Acetal

Acetal, also known as polyoxymethylene (POM) is a high strength, low friction engineering plastic that has excellent wear properties in both wet and dry environments. Acetal is chemically resistant to hydrocarbons, solvents, and neutral chemicals. Easy to machine, acetal makes an outstanding choice for applications that require complex, tight tolerances.

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Strength/Durability

Acetal is an easy-to-machine, general purpose engineering plastic that has excellent dimensional stability. It is rigid, strong and has a low coefficient of friction against metals, other acetals, and plastics. Its superior creep resistance makes acetal a good choice when dimensional stability is needed.

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Common Uses

  • Bearings and bushings
  • Pump and valve parts
  • Manifolds
  • Gears
  • Jigs and fixtures
  • Food processing and other packacking machinery parts
  • Wear pads
  • Electrical components

Maintenance

Usually POM can be cleaned easily with just a soft cloth and warm, soapy water - without the use of any chemicals. Rinse with distilled water after cleaning.

Acetal Rods

Acetal rod is a tough, machinable thermoplastic with a high modulus of elasticity, high strength, good rigidity, dimensional stability, and resistances to moisture, chemicals, and solvents.

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Acetal is ideally suited for close tolerance mechanical parts and electrical insulators which require strength and stiffness. It also offers resistance to a wide range of chemicals including many solvents.

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Acetal Sheets

Acetal resins are engineering thermoplastics based on formaldehyde polymerization technology. Acetal resins have high tensile strength, stiffness, resilience, fatigue endurance, and a low coefficient of friction against metals, acetals, and other plastics.

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What is acetal sheet?
Acetal resins are engineering thermoplastics based on formaldehyde polymerization technology. Acetal resins have high tensile strength, stiffness, resilience, fatigue endurance, a low coefficient of friction against metals, acetals, and other plastics. Acetal copolymers retain much of their toughness through a broad temperature range and are among the most creep resistant of the crystalline thermoplastics. A low moisture absorption characteristic permits molded parts to serve reliably in environments involving humidity variations.

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    Acetal Sheet Description Acetal, also known as polyoxymethylene (POM) is a high strength, low friction engineering plastic that has excellent wear properties in both wet and dry environments. Acetal is chemically resistant to hydrocarbons, solvents, and...
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