black POM-C medical

​TECAFORM MT is Ensinger's specially formulated acetal, suitable for medical applications. The POM-C material is resistant to multiple cleaning and disinfection agents, and to a number of solvents. It can be steam sterilized by medical industry's usual methods, and will maintain good strength, stiffness, and dimensional stability. It is tested for biological compatibility according to ISO 10993 on the stock shape. USP Class VI information is available for raw material. It can be supplied in a variety of different colors and dimensions.



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

Main Features

  • high stiffness
  • good chemical resistance
  • high toughness
  • good machinability
  • difficult to bond
  • high strength

Target industries

Technical details

  • Mechanical properties
    Mechanical propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    Flexural strength94MPa2mm/min, 10 NDIN EN ISO 178
    Modulus of elasticity
    (flexural test)
    2800MPa2mm/min, 10 NDIN EN ISO 178
    Compression strength18/32/65MPa1% / 2% / 5%EN ISO 604
    Compression modulus2200MPa5mm/min, 10 NEN ISO 604
    Impact strength (Charpy)n.b.kJ/m2max. 7,5JDIN EN ISO 179-1eU
    Notched impact strength (Charpy)9kJ/m2max. 7,5JDIN EN ISO 179-1eA
    Ball indentation hardness158MPaISO 2039-1
    Modulus of elasticity
    (tensile test)
    2800MPa1mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Tensile strength69MPa50mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Tensile strength at yield70MPa50mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Elongation at break (tensile test)30%50mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Elongation at yield15%50mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
  • Thermal properties
    Thermal propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    Melting temperature169CDIN EN ISO 11357
    Service temperature140Cshort termNN
    Service temperature100Clong termNN
    Glass transition temperature-60CDIN EN ISO 11357
    Thermal expansion (CLTE)1410-5*1/K23-100°C, long.DIN EN ISO 11359-1;2
    Thermal expansion (CLTE)1310-5*1/K23-60°C, long.DIN EN ISO 11359-1;2
    Thermal conductivity0.39W/(k*m)ISO 22007-4:2008
    Specific heat1.4J/(g*K)ISO 22007-4:2008
  • Electrical properties
    Electrical propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    surface resistivity1012ODIN IEC 60093
  • Other properties
    Other propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    Water absorption0.1%24h / 96h (23°C)DIN EN ISO 62
    Flammability (UL94)HB-corresponding toDIN IEC 60695-11-10;
    Resistance to hot water/ bases(+)--
    Resistance to weathering---

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