A new acetal
from DuPont Engineering Polymers, Wilmington, Del.
Penn Fibre Plastics has announced the availability of Delrin acetal
material in sheets and coils.
For long-life and continued reliability, Andrew Miniature Click-On hangers are made from ultraviolet-resistant Acetal
, and hanger hardware is made from stainless steel.
has introduced a slate of new acetal
and nylon grades for small fuel tanks, chemical storage tanks, and hydraulic reservoirs.
Designed by National Molding Corporation (USA) to keep children safely restrained in high chairs and strollers, the Mega-Lok buckle gets is said to derive its strength, along with ease of processing, from Ticona's Celcon acetal
Franklin Polymers' other major lines include Mitsubishi Engineering Plastics' acetal
, MXD6 nylon, and polycarbonate; Mitsubishi Rayon's PMMA; and Chisso's Z-Clean(TM) purge compounds.
What's said to be the first low-gloss black acetal
copolymer for automotive exteriors has been developed by Ticona, Florence, Ky.
Deirin "Decorating Solutions" overcome past limitations experienced in the decoration of acetals
through the ability of its Deirin acetal
resins to accept painting, printing, plating, foil stamping, and in-mold decoration, says DuPont.
Six new acetal
grades introduced at the NPE show in Chicago are claimed to provide lower volatile emissions, improved weathering, and reduced friction and wear.
Ticona, the technical polymers business of Celanese AG, reports that its Hostaform acetal
copolymer, grade C13031 XE 50/5339, has been used by Stant Manufacturing to overcome cracking caused by biodiesel fuel in an automotive fuel limit and vent valve (FLVV).
Endex ABC 2750, a 50% active pelletized endothermic chemical foaming agent, is compatible with almost all thermoplastic polymers, including commodity polymers, engineering polymers such as ABS, acetal
, PC, modified PPO/PPE, and polyolefin elastomers.
However, the typical cost for PTFE fiber-filled acetal
is more than twice that of acetal
filled with the more commonly used PTFE in powder form.