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Acetal RodAcetal, commonly known by the brand name DelrinŽ, is a thermoplastic polymer manufactured by the polymerization of formaldehyde. The chemical composition, regular structure and high crystallinity of acetal resins give parts made of acetal a combination of physical properties not available with metals or other plastics.
Since its commercial introduction in 1960, acetal has been used in the automotive, appliance, plumbing, construction, hardware, electronics and consumer goods industries.
GENERIC MATERIAL NAME: Acetal, Homopolymer & Copolymer
BRAND NAMES: Delrin, Celcon
APPLICATIONS & USES: Used as spacers & gears, washers, handles, wheels, bearings. Anything where high wear is needed!
MATERIAL CHARACTERISTICS: Chemical resistant, light weight, self lubricating and good working temperatures
MAXIMUM WORKING TEMPERATURE (F/C): 200F/93.33C
CHEMICAL RESISTANT TO: Salts, Aliphatic & Aromatic hydrocarbons, Alchohols, Esters, Ethers & Ketones
SOLVENTS: Epoxy & Polyester-Isocyanate
MILITARY SPEC: L-P392A
SPECIFIC GRAVITY: 1.41
THIS ITEM ALSO AVAILABLE IN: Sheet, Rod, Shapes & Glass filled.
CUTTING/MACHINING TIPS: Use only sharp tools, can use cutting oils or coolants. Easy to cut or machine.
We also CNC to your CAD drawing, cut to size to +-.005 tolerance, and sell full sheets in quantity.
This material is available in many other diameters of ROD, and other formulations. Please call our Sales Department for information.
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