Machining Plastic Parts With Fluorosint 500 and 207
Fluorosint is a popular option for machining bearings, bushings, seals, shrouds, and hot air or steam applications. At Controlled Fluidics we offer plastics machining with both Fluorosint 500 and 207. A PTFE-based product, Fluorosint 500 offers a lower wear rate and a lower thermal expansion coefficient than PTFE. Fluorosint 207, in contrast, is more ductible but has a higher coefficient of expansion.
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MACHINED FLUOROSINT (500 AND 207)
Chemically resistant and dimensionally stable PTFE-based products
Why choose Fluorosint?
- Chemical resistance in line with PTFE
- Good wear resistance
- Continuous operation up to 500°F
What are some common Fluorosint applications?
- Hot air or steam applications
The mica fill of this blend allows a very low coefficient of thermal expansion- approximately 40% of unfilled PTFE - along with a lower wear rate than PTFE. Its low coefficient of friction, good electrical properties and chemical resistance and form resistance to 650F make fluorosint 500 an excellent choice for bearings, bushings and other wear items.
Although similar to the 500 grade, Fluorosint 207 has a lower mica fill level. The result is a more ductile material but a higher coefficient of thermal expansion. Fluorosint 207 is comparable to 25% glass filled Teflon with the benefit of being stronger and less abrasive. It is stable to 550F and thus is very good in hot air and steam applications.
|Grade||Product Characteristics||Common Applications|
|Fluorosint 500||Low coefficient of friction, good electrical properties, low wear rate||Bearings, bushings, and other wear items|
|Fluorosint 207||More ductile, stable to 550F||Hot air and steam applications|
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