Micarta / Phenolic Handle Material

Micarta is a trade name established by Westinghouse in the late 1800s for thermo-set laminates. The generic term is Phenolic. The process is the application of heat and pressure to layers of paper and linen cloth or canvas impregnated with synthetic resin. The type of fabric used determines the strength and characteristics of the finished product.

  • Excellent dielectric strength
  • Good machinability
  • Lightweight
  • Heat and wear resistant
  • Resists corrosion and chemicals
  • Good mechanical strength & dimensional stability
  • Low moisture absorption

Sizes may vary up to an 1/8".