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Characteristic Properties                Applications
     ● Easy Workability means savings in time and  ● Alternative to metals particularly for tooling,
       wages.                                   jigs, and moulds.
     ● Low weight factor (density of standard grades  ●  Other applications –
       approx. 1.35 – 1.4 g/cm3 = 84-87 lbs/cu.ft.).
                                              ● If low electrical conductivity is required,
     ● High mechanical strength,hardness,and wear  such as for transformer parts.
       resistance.
                                              ● If low thermal conductivity and high
     ● Particularly favourable strength to weight ratio.  mechanical strength are required, such as for
                                                liquefied gas tank supports.
     ● Low thermal conductivity.
                                              ● For antimagnetic parts.
     ● Favourable sliding characteristics,no lubricants
       required.                              ● If a particular elasticity as well as cushioning
                                                effect are required, as with picker sticks for
     ● Sound deadening with sliding tracks,rebound  looms in the textile industry.
       surfaces, etc.
                                              ● For sliding surfaces not requiring lubrication.
     ● Corrosion proof and resistant to many
       chemicals.                             ● For shielding from neutrons in nuclear
                                                research (specific values available on
     ● Usable at ambient temperatures from –196 to  request).
       approx. +95 degrees C (-320 to +203 degrees F)
                                              ●  For non listed applications, please contact us for further details .
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