TECAFORM® AH FG blue

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.

Facts

Chemical designation
POM-C (Polyacetal (Copolymer))
Color
blue
Density
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


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    Mechanical properties Value Unit Condition Test Method
    Tensile strength at yield 8,800 psi @ 73 °F ASTM D 638
    Modulus of elasticity
    (tensile test)
    250,000 psi @ 73 °F ASTM D 638
    Elongation at break (tensile test) 25 % @ 73 °F ASTM D 638
    Flexural strength 12,000 psi @ 73 °F ASTM D 790
    Modulus of elasticity
    (flexural test)
    400,000 psi @ 73 °F ASTM D 790
    Compression strength 1,200 psi @ 73 °F, 1% strain ASTM D 695
    Impact strength (Izod) 1.1 ftlbsin @ 73 °F ASTM D 256
    Rockwell hardness 86 - M Scale ASTM D 785
    Wear rate 65*10-10 in3minftlbshr Against Steel, 40 psi, 50 fpm ASTM D 3702
    Coefficient of friction 0.21 % Dynamic, 40 psi, 50 fpm ASTM D 3702
    Tensile strength at break 9,700 psi @ 73 °F ASTM D 638
    Elongation at yield (tensile test) 9 % @ 73 °F ASTM D 638
    Compression strength 11,500 psi @ 73 °F, 10% strain ASTM D 695
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    Thermal properties Value Unit Condition Test Method
    Deflection temperature 316 F @ 66 psi ASTM D 648
    Deflection temperature 230 F @264 psi ASTM D 648
    Thermal expansion (CLTE) 4.7*10-5 ininF ASTM D 696
    Service temperature 285 F Intermittent -
    Service temperature 195 F Long Term -
    Melting temperature 329 F -
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    Electrical properties Value Unit Condition Test Method
    Volume resistivity 1.0*10-14 Ohm/square ASTM D 257
    Dielectric strength 500 V/mil ASTM D 149
    Dielectric loss factor 0.001 - @60 Hz, 70° ASTM D 150
    Dielectric constant 3.7 - @ 60HZ, 73°F, 50% RH ASTM D 150
    Dissipation factor 0.001 - @ 60HZ, 73°F -
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    Other properties Value Unit Condition Test Method
    Moisture absorption 0.22 % @ 24 hrs, 73 °F ASTM D 570
    Moisture absorption 0.8 % @ saturation, 73 °F ASTM D 570

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