Dry Film Lubricant serves as assembly aid.
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Nye Solutions for Assembly Aids: NyeFilm® 501F
Nye Lubricants, Inc.
12 Howland Rd.
Fairhaven, MA, 02719, USA
NyeFilm® 501F is a lubricious 15% aqueous dispersion of PTFE. This dispersion is applied in a "wet form" which then dries to the surface. NyeFilm® 501F was developed to have a controlled particle size distribution where no particles are greater than 10 microns. This allows for an even distribution of PTFE. Additional benefits of NyeFilm® 501F include rub and abrasive resistance and chemical compatibility with all polymers.
Originally NyeFilm® 501F was designed as an assembly aid dry film to substantially reduce insertion forces in automotive markets. Our customers require a lubricant that is both in "dry form" and environmentally friendly. NyeFilm® 501F provides superior lubricity while being cost effective and environmentally safe. Nye uses the Instron testing of o-rings sliding on metal shafts and it has shown greater than 60% force reductions on popular polymers such as NBR, EPDM, and Viton.