Malayan Adhesives And Chemicals Sdn Bhd (MAC), a 99.6%-subsidiary of Chemquest Sdn Bhd, manufactures formaldehyde-based chemical intermediates for a range of industries.
The core businesses of MAC includes:-
Wood Adhesives- Formaldehyde-based adhesives and additives for plywood, medium-density fiberboard and particleboard.
Formalin– An organic compound use in the synthesis of formaldehyde based resins and as disinfectant in various industry chemicals.
Paper Chemicals- Polyacrylamide (PAM) resin is used as Dry Strength Resins (DSR) to improve the dry strength properties of paper, improves drainage, increases the retention of fines and reduces the BOD and COD in recycle paper production.
Microspheres- Phenoset Microspheres are fully cured thermoset phenolic materials used for weight reduction and as a functional filler in aerospace, automobile, marine and other composites.
Phenolic Resins- Alkyl phenol formaldehyde is used as phenolic tackifier particularly effective in chloroprene adhesives (solvent based) formulation and as fortifying agent for coating.