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POM (Polyoxymethylene) - ERTACETAL®

The special material properties of POM (Ertacetal®) offer numerous possible applications. This plastic has excellent machining properties and features high level of strength and hardness. In addition, it is extremely hygroscopic and is harmless in physiological terms. Thus, classic applications for this material include screws and carriers mechanical engineering and in the food and packaging industry.

MAIN PROPERTIES

  • Temperature resistance -50 °C to +110 °C
  • High mechanical strength, rigidity and hardness
  • Very high resilience
  • Good creep resistance
  • High impact strength, even at low temperatures
  • High dimensional stability
  • Good sliding properties and resistance to wear
  • Excellent machinability
  • Good electric insulation properties and positive dielectric behavior
  • Harmless in physiological terms (suitable for contact with food)

SECTORS

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

APPLICATION AREAS

  • Filtration plates
  • Filler pipes
  • Screws
  • Carriers
  • Deflection rollers
  • Scrappers
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