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Wear Resistance of Plastics

The rating that appears in this table refers to the wear properties of the material in a bearing or bush application, and is normally tested using a Pin-on-Disc wear test. It should be noted that this data does not refer to the abrasion properties of the material, which is normally tested by using a Sand-Slurry test, which provides the abrasion resistance of the material when particles rub or slide over the material. The plastic wear resistance chart ranks our materials out of 20 = best wearing. This comparison is done at ambient conditions. It is important to note that at elevated Temp different products may perform differently in respect to the ranking shown here. Refer to Dotmar technical staff for assistance.


alt Product Name   Plastic Type   Value (20 = Best) alt
  Ertalyte TX   PETP Polyester   20  
  Techtron HPV PPS   PPS Polyphenylene Sulphide   20  
  Duratron T4301 & T4501 PAI   PAI Polyamide-imide   20  
  Ketron PEEK-HPV   PEEK Polyetheretherketone   20  
  Duratron T4203 & T4503 PAI   PAI Polyamide-imide   19  
  Nylatron 703XL   Nylon   19  
  Ketron PEEK-1000   PEEK Polyetheretherketone   19  
  Ertalyte   PETP Polyester   19  
  Orkot C320 TLG   Orkot   19  
  Orkot TLM (Marine)   Orkot   19  
  Ertalon LFX   Nylon   18  
  Duratron PBI   PBI Polybenzimidazole   18  
  Ketron PEEK-CA30   PEEK Polyetheretherketone   18  
  Nylatron 703XL   Nylon   18  
  Orkot TXM (Low Friction)   Orkot   17  
  Nylatron GSM   Nylon   17  
  Ketron PEEK-GF30   PEEK Polyetheretherketone   17  
  Nylatron GS   Nylon   17  
  Duratron T5530 PAI   PAI Polyamide-imide   17  
  Ertalon 6XAU+   Nylon   16  
  Ertalon 6SA   Nylon   16  
  Ertalon 66SA   Nylon   16  
  Ertalon 6PLA   Nylon   16  
  Ertalon 4.6   Nylon   16  
  Nylatron MC901   Nylon   16  
  Ertalon 66GF-30   Nylon   15  
  Ertacetal C   Acetal   14  
  Polystone Matrox   PE Polyethylene   14  
  Orkot C321 TL   Orkot   13  
  Tetron HG   PTFE Polytetrafluoroethylene   10  
  Tetron S   PTFE Polytetrafluoroethylene   9  
  Tetron B   PTFE Polytetrafluoroethylene   9  
  Tetco V   PTFE Polytetrafluoroethylene   9  
  Tetron C   PTFE Polytetrafluoroethylene   9  
  Tetron LG   PTFE Polytetrafluoroethylene   8  
  Tetron GR   PTFE Polytetrafluoroethylene   10  
  Tetron G   PTFE Polytetrafluoroethylene   10  
  Tetron BL   PTFE Polytetrafluoroethylene   10  
  Polystone M-Slide   PE Polyethylene   12  
  Polystone Ezyslide 78   PE Polyethylene   12  
  Polystone Ultra   PE Polyethylene   12  
  Polystone 7000   PE Polyethylene   12  
  Polystone 7000SR   PE Polyethylene   12  
  Polystone M-Flametech AST   PE Polyethylene   12  
  Polystone 8000+   PE Polyethylene   12  
  Polystone P7000AST   PE Polyethylene   12  
  Polystone Fender   PE Polyethylene   12  
  Symalit PVDF   PVDF Polyviylidenefluoride   7  
  Polystone 500   PE Polyethylene   7  
  Polystone PG100   PE Polyethylene   6  
  Polystone 300   PE Polyethylene   6  
  Playtec   PE Polyethylene   6  
  PVDF   Polyvinylidenefluoride   5  
  Trovidur EN PVC   PVC Polyvinylchloride   4  
  Polystone PP   PP Polypropylene   4  
  PVC   Polyvinylchloride   3  
  Polyurethane   Urethane   NA  
  Acrylic   Polymethylmethacralyte   NA  
  Uniboard   Timber Replacement   NA  
  Polycarbonate   PC Polycarbonate   NA  
  Polycarbonate Hard   PC Polycarbonate   NA  
  PEI-1000   PEI Polyetherimide   NA  
  PSU-1000   PSU Polysulphone   NA  
  PPSU 1000   PSSU Polysulphone   NA  
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