Faturan Oxidization

Faturan, as a material, displays an extreme example of a characteristic common to most phenolics – surface oxidization. Most phenolic will, over time, oxidize to a darker form of its original colour, but Faturan has the unique characteristic of, regardless of the original colour, always oxidizing to a dark red….

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Faturan History

Originally, Faturan was a brand of cast thermosetting phenol formaldehyde resin, similar to Bakelite, manufactured by Traun & Son of Hamburg.[1][2] Faturan was the invention of Traun & Son, many link Friedrich Adolf “Fritz” Traun as the inventer of Faturan however Traun’s short and somewhat eventful life does not seem…

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Golden Lava Flow Faturan

Golden Lava Flow Faturan One of the rarest and sought after Faturan Types is called Golden Lava Flow Faturan, not to be confused with guanine crystals that give a glitter and shine in some Celluloid products. Bulgarian Catalin has also been given the name Lava Flow Catalin due to its…

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Gold Faturan

Gold Faturan The properties found inside Faturan determine its desirability and value. The most valuable being gold, in the forms of Gold leaf, dust or metal, reputedly added when molten. The Rod is made of Faturan containing gold leaf. These types of rods were used for making jewellery beads, rings…

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Faturan Types

Faturan Types The most widely known type of Faturan is called Marbled, Swirled, or Damar. The swirls show the combination of more than one type of Faturan being mixed and combined, for example, transparent mixed with a dark colour. Most Ottoman Faturan Prayer Beads were made from Faturan Rods that…

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Faturan

Faturan Oxidization Faturan, as a material, displays an extreme example of a characteristic common to most phenolics – surface oxidization. Most phenolic will, over time, oxidize to a darker form of its original colour, but Faturan has the unique characteristic of, regardless of the original colour, always oxidizing to a…

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