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What Types Of Materials Does Turck Use In Construction?

TURCK 3/14/2018

What Types Of Materials Does Turck Use In Construction?Read below for a full list of the materials that Turck uses, including the characteristics and reasoning for specific materials.




Material Descriptions

ABS - Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene - Impact resistant, rigid. Resistant to aqueous acids, alkalis, salts, alcohols, oils, concentrated hydrochloric acid; disintegrated by concentrated sulfuric or nitric acids, esters, ketones
CPE, Thermoset (rubber cables) - Excellent resistance to oils, acids, chemicals, ozone, extreme temperatures, cuts, abrasions; flame retardant in welding applications

PA - Polyamide (nylon) - Good mechanical strength, temperature resistant

PA, Amorphous (Trogamid T) - Similar properties  to nylon, but transparent. Hard, rigid, good chemical resistance

PA 12-GF30 - Nylon 12, 30% glass filled

PA 66-GF25-V0 - Nylon 66, 25% glass filled, self-extinguishing

PBT - Polybutylene Terephthalate (when glass reinforced, Crastin) - Good mechanical strength; resistant to abrasion; resistant to alcohols, oils, some acids, trichloroethylene

PBT-GF30-V0 - PBT, 30% glass filled, self-extinguishing

PEI - Polyetherimide (Ultem) - Excellent resistance to most commercial automotive fluids, fully hydrogenated hydrocarbons, alcohols, weak aqueous solutions. Withstands higher temperatures.

POM - Polyoxymethylene/ Polyacetal (Delrin) - High impact resistance; good mechanical strength; good resistance to oils, alcohols, alkalis, gasoline, xylene, toluene. Dielectric constant 3.7

PP - Polypropylene - Excellent resistance against chemicals including acids, solvents and solutions. High temperature resistance and good mechanical strength.

PTFE- Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon) - Optimum resistance against high temperature and chemicals; low dielectric constant (2.0)

TPU, Thermoplastic Polyurethane - Elastic, resistant to abrasion, impact-resistant, oil and grease-tolerant.

PVC- Polyvinylchloride - Good mechanical strength, viscosity to impact; resistant to acids, alkalis

PVC, irradiated - Heat and chemical resistant, withstands short-term temperatures to 482° F

PVDF - Polyvinylideneflouride (Kynar) - Resistant to high and low temperatures, good resistance to chemicals (similar to PTFE), high mechanical strength

Silicon - For use at high or low ambient temperatures (-50...+180 °C), moderate mechanical strength, average resistance against alkalis, acids, oils, and solvents.

IRPA12- Irradiated Polyamide (nylon) - Good mechanical strength, temp. resistant

EPTR - Elastomer, Polymer Thermal Plastic - Good fluid resistance

TROG - Trogamid T - Hard, rigid, good chemical resistance


AG - armorguard

SS - 306 Stainless Steel - Excellent atmospheric resistance

CPB - Chrome Plated Brass

CuZn - Brass - Generally good resistance to industrial atmospheres

GD - AlSi12 - Aluminum, die-cast - Low specific weight, long-life characteristics

GD - ZnAl4Cu1 (Z410) - Zinc, die-cast - Long-life characteristics

TC - Teflon Coated
WG - weldguard

AL - Anodized Aluminum - Long-life characteristics

SF - Stoneface - High abrasion resistance, excellent for MIG welding applications, high heat and weld flow immunity

TS - Tool Steel - Excellent durability