Phenolic Resin Laboratory Countertops are similar to epoxy resin countertops. Phenolic Resin is constructed of saturated melamine resins and layers of phenolic impregnated kraft paper. The melamine resin produces a very durable thermoset plastic when combined with formaldehyde. This nonabsorbent countertop provides a unique appearance and high resistance to chemicals. Select sizes in stock. Contact us now!