blue acetal POM-C

TECAFORM AH blue is a POM-C acetal copolymer that is colored brilliant blue in order to optimize the material's effectiveness in food plants that use optical detection equipment to identify unwanted particulates in the food product. This versatile engineering material offers compliance to a variety of agency requirements, combined with the unique property profile inherant to POM-C.



Chemical designation
POM-C (Polyacetal (Copolymer))
Alternative colours available
1,41 g/cm3

Main Features

  • high strength
  • high toughness
  • good chemical resistance
  • good machinability
  • very good electrical insulation
  • easy to polish
  • difficult to bond
  • good slide and wear properties

Target industries

Technical details

  • Mechanical properties
    Mechanical propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    Notched impact strength (Charpy)9kJ/m2max. 7,5JDIN EN ISO 179-1eA
    Ball indentation hardness158MPaISO 2039-1
    Compression strength35MPa1% / 2%EN ISO 604
    Modulus of elasticity
    (tensile test)
    2800MPa1mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Tensile strength67MPa50mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Tensile strength at yield67MPa50mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Elongation at yield9%50mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Elongation at break (tensile test)32%50mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Modulus of elasticity
    (flexural test)
    2600MPa2mm/min, 10 NDIN EN ISO 178
    Compression modulus2300MPa5mm/min, 10 NEN ISO 604
    Flexural strength91MPa2mm/min, 10 NDIN EN ISO 178
    Impact strength (Charpy)n.b.kJ/m2max. 7.5JDIN EN ISO 179-1eU
  • Thermal properties
    Thermal propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    Thermal expansion (CLTE)1410-5*1/K23-100°C, long.DIN EN ISO 11359-1;2
    Service temperature140Cshort termNN
    Service temperature100Clong termNN
    Glass transition temperature-60CDIN EN ISO 11357
    Melting temperature166CDIN EN ISO 11357
    Thermal expansion (CLTE)1310-5*1/K23-60°C, long.DIN EN ISO 11359-1;2
  • Electrical properties
    Electrical propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    surface resistivity1014OSilver electrode, 23°C, 12% r.h.DIN IEC 60093
    volume resistivity1014O*cmSilver electrode, 23°C, 12% r.h.DIN IEC 60093
  • Other properties
    Other propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    Water absorption0.1%24h / 96h (23°C)DIN EN ISO 62
    Resistance to hot water/ bases(+)--
    Resistance to weathering---
    Flammability (UL94)HB-corresponding toDIN IEC 60695-11-10;

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