ASKOFEN Phenolic Resins for Can Coatings

Dr. Jan Klesing
Technical Product Manager Specialties

ASKOFEN R series for can coatings

Our high molecular butylated phenolic resins are used as crosslinkers for epoxy and polyester systems. ASKOFEN products offer good compatibility with different resin systems. According to the formulation, the produced can coatings provide high elasticity and excellent chemical resistance.

ASKOFEN for can coating application conforms to US FDA, 21 CFR § 175.300 and EU 10/2011, Annex 1.

NameSolventSolid contentViscosityProperties
ASKOFEN R9500 n-butanol 40 – 42 % 55 – 90 mPa.s good compatibility to different resin systems, excellent chemical resistance EN Order sample
ASKOFEN R9600 n-butanol 46 - 50 % 50 - 90 mPa.s low formaldehyde content of less than 0.5%, coatings with a formaldehyde content of less than 0.1% can be formulated EN Order sample



A sensitive crosslinker with reduced free formaldehyde!