Plastic Co-efficient of Friction - Co-efficient of Friction of Engineering Thermoplastics from Dotmar

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Co-efficient of Friction of Dotmar Engineering Thermoplastics

Background

The coefficient of Friction of a material is the measure of the sliding resistance of a material over another material. In the case of thermoplastics the mating part is normally steel. When multiplying the co-efficient of friction by the perpendicular force between the two mating sliding faces, this result is the force required to slide the components across each other.

Our ranking compares this “surface slipperiness” across our range of materials and is important when selecting products for use in dynamic applications.

Co-efficient of Friction of Dotmar Engineering Thermoplastics

Table 1. Co-efficient of friction of Dotmar Engineering Thermoplastics

Product Name

Plastic Type

VALUE (0.06=Best)

Tetron S

PTFE Polytetrafluoroethylene

0.06

Tetron LG

PTFE Polytetrafluoroethylene

0.11

Tetron G

PTFE Polytetrafluoroethylene

0.12

Tetron C

PTFE Polytetrafluoroethylene

0.12

Tetron B

PTFE Polytetrafluoroethylene

0.13

Nylatron 703XL

Nylon

0.14

Ertalyte TX

PETP Polyester

0.18

Polystone M-Slide

PE Polyethylene

0.18

Ertalon LFX

Nylon

0.20

Polystone Ultra

PE Polyethylene

0.20

Polystone 7000

PE Polyethylene

0.20

Polystone 7000SR

PE Polyethylene

0.20

Polystone 500

PE Polyethylene

0.20

Leisuretec

PE Polyethylene

0.20

Polystone 300

PE Polyethylene

0.20

Polystone 8000+

PE Polyethylene

0.22

Ertalyte

PETP Polyester

0.22

Polystone Ezyslide 78

PE Polyethylene

0.22

Polystone M-Flametech AST

PE Polyethylene

0.22

Torlon 4301 & 4501

PAI Polyamide-imide

0.25

Ketron PEEK-HPV

PEEK Polyetheretherketone

0.25

Nylatron GS

Nylon

0.30

Nylatron GSM

Nylon

0.30

Ertacetal C

Acetal

0.30

Nylatron MC901

Nylon

0.35

Ketron PEEK-GF30

PEEK Polyetheretherketone

0.35

Ketron PEEK-CA30

PEEK Polyetheretherketone

0.35

Ketron PEEK-1000

PEEK Polyetheretherketone

0.35

Ertalon 6XAU+

Nylon

0.35

Ertalon 6SA

Nylon

0.35

Ertalon 6PLA

Nylon

0.35

PVDF 1000

PVDF Polyviylidenefluoride

0.35

Ertalon 66SA

Nylon

0.35

Ertalon 4.6

Nylon

0.35

Techtron HPV PPS

PPS Polyphenylene Sulphide

0.35

Celazole PBI

PBI Polybenzimidazole

0.35

Torlon 5530

PAI Polyamide-imide

0.35

Torlon 4203 & 4503

PTFE Polytetrafluoroethylene

0.35

Ertalon 66GF-30

Nylon

0.40

PPSU-1000

PPSU Polyphenylenesulphone

NA

Polystone PP

PP Polypropylene

NA

PSU-1000

PSU Polysulphone

NA

PEI-1000

PEI Polyetherimide

NA

Tetron HG

PTFE Polytetrafluoroethylene

NA

Safeguard

PC Polycarbonate

NA

Trovidur EN PVC

PVC Polyvinylchloride

NA

Safeguard Hardcoat XX

PC Polycarbonate

NA

 

 

Source: Dotmar Engineering Plastic Products

 

For more information on this source please visit Dotmar

 

Date Added: Mar 13, 2008 | Updated: Jun 11, 2013
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