Is Delrin low friction?
Delrin® for Conveyors and Car Doors Delrin® low friction grades allow for a longer lifetime of chains and wear strips, smooth sliding of goods, quieter motion and lubrication-free operations. Delrin® is also used in car doors by automaker BMW.
What is the difference between Delrin and Delrin AF?
Delrin® AF Blend retains approximately 90% of the mechanical strength and rigidity of Delrin®, but with improved bearing and sliding properties, and almost no ‘slip-stick’ characteristics. Other formulations available are Delrin® 100AF containing 20% Teflon fibers and provides even lower frictional properties.
Are there different grades of Delrin?
General purpose grades of Delrin® are available in several basic melt flow series: 100, 500, 900, and 1700. These differ primarily in melt viscosity with 100 being the most viscous and 1700 the most fluid. Delrin® 100, 500 and 900 are known around the world for their outstanding mechanical properties.
What Delrin 500?
DELRIN®500AF blend stock shapes are a 20% PTFE fiber filled homopolymer acetal. It is designed for applications requiring low wear and and/or low coefficient of friction against steel, itself, and other plastics.
Is Delrin self lubricating?
The extensive use of DELRIN® acetal resin as a bearing material has developed because of its combination of low coefficient of friction with self-lubricating properties, good mechanical properties and dimensional stability in many chemical media.
What plastic has the lowest coefficient of friction?
Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) gives the lowest coefficient of friction of any internal lubricant, forming a lubricious film on part surfaces.
Can you glue Delrin?
Delrin in particular cannot be glued to itself with any sort of significant bond strength with a one-part. The reason for thisis that one-part solvent based adhesives do not dissolve the surface of Delrin plastic shapes properly. Solvent based adhesives work by making the two surfaces a material to be bonded “sticky”.
What is Delrin 500 AF?
Delrin 500 AF. Home Materials Delrin Delrin AF 500. DELRIN®500AF blend stock shapes are a 20% PTFE fiber filled homopolymer acetal. It is designed for applications requiring low wear and and/or low coefficient of friction against steel, itself, and other plastics.
What is Delrin used for?
It is designed for applications requiring low wear and, or low friction against steel, itself or other plastics. It is perfect for plastic bushing or bearing applications requiring a low coefficient of friction. Delrin® is a registered trademark of DuPont.
What is Delrin acetal material?
This advanced acetal material uses a combination of PTFE fibers uniformly dispersed in Delrin acetal resin. The combination results in improved wear characteristics along with strength, toughness, dimensional stability and machinability.
What is the difference between the different grades of Delrin?
These grades are designed for added resistance to UV degradation for outdoor use. They contain a chemical UV stabilizer. The grades are Delrin 127UV, 527UV, 927UV 1727UV. Delrin 127UV is most suitable for extrusion. The other grades are primarily for injection molding