Performance Plastics is an early adopter of the high performance plastic PAI Torlon®. PAI is a high strength, high temperature (500°F max) polymer that is injection molded and oven “cured” to produce a thermoset polymer with excellent bearing properties. PAI has the highest tensile strength of all non-filled, injection moldable materials. It should be noted that water absorption can be a concern and a 17 day post cure process is required. Use of this material requires special certification.
- Low friction/wear
- High compressive strength
- Outstanding performance at elevated temperatures.
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