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Published by Bakelite Limited in London .
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Bakelite, trademarked synthetic resin invented in by Belgian-born American chemist Leo Hendrik Baekeland. A hard, infusible, and chemically resistant plastic, Bakelite was based on a chemical combination of phenol and formaldehyde (phenol-formaldehyde resin), two compounds that were derived   limited introductory material to describe the process of polymerization. Instead, a brief description of the reaction of formaldehyde and phenol will follow prior to getting into the "cook-book" part of this experiment. Bakelite (BAE kuh lite) has an interesting history. The links at the end of this experiment will bring you up to speed on that   Although bakelite production was nearing its end there was still some demand for the brightly colored plastic in form of jewelry, buttons and other such cosmetic items. Marblette Corporation bought out Catalin Corporations cast phenolic business around and continued production in limited amounts for another several Bakelite is an item a jewelry collector should keep an eye out for considering how prices have risen over the last few decades. Authentic bakelite jewelry can sell for thousands of dollars, so it's important you learn how to tell the difference between genuine and imposter plastic ://

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