The right semi-finished product for your application

Sheets, pipes, rods

PA (POLYAMIDE) - ERTALON®

Polyamide, also known by the trade name Ertalon®, is a plastic with excellent machinability properties. This plastic features good sliding properties and resistance to chemicals. Among its many applications, it is particularly frequently used in mechanical and systems engineering, e.g. for gear wheels, rope spindles, bearings or scrapers.

MAIN PROPERTIES

  • Temperature resistance -30 °C to +85 °C
  • Temperature resistance ERTALON® 4.6 to +135 °C
  • High mechanical strength, rigidity, hardness and ductility
  • Good resistance to fatigue
  • High mechanical damping capacity
  • Good sliding and emergency running properties
  • Good electrical insulation properties
  • High resistance to energy-rich radiation (gamma and X rays)
  • Good machinability
  • High resistance to wear

SECTORS

  • Machanical engineering
  • Food industry
  • Safety technology
  • Medical technology
  • Packaging industry

APPLICATION AREAS

  • Transport and guide rollers
  • Gear wheels
  • Bearings
  • Shim rings
  • Sliding plates
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