The resin matrix is the component of the composite that binds the substrate together. Different resins provide different qualities in the finished product. Below are some of the resin types Norplex-Micarta uses in its composite materials.


Epoxy resin are very diverse and are often used where electrical insulation and a tough resin system are required.


Phenolic resins are very versatile in their applications and are typically lower cost when compared to epoxy based systems.


Melamine resin is very hard and has excellent track resistance.


Silicone resins have the distinction of being very resistant to heat.


Polyester resins are a good general choice for many lower temperature electrical applications.

Other Resins

Specality resins and co-polymer combinations.