Acetal Copolymer (POM)
Acetal Copolymer Resin Characteristics & Uses
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|Chemical Name||Acetal Copolymer (POM); Acetal Polyoxymethylene Copolymer; Lubricomp|
|Strength||Tensile Strength: 6400 – 10600 psi Yield|
|Specific Gravity||1.38 to 1.44|
|Shrinkage||2.0 – 3.5%|
|Melting Point||347 F|
Acetal Copolymer resin is used in applications requiring a combination of strength, low moisture absorption, chemical resistance and dimensional stability. It’s also used for high-performance engineering components. Acetal Copolymer is widely used in the consumer electronics industry and the automotive industry.
Specific applications for Acetal Copolymer resin include:
|Advantages||Acetal Copolymer resin is used for its high strength, rigidity, toughness and dimensional stability. It also has good wear and friction properties that can be improved by compounding with additives.|
Like Acetal Homopolymer resin, the Copolymer is easy to machine. However, compared to Homopolymer, Acetal Copolymer resin exhibits better resistance to organic & inorganic solvents and acids.
The disadvantages of Acetal Copolymer resin include: