A high-impact, temperature-resistant plastic used in some sockets and fixtures
The thermo-set plastic used as the insulating body of the thermostat; it has a UL rated temperature of 177 C ± and a comparative strength value of 30,000 lb at ambient. This material will not melt, however, it will deteriorate at high temperatures.
A plastic polymer offering unique favorable properties for being used as gaskets in certain automotive applications. In the Mercedes-Benz Pontons, there is a thick phenolic gasket between the engine block and the oil filter housing.