Properties and Thermal Characteristics of Phenol Foam for Heat Insulating Materials

단열재용 페놀폼의 물성과 열적특성

  • Kim, Dong-Kwon (Interface Materials and Engineering Lab., Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology) ;
  • Lee, Soo-Bok (Interface Materials and Engineering Lab., Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology)
  • 김동권 (한국화학연구원 계면재료공정연구팀) ;
  • 이수복 (한국화학연구원 계면재료공정연구팀)
  • Received : 2006.01.24
  • Accepted : 2006.06.09
  • Published : 2006.08.10


In this study, we studied the physical properties and application of PF foam as heat insulating materials. In the experimental results, the density of PF foam showed $0.030g/cm^3$ and the thermal conductivity showed $0.026kcal/m.h.^{\circ}C$. Also, thermal resistance of the prepared PF foam was volatilized about 71.7 wt% when the temperature was $500^{\circ}C$ (1 h). And the chemical structure of PF foam have a closed cell type in the important properties as heat insulating materials. Therefore, it was confirmed that the prepared PF foam had excellent performance as heat insulating materials.


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