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Improved resistance to boiling water compared to polyester laminates. Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.
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Various thermoplastics such as acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, fluoropolymers, polyamides, polyarylates, polycarbonate, polysulphones, thermoplastic polyesters and polyimides, polyoxymethylene,...
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Saffil is a high alumina (96%) ceramic fibre. It has excellent high temperature properties and good chemical resistance to most environments. Furnace linings/insulation is the most common application...
Article - 20 May 2008
One of the thermoplastic family favourites from an engineering point of view is polyethylene, represented in the Dotmar EPP family by the Polystone range of ultra high molecular weight polyethylenes...
Article - 2 Jan 2019
This article discusses using low bio-persistent (LBP) fibers for kiln linings.
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Zirconium is usually contaminated with hafnium due to their chemical similarity. It is resistant to most solvents and performs well in nuclear reactors, where most zirconium metal is used.
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Hexafluoropropylenevinylidenefluoride copolymers are a range of elastomers that can have their properties tailored to meet client requirements. Chemical, electrical, mechanical, physical and thermal...
Article - 20 Feb 2019
This article discusses the material and properties of Fluoropolymers.