Application examples

aerospace

Aerospace technology

Twin pulley for the transfer of high transmission forces

  • Can be used under the influence of energetic radiation
  • Good resistance to energetic radiations
  • Approval for aerospace application
  • Good dimensional stability

Lens cover for cabin illumination made of TECANAT PC

  • Ultrasonic weldable
  • Good transparency
  • Flame retardant and low smoke density
  • Release for cabin interior

Back-up ring made from TECAPEEK SM natural

  • High long term service temperature (260oC)
  • Low tendency to creep, even at high temperatures
  • High strength, hardness and rigidity

engineering

Mechanical engineering

Bottle gripper made from high-temperature polyimide

Polyimides from the TECASINT product family are increasingly used for bottle grippers and transportation discs.  

  • Cost savings due to 3-4 times greater durability as compared with conventional materials (such as CVC)
  • Excellent war resistance
  • Significant reduction of microcracks
  • Low thermal conductivity, good impact resistance and high modulus of elasticity 

Sensor housing made of TECASINT 5011 (PAI)

  • Thermal resistance up to 300°C
  • Very good electrical insulation

Gear wheel made of TECAPEEK natural

Suitable for high loads 
Good temperature resistance
High surface pressure

Guiding 3D print and machined made of TECASON P natural

  • Combination of additive and subtractive production processes
  • Lightweight construction: Weight reduction by hollow-chamber structures (aerospace)
  • High precision through manufacturing of functional surfaces, fits and threads by machining
  • High stiffness and strength

Valve body made from TECAFLON PVDF natural

  • Good chemical resistance
  • High degree of strength
  • Very tough

Food technology

Conveyor screw made of TECAGLIDE

Machined conveyor screw for the shock free and silent conveying of the bottles to the cleaning and filling station

  • Low slide-friction coefficient
  • Good wear resistance
  • Easily machinable

Throughfeed filler made of TECAMID 6

  • High degree of toughness
  • Resistant to oils, greases and fuels
  • Good abrasion resistance

(from MAJA-Maschinenfabrik Hermann Schill GmbH & Co. KG)

Chain pins for conveyor belts in food technology

TECAMID 66 natural, TECADUR PBT natural, TECAFORM AH natural

  • Exact roundness
  • Low squeal in service
  • Wear resistance
 

Gear case for tooth rack

  • High mechanical strength
  • Good kinetical friction properties
  • No lubrication necessary
  • Low density
  • Narrow tolerances

Slide rail for food technology

  • Low coefficient of friction
  • Wear resistant to abrasive bulk materials

medical technology

Medical technology

Capillary carousel for PCR-Analysis

  • Low thermal expansion at fast temperature changes
  • Good chemical resistance to disinfectants and detergents
  • High precision machining
  • Intensive pigmentation (deep black) allows very accurate measurement results

Thermoformable tube made of TECAPEEK MT natural

Shaft Insulator made of TECAPEEK MT blue

  • Dielelectric strength
  • USP class VI material
  • Up to 1000 cycles in steam sterilisation at 2.5 bar

Couch for dental centre

Forming substructure of special ergonomic formed couches for the dental sector 

  • Low warpage
  • Good chemical resistance to detergents and disinfectants
  • High production precision
  • Integration of hollow areas through a core technology

Orthosis

Springs for an othopedic walker

  • High flexability
  • Good stiffness and strength
  • Easily formable
  • Low weight
  • "Warm"

Semiconductor

Test socket made of TECASINT 4011 (PI)

  • Low outgassing 
  • No condensable impurities
  • High dimensional stability
  • Thermal resistance up to 300°C
  • High strength
  • Good electrical insulation.