Acetal Homopolymer Resin Characteristics & Uses
Acetal Homopolymer Applications:
Plastic Molded Concepts can use Acetal Homopolymer for a wide variety of molding services, including:
- New Product Design & Development
- Plastic Injection Molding Consulting
- Plastic Injection Molding
- Plastic Overmolding
- Insert Molding
- Plastic Welding
- Post Molding Operations.
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Acetal Homopolymer Material Data Sheet
|Chemical Name||Acetal (POM) Homopolymer, Acetal polyoxymethhylene homopolymer, Tecaform (Ensinger-Hyde)|
|Strength||Tensile Strength: 6380-9470 psi Yield|
|Specific Gravity||1.40 to 1.43|
|Melting Point||324° F-252° F|
|Deflection Temperature||199 to 320°F|
|Applications||Acetal Homopolymer is used in high load mechanical applications. This Acetal resin is also used in plumbing and irrigation applications due to its excellent thread strength & ability to resist scale build-up.|
Because of its machinability, the Acetal Homopolymer resin is used in prototyping of in vivo medical devices. It is also used in automotive applications.
Specific applications for Acetal Homopolymer resin include:
|Advantages||Acetal Homopolymer is a tough, resilient material that exhibits:|
Compared to Acetal Copolymer resin, the Homopolymer offers higher tensile strength and impact resistance, as well as good stiffness and creep resistance. These properties allow for thinner and lighter part design, shorter molding cycles and the potential for cost reductions.
|Disadvantages||The disadvantages of Acetal Homopolymer resin include:|