Semi-Crystalline Shapes replace metal parts in food industry.

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Exhibiting wear and chemical resistance along with low moisture absorption, TECAPET™ Semi-crystalline Polyester Stock Shapes are suitable for use in food filling and other processing machines as well as conveying equipment where parts may be subject to chlorinated or caustic cleaning solutions. Shapes are compliant with requirements in FDA regulation 21 CFR 177.1630. This means there will be no migration of extractable from plastic that could contaminate food products.



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Tecapet TM Semi-Crystalline Ideal to Replace Metal Parts in Food Industry Applications



TECAPET semi-crystalline polyester stock shapes from Ensinger, Inc. have been proven to be an ideal replacement for metal parts in many food industry applications. TECAPET exhibits excellent wear and chemical resistance along with good mechanical properties and low moisture absorption. These durable stock shapes are often used in food filling and other processing machines as well as conveying equipment where parts may be subject to chlorinated or caustic cleaning solutions.



In addition to excellent physical properties, TECAPET stock shapes certify to be compliant to FDA regulations. Manufacturers will often only certify that resins they use comply with FDA CFR regulations. Ensinger has taken the extra step to have TECAPET stock shapes tested and they have been found to be compliant with requirements in FDA regulation 21 CFR 177.1630. This means users can be sure there will be no migration of extractable from plastic that could potentially contaminate food products.



For more information call 1-800-243-3221, Fax 724-746-9209, e-mail sales@ensinger-ind.com or visit http://www.ensinger-inc.com.

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