Polyester (PET-PBT) Sheet and Rod2018-10-26T11:38:07+00:00

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PET - Polyethylene Terephthalate

This material is used frequently in a self lubricating bearing surface or  slide type applications. Resistant to most common chemicals. Commonly replaces aluminum, Acetal/Delrin® and Nylon. Used frequently in Food and Dairy processing, material handling and automotive. Other brand or trade names are: Ertalyte, Ensitep, Hydex, Sustadur, Tecapet, Celanx, Duranex, Urtaldur, Valox, Rynite, and Hostadur.

A new PBT material is available from Ensinger, called 4101 UD Blue. This material is one of the first “ultra detectable” plastic materials, visually detectable by standard equipment in food processing plants.

Basics

Why you should use Polyester:

  • Very stiff material- High strength
  • Superior wear resistance
  • 230 degrees F continuous use temperature
  • Very low moisture absorption
  • Improved UV resistance compared to, ABS, Acetal/Delrin® or Nylon
  • Easily machined and fabricated
Applications
Polester- PET Applications – Frequently used in:

  • Food Equipment and Dairy Processing
  • Wear and slide machined parts
  • Electronics Manufacturing and Fixtures
  • Pistons, Manifolds, Timing Screws, Scaper Blades
  • Food Processing forming dies
Size and Tolerances

Materials Available in:

Sheet:

.375″ (3/8″) – 4.0″ in Natural (White) and Black in 24″ X 48″

Rod:

.375″ – 6.0″ diameter in Natural (White) and Black up to 120″ lengths

Typical Material Properties

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