Plastic – Polymers / Thermoplastic

ABS

Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene
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.

   Specifications:

ASTM D2680
MIL-R-6130

   Processes: Die Cut – Molded Sheet

 Acetal / Delrin® (POM)

Polyoxymethylene
Temperature range: -40oF to 180oF

This material is extremely strong and rigid, with high abrasion  and heat resistance and low water absorption.

   Specifications:

ASTM D6778
ASTM D2133

   Processes: Die Cut – Molded Sheet 

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.

   Specifications:

ASTM D788
MIL-PRF-5425    MIL-P-5425

   Processes: Die Cut – ExtrusionMoldedSheet

DAP

Diallyl Phthalate
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.

   Specifications:

ASTM D5948

   Processes: Molded

Nylon

Polyamide
Temperature range: -94oF to 210oF

Nylon is an excellent material for machining. It is tough, strong & impact resistant.

   Specifications:

ASTM D4066

    Processes: Die Cut – Extrusion MoldedSheet

Polyethylene (PE)

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.

   Specifications:

ASTM D3350
MIL-P-21922

   Processes: Sheet

Polystyrene

Temperature range: -60oF to 165oF

A versatile material, polystyrene is lightweight and has good water resistance with some chemical resistance at PS grades.

   Specifications:

ASTM D4549    

   Processes: Molded

Polyurethane / Tygothane®

Polyurethane
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.

   Specifications:

ASTM D1418
ASTM D2000
SAE J200        

   Processes: Die Cut  – Extrusion MoldedSheet

 

PVC

Polyvinylchloride
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.

   Specifications:

ASTM D1784

   Processes: Die Cut – Extrusion Molded– Sheet

Teflon® (PTFE) ◊  MR70

Polytetrafluoroethylene
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.

   Specifications:

AMS 3652
ASTM D3294
ASTM D3295
ASTM D3308

   Processes:  Die Cut – Extrusion – Molded – Sheet

Ultem 1000

Polyetherimide
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.

   Specifications:

ASTM D5205
ULSP Class VI

   Processes: Molded