Acetal

Acetal

Acetal is the common name for Polyoxymethylene. It is easy to machine, holds tight tolerances, and is readily available in a variety of shapes, sizes and formulations.

Properties

Acetal provides good strength and stiffness, coupled with dimensional stability and good wear properties. It's low moisture absorbtion rate makes it a preferred choice over Nylon in many wet environments. The chemical composition, regular molecular structure and high degree of crystallinity result in a unique combination of outstanding characteristics:

  • High mechanical strength and rigidity
  • Toughness and high resistance to repeated impacts
  • Long-term fatigue endurance
  • Excellent resistance to moisture, gasoline, solvents, and many other neutral chemicals
  • Excellent dimensional stability
  • Good resilience and resistance to creep
  • Natural lubricity
  • Wide end-use temperature range
  • Good electrical insulating characteristics

Applications

  • Fuel system components (gas caps, floats, pump housings, senders)
  • Heavy load-bearing gears (window lifts, windshield wipers)
  • Fasteners
  • Window/door hardware
  • Safety system components (buckles, seatbelt hardware, spools, guidetracks, clock springs)
  • Loudspeaker grilles
  • Control switches
  • Interior trim
  • Steering components
  • Pillar loops

Industrial Equipment

  • Wear surfaces: bushings, bearings, cams, pulleys
  • Gas meters
  • Gears: spur, cluster, helical, bevel, worm
  • Conveyors: flat top conveyor chain, wear strips, conveyor links
  • Pump impellers: submersible, gear, centrifugal, proportioning, reinforced diaphragms, jet well
  • Fan and blower blades
  • Pumps and beverage valves
  • Farm machinery
  • Irrigation sprinkler components
  • Shower heads
  • Hose couplings
  • Water meter components

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Source: www.lairdplastics.com

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