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WHY SOLID PHENOLIC COMPACT?

Chemical Resistant Solid Phenolic Compact (SPC) by Durcon is one of the most durable decorative surface materials of its type. SPC is composed of multiple layers of kraft paper saturated with phenolic resin and impregnated overlays are Electron Beam Cured (EBC) and fused together using heat and pressure of over 1,000 psi. The curing process transforms the resin into plastic by a cross-linking process that converts the paper sheets into a solid, self-supporting structure. Our EBC process provides the highest levels of scratch resistance and the thermoset irreversible bonds further contribute to SPC's durability.

For specific test results follow the links below:

Chemical Resistance

Physical Test Results

Standard Grade and Fire Rated SPC

Solid Phenolic Compact by Durcon is also available in Standard Grade and Fire Rated varieties.

  • Standard Grade SPC is the multi-purpose surfacing solution made for general applications such as shelving, technical stations, light-duty worksurfaces and wall cladding.
  • Fire Rated SPC is thick Standard Grade SPC with fire retardant properties that are suitable for applications where fire rated properties are required by building codes.

SPC Thickness Availability

U.S. Domestic Measurement

International Metric Measurement

Thickness Tolerance

lbs/ft2

kg/m2

1"

25mm

± 0.050"

7.24

35.35

.75"

19mm

± 0.037"

5.40

26.37

.50"

13mm

± 0.025"

3.62

17.67

.25"

6mm

± 0.0125"

1.81

8.84

SPC Edge Availability

Solid Phenolic Compact is available with the following edge finishes:

  • 1/8" Bevel
  • 1/4" Radius
  • Straight Edge

All SPC by Durcon is manufactured in the USA, UL Environment Certified (Greenguard Gold) and qualifies for LEED 2009 credits for Commercial Interiors in sections MR 4.5, 5, 6 and 7.