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Plastic – Polymers / Thermoplastic
Temperature range: -4oF to 176oF
Material is known for flexibility and impact strength with excellent resistance to glycerine, inorganic salts, alkalis, many acids, most alcohols and hydrocarbon.
Acetal / Delrin® (POM)
Temperature range: -40oF to 180oF
This material is extremely strong and rigid, with high abrasion and heat resistance and low water absorption.
Acrylic / Plexiglas® / Kydex® 100
Polymethylmethacrylate ◊ Technical Data Sheets
Temperature range: -76oF to 194oF
This material is machinable and heat-bendable. An alternative to glass, it is lightweight and shatterproof.
MIL-PRF-5425 ◊ MIL-P-5425
Temperature range: -94oF to 316oF
This material is known for its long term reliability and superior insulating properties. It withstand high heat and humidity over long periods of time.
Temperature range: -94oF to 210oF
Nylon is an excellent material for machining. It is tough, strong & impact resistant.
Temperature range: -148oF to 248oF
Excellent resistance to acids, alcohols and bases, with good resistance to aldehydes, esters, alphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons, ketones, minerals and vegetable oils. Poor UV resistance.
Temperature range: -60oF to 165oF
A versatile material, polystyrene is lightweight and has good water resistance with some chemical resistance at PS grades.
Polyurethane / Tygothane®
Temperature range: -60oF to 180oF
With high tear strength,polyurethane is one of the toughest materials with extreme abrasion and extrusion resistance, making it an ideal sealing material.
Temperature range: -13oF to 158oF
Popular for use in fittings, nuts, bolts, ducts and hoods. Excellent resistance to acids, alcohols, bases, hydrocarbons and good UV resistance.
Teflon® (PTFE) ◊ MR70
Temperature range: -80oF to 300oF
Strong chemical resistance. Ideal for applications where sliding parts are necessary. Insolvability in all known solvents with excellent UV resistance.
Temperature range: -65oF to 200oF
With a high heat resistance and flame retardance, polyetherimide offers excellent thermal performance. It provides high mechanical strength and stiffness.
ULSP Class VI