|Polyester, PET, Ertalyte, PET-P|
|Sheets, Rods, Tubes|
|Natural, Black, Pale Grey|
Polyester: Ertalyte PET-P
Stock shapes made of crystalline thermoplastic polyester, trade names Ertalyte (virgin grade) and Ertalyte TX (bearing grade).
Polyester PET is a good alternative to Delrin, as it absorbs less moisture, therefore holds it shape much more easily.
PET-P is usually used to create precision parts which have to sustain high loads and high wear due to its properties. Ertalyte TX is an internally lubricated bearing-grade polyester that offers an even lower coefficient of friction when compared to other polyester plastic.
Ertalyte (PET-P) Characteristics
- High mechanical strength
- Very good creep resistance
- Low and constant coefficient of friction
- Excellent wear resistance (comparable to or even better than nylon grades)
- Very good dimensional stability (better than polyacetal)
- Physiologically inert (suitable for food contact)
- Excellent stain resistance
- Better resistance to acids than nylon and polyacetal
- Good electrical insulating properties
- Good resistance against high energy radiation (gamma-and X-rays)
Ertalyte (PET-P) natural / black
The specific properties of this virgin crystalline Polyester PET make it especially suitable for the manufacture of mechanical precision parts which have to sustain high loads and/or are subject to wear.
Ertalyte TX (PET-P + solid lubricant) pale grey
Ertalyte TX is a polyethylene terephtalate compound incorporating a uniformly dispersed solid lubricant. Its specific formulation yields a premium, internally lubricated bearing-grade Polyester. Ertalyte TX Polyester has not only an outstanding wear resistance, but offers in comparison with Ertalyte an even lower coefficient of friction as well as higher Pressure-Velocity capabilities.
Ertalyte PET-P Applications
Heavily loaded bearing (bushings, thrust washers, guides, etc) dimensionally stable parts for mechanisms of precision (bushings, slideways, gears, rollers, pump components), insulating components for electrical engineering.
Ertalyte PET-P Availability
|Polyester||Rod thickness||Sheet thickness||Tubes O.D.|
|Ertalyte||10mm - 210mm||2mm - 100mm||20mm - 200mm|
|Ertalyte TX||10mm - 200mm||8mm - 100mm||20mm - 200mm|
Ertalyte PET-P Downloads
|Ertalyte TX (Polyester PET + solid lubricant)|
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