CERASHELL R-101 is a phenol formaldehyde novolak polymer dissolved in solvent. Generally known as PF liquid resin.


CERASHELL R-101 is an ideal synthetic binder for shell sand, refractories etc.


APPEARANC P Clear reddish brown liquid
Sp.gravity @30°C 1.05 - 1.15
Viscosity by B6 cup @30°C 100 ± 10 secs.
Solid Content 70 ± 2%


Sand test results on washed sand (AFS 50-55) clay content 0.2% max. coated with CERASHELL R-101 4 % BOS & CERASHELL H-110 18 % BOR.

HTS (3 MIN CURING @220°C) 34 ±1 Kg/ cm²
CTS (3 MIN CURING) 36 ±1 Kg/ cm²
LOI 3.6±0.2 %

Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) is Available on Request


  • Fast curing time.
  • Excellent sand flow ability with high resistance to peel back.
  • Increased transverse strength.
  • Increased build up with improved thorough curing.
  • Improved cure depth and uniformity of cure at identical pattern temperature and cycle times offers potential for reducing cycle time.
  • Low dilation of moulds and cores.

Shelf Life

  • 6 Months from date of manufacturing.

Standard Packing

  • 200/225 kg MS/ HDPE drum.

Storage & Handling

To be stored in cool and dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.

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