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  Technical Specifications

Turcite® is an internally lubricated, acetal-based material (with properties similar to those of Delrin AF) designed for applications with demanding wear and friction requirements. Turcite® creates little friction, is heat and chemical resistant, and exhibits excellent wear characteristics. With its low water absorption, parts made from Turcite® retain their integrity throughout their life span.

  Grades and Colors

  • Turcite® A
    Turcite® A is designed for moderate to heavy loads at moderate speeds. It performs well under vibratory and dynamic loading and is easily machined. Turcite® A has an outstanding service life, a continuous maximum service temperature of 180° F and higher wear-resistance than Turcite® X. Color is blue and it is available in rod only.
  • Turcite® X
    Turcite® X was engineered low load, high speed applications. Is has a long service life and an exceptionally low coefficient of friction. Minimal hygroscopic characteristics and low thermal expansion properties make Turcite® X a structurally stable material. It has a continuous maximum service temperature of 180° F but lower wear-resistance than Turcite® A. Color is red and it is available in rod only.
  • Turcite®-B Slydway®
    Turcite®-B Slydway® is a low friction linear bearing strip material for use, primarily, on the ways and gibs of machine tools. It provides low friction, stick-slip free operation, long life and minimum wear. Turcite®-B Slydway® is applied using a two part epoxy resin after cleaning and degreasing the bare metal surface thoroughly. Turcite®-B Slydway® is dimensionally stable, maintenance free and can be operated with or without lubrication.

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  Key Properties:

  • Self-lubricating
  • No stick-slip
  • Heat, wear and chemical resistant
  • Long service life

  Standard Shapes and Forms:

  • The range of sizes and shapes are grade specific, please contact us for more information. 

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