Acetal Copolymer Compounds

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Celaneses Polymer Products meets aesthetic and operational needs.

November 11, 2016

Designed for global auto, medical and consumer electronics, Celanese’s Polymer Products include: Celapex high flow PEEK, Celstran high flow LFT, Fortron flexible PPS, Hostaform M25IE POM and MetaLX appearance Nylon. Highly durable and heat resistant, polymers come in high flow, flexible high-temperature and has higher production throughput rates which help mold thin wall intricate parts and long flow length components while retaining many of the physical, mechanical, thermal and electrical properties of PEEK.

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Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Interstate Plastics Provides Broad Range of Mechanical Plastics to Machine Shops Nationwide

August 21, 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif.,– Interstate Plastics offers mechanical plastics to machine shops for engineering, commercial and retail markets. With a large network of exceptional machine shops and manufacturers, Interstate Plastics works to provide solutions for a wide variety of machining applications. Interstate Plastics assists customers in finding solutions for custom components and parts,...Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Services

Metal Detectable Plastics for Food Processing & Packaging Industries

March 14, 2014

If you are involved with food processing or packaging, Emco can help with right material to suit your needs. The first is a metal detectable grade of Acetal. Acetal (POM) polymer has superb inherent mechanical properties in respect of dimensional stability, strength, stiffness and low wear characteristics. Acetal is suitable for replacing metal parts that are currently fabricated. This new metal...Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Acetal Copolymer suits blow/injection molded tank applications.

December 23, 2013

Intended for Small Off-Road Engine (SORE) applications, jerrycans, and other containers, Hostaform® low-permeation and toughened (LPT) acetal copolymer (POM) offers single-layer solution that meets EPA and CARB permeation regulations. Hostaform S 9364 LPI is designed for injection molding, while S 9364 LPB is suited for blow molding. Both exhibit long-term fuel resistance and will not degrade, scratch, or wear off. Strength and impact properties provide tank durability even at -40°F. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Acetal Polymer delivers elastic mechanical properties.

October 22, 2013

Intended for pipes and tubes, Hostaform PTX POM Series offers alternative to traditional thermoplastics used in automotive in-tank fuel and vapor lines as well as pneumatics and paint-line applications. Flexible product leaves no undesirable oligomer clogging substance in fuel, which can affect engine performance. With temperature range of -40 to 149°F, material offers chemical resistance, low moisture absorption, and resistance to environmental stress cracking. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Transportation Industry Products

Interstate Plastics Provides Superior Plastic Solutions throughout the Pacific Northwest

October 14, 2013

Kent, Washington, located near Seattle, is one of Interstate Plastics' eight nation-wide branches that offer a full line of cut-to-size sheets, rods and tubes as well as semi-finished plastics. Kent specializes in mechanical plastics as well as cut-to-size distribution and manufacturing of agriculture and food processing industries in the region. For boating and marine industries throughout the...Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Services

Hex and Square Rods Readily Available at Emco Plastics

September 17, 2013

CEDAR GROVE, NJ – Emco Plastics, being a national leader in plastic distribution and manufacturing, has a 60,000 square foot facility housing an array of plastic sheet, rod, tubes, and profiles. We stock a wide range of sizes of Acetal and Nylon hex and square rods. Emco has readily available for immediate shipment the following sizes; square rods: inchto 1 inch and hex rods: 3/16inch to 1 ...Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Services

Metal Detectable Plastics Available at Emco Plastics!

July 30, 2013

If you are involved with food processing or packaging, Emco can help with right material to suite your needs. The first is a metal detectable grade metal detectable of Acetal. Acetal (POM) polymer has superb inherent mechanical properties in respect of dimensional stability, strength, stiffness and low wear characteristics. Acetal is suitable for replacing metal parts that are currently...Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Engineering Plastic Material helps ensure food safety.

October 18, 2012

Intended for food industry, TECAFORM® UD Blue addresses all 3 methods of quality control typically used to keep food products free from foreign particulates. Porosity-free, acetal co-polymer has blue colorant specially formulated to be both metal and x-ray detectable as well as visible to production line optical scanning equipment. Material is FDA, USDA, 3A Dairy, and European agency compliant. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Services

X-Ray Detectable Plastics help protect food zone.

May 11, 2012

Available in ½-6 in. diameter rods and 3/8-4 in. thick sheets, Sustarin® C XDT Acetal Copolymer and Polystone® M XTD UHMW-PE can be detected by X-ray inspection equipment for pieces as small as 3 mm³ on production lines running as fast as 250 fpm. Both materials are FDA-compliant for direct food contact. Detected in various types of packages, including metal cans, glass jars, and plastic containers, materials are suitable for scraper blades, filler/mixer components, wear/slide guides, and baffles. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Non-Industrial Products

FDA Compliant Blue Components Allow Easier Optical Inspection During Food Processing

August 31, 2011

Ensinger's TECAFORM FG Blue was designed and developed so that food equipment components machined from this material will be more visible than the same parts made from standard natural colored materials. Blue is the only color that does not widely occur naturally in the food chain. Therefore, should components break or wear during operations, small pieces will be more likely to be picked up by...Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Blue Colored Acetal targets food industry applications.

July 25, 2011

Since blue does not widely occur naturally in food chain, TECAFORM® FG Blue was designed so that food equipment components machined from this material will be picked up by optical inspection systems if part breaks during operation. Manufactured from FDA, USDA, and 3A Dairy compliant resin, material is resistant to hot water and most cleaning chemicals. It is used for bushings, rollers, and other components requiring low moisture absorption, chemical resistance, and dimensional stability. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Services

Metal Detectable Plastics comply with FDA standards.

June 3, 2011

Suitable for replacing metal parts that are currently fabricated, Acetal Polymer is machinable, dimensionally stable, and color-coded in bright blue tint. Typical applications include conveyor belt links or pins, food processing parts, and threaded components. With impact strength and no moisture absorption properties, UHMW Polyethylene is designed primarily for food processing industry. Both metal-detectable plastics are available in 1/8-8 in. diameter rods and 3/8-8 in. thick sheets. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Fasteners & Hardware

Tab Washers range from .080-6.000 in. OD.

May 19, 2011

Round in shape and manufactured with single tab or multiple tabs that can be formed to shape around bolt/nuts or designed to lay flat, Tab Washers lock parts into place in applications requiring extreme heat conditions or heavy vibrations. Units are available in 2,000 metallic and non-metallic material options. Configurations include internal tab, external tab, internal/external tab, multiple internal/external tab, and locking tab washers. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Fasteners & Hardware

Washers suit broad range of applications.

November 6, 2009

Available without tooling charges in short, medium, or long runs, Washers range in size from 0.080-12 in. O.D. They come in choice of more than 2,000 commonly specified and hard-to-find materials, including low carbon sheet steel, 5 types of spring steel, stainless steel, aluminum, brass, copper, and nickel silver. Non-metallics, such as ABS, acetal, polyester, nylon, PTFE, polycarbonate, fiber, polyethylene, and various phenolics are also available. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Engineering Plastic can be sensed by metal detectors.

November 4, 2009

SUSTARIN® C MDT is acetal with additives that allow it to be traced by standard metal detectors and removed before causing food contamination. Mechanical, thermal, and chemical resistance properties are same as standard acetal and its dimensional stability is suitable for close tolerance parts on machinery. Available in rods with ¼-8 in. dia and sheets from 3/8-4 in. thick, blue-colored product complies with FDA regulations for direct contact with food. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Fasteners & Hardware

Boker's Offers 5,000 Non-Standard Flat Washer Sizes Specifically Available for Non-Metallic Materials, with No Tooling Charges

February 3, 2009

Minneapolis, MN - January 21, 2009 - Boker's, Inc. announces non-standard flat washers-in a wide variety of non-metallic materials-now come in 5,000 sizes. Plus, these difficult-to-find washers are available with no tooling charges. Boker's, with 90 years of industry experience, inventories or has immediate access to a large variety of non-metallic materials, including ABS, acetal, PTFE,...Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Colored Acetal Copolymer Rods Available from Goodfellow

December 17, 2007

Oakdale, PA...December 10, 2007...Goodfellow is pleased to announce the addition of colored acetal copolymer rods to their line of polymer materials. Acetal copolymer is used in a wide range of applications involving the handling of liquids and gases. In addition, it is used as a bearing material and as an electrical insulator in, for example, food processing equipment. Acetal copolymer is...Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Safety & Security Equipment

Aardvark Polymers Announces New Roto Resins: FR Nylon - Aardalloy POM Alloys

July 11, 2007

Lambertville, N.J. Aardvark Polymers is pleased to announce several new additions to their growing line of Next Generation Roto Resins. The new offerings include a FR nylon with UL94-V0 ratings and the first commercial Aardalloy thermoplastic alloy products. NEW Aarlon 4055FR- PA6/6 V0 Rated Aarlon 4055FR is a premium flame retardant type 6/6 polyamide with a UL94-V0 rating for flammability....Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Acetal Copolymer offers chemical resistance.

May 30, 2007

Available in sheets and rods, Pomalloy® ESd is static-dissipative acetal copolymer material offering wear resistance and machinability. Non-carbon-filled material is non-migratory and non-humidity dependent. With low outgassing values and non-sloughing characteristics, Pomalloy ESd is suited for applications where particulate generation cannot be tolerated, such as disk drive assembly fixtures, semiconductor and electronic components, and automotive equipment. Read More