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA