Friction Materials

Arofene™ phenolic resins and modified phenolic adhesives have been specified for a variety of friction materials, including: disc brake linings, drum brake linings, clutch linings and transmission clutch plates and clutch bands. Phenolic resins and modified phenolic adhesives used in these applications demonstrate outstanding heat, chemical and water resistance.


Friction materials products are listed below.

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Ashland’s goal is to provide the transportation industry a single source for structural bonding solutions regardless of substrate and fabrication environments. From body shops to manufacturing facilities, our phenolic resins and adhesives set the standard of performance. Arofene™ resins exhibit high temperature resistance, resistance to corrosion and chemical attack, low smoke, low flame, and low smoke toxicity. They feature high stre...

Arofene™ phenolic resins and adhesives


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