blue acetal POM-C

TECAFORM AH FG 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 inherent to POM-C.


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

Main Features

  • food grade blue
  • low moisture absorption
  • easily machinable to tight tolerance
  • good mechanical properties
  • good wear properties

Target industries

Technical details

  • Mechanical properties
    Mechanical propertiesValueUnitConditionTest Method
    Tensile strength at yield8,800psi@ 73 °FASTM D 638
    Modulus of elasticity
    (tensile test)
    250,000psi@ 73 °FASTM D 638
    Elongation at break (tensile test)25%@ 73 °FASTM D 638
    Flexural strength12,000psi@ 73 °FASTM D 790
    Modulus of elasticity
    (flexural test)
    400,000psi@ 73 °FASTM D 790
    Compression strength1,200psi@ 73 °F, 1% strainASTM D 695
    Impact strength (Izod)1.1ftlbsin@ 73 °FASTM D 256
    Rockwell hardness86-M ScaleASTM D 785
    Wear rate65*10-10in3minftlbshrAgainst Steel, 40 psi, 50 fpmASTM D 3702
    Coefficient of friction0.21%Dynamic, 40 psi, 50 fpmASTM D 3702
    Tensile strength at break9,700psi@ 73 °FASTM D 638
    Elongation at yield9%@ 73 °FASTM D 638
    Compression strength11,500psi@ 73 °F, 10% strainASTM D 695
  • Thermal properties
    Thermal propertiesValueUnitConditionTest Method
    Deflection temperature316F@ 66 psiASTM D 648
    Deflection temperature230F@264 psiASTM D 648
    Thermal expansion (CLTE)4.7*10-5ininFASTM D 696
    Service temperature285FIntermittent-
    Service temperature195FLong Term-
    Melting temperature329F-
  • Electrical properties
    Electrical propertiesValueUnitConditionTest Method
    Volume resistivity1.0*10-14Ohm/squareASTM D 257
    Dielectric strength500V/milASTM D 149
    Dielectric loss factor0.001-@60 Hz, 70°ASTM D 150
    Dielectric constant3.7-@ 60HZ, 73°F, 50% RHASTM D 150
    Dissipation factor0.001-@ 60HZ, 73°F-
  • Other properties
    Other propertiesValueUnitConditionTest Method
    Moisture absorption0.22%@ 24 hrs, 73 °FASTM D 570
    Moisture absorption0.8%@ saturation, 73 °FASTM D 570

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