SECTION-IIAPPLICATION OF CNSL RESIN
2.1. General Details
Cashewnut Shell oil is extracted from the honey-combed shell of the cashew nut and thensold in its raw or distilled form into two different markets: auto brake linings andindustrial and marine coatings. In the coatings arena, cashew nut shel oil is used as a keyraw material in the production of curing agents for special epoxy hardeners and epoxyresins.
Coating sector Industrial and marine coatings.Paint (anti corrosive) and enamels, varnishes rubber industry toenhance the vulcanisate properties.Lacquers developed from cnsl could be used for insulation,protective or decorative coatings for furniture, buildings,automobiles, etc.In the coating arena, cashewnut shell oil is used as a key rawmaterial in the production of curing agents for special epoxyhardeners and epoxy resins.Construction sector For cementing floors exposed to chemical attack.Laminating industry For reducing brittleness and improving the flexibility of thelaminates.Substitute As a substitute for linseed oil in the manufacture of foundrycore oil, which is used as a binder in the foundry.Automobile Auto brake lining