Acetal

(Tecaform™, Ultraform®, Acetron®, Pomulux®, Celcon®) (POM, Polyoxymethylene)

Standard Colors:
Natural (solid white), black

Key Features:
Excellent machinability, Low moisture absorption, Good combination of mechanical properties, Chemical resistance to fuels and solvents, Good wear and abrasion properties, Good dimensional stability

Applications:
Gears, cams, bushings, slides, valves, pumps, electrical insulators.

Fabricating:
Machines excellent and laser cuts well, vacuum formable.

Special Grades:
Delrin® – acetal homopolymer – about 10% higher mechanical properties, stiffness and temperature resistance. See Delrin material index.
Tecaform® HPV-13 AD brown color, high-wear acetal homopolymer (Delrin®) with PTFE powder
Tecaform® AH SD natural – static dissipative acetal copolymer
Tecaform® AH UD Blue – blue acetal copolymer that is ultra-detectable and used in the food industry. X-ray opaque and metal-detectable.

Specifications Met:
Copolymer resin – ASTM D6778-06 POM0211 old spec. ASTM D-4181 POM211, stock shape – ASTMD-6100-03-S-POM0211.
Natural resin meets FDA, USDA, Dairy 3A, NSF.
Black resin meets FDA/NSF, Delrin®

Acetal copolymer Sheet Sizes:

  • 12″ x 24″
  • 24″ x 24″
  • 24″ x 48″
  • 24″ x 96″
  • 48″ x 96″
  • 48″ x 120″
  • (Contact us for a quote on a size that fits your needs!)

Acetal copolymer Sheets are available in a range of thicknesses, including:

  • 1/32″ – 4.00″ thick

Acetal copolymer Sheet Thickness Tolerances:

  • 1/32″ – 1/16″ → ±.005″
  • 3/32″ – 3/16″ → ±.010″
  • 1/4″ – 1″ → +0.025″/-0.00″
  • 1-1/8″ – 3″ → +0.050″/-0.00″
  • 3-1/4″ – 6″ → Supplied as extruded.

Acetal copolymer Rod Diameters:

  • 3/16″ diameter – 12″

Acetal copolymers Rod Lengths:

  • 5 ft.
  • 10 ft.

Acetal copolymer Rod Tolerances:

  • 3/16″ – 2.5″ → +.005/-.000
  • 2-5/8″ – 8″ → +.250/-.000
  • 8-1/2″ – 12″ → oversize enough to finish

Delrin® is a registered trademark of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company.

Ultraform® is a registered trademark of BASF.

Celcon® is a registered trademark of Ticona Engineering Polymers.

Acetron® is a registered trademark of Quadrant.

Pomulux® is a registered trademark of Westlake Plastics Co.

Tecaform™ is a trademark of Ensinger.

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