Request a Quote

Hydex® / PBT

  Technical Specifications

PBT (polybutylene terephthlate) is a polyester that has good chemical and impact resistance, a low coefficient of friction, moderate temperature resistance and outstanding machinability. It does not crack or craze in chlorine nor does it chip or contaminate food products. PBT is approved for direct food contact. Typical applications include food piston pumps, valves and valve bodies, timing screws, gears, cams, bushings and bearings, wear strips, fuel pump components, and fuel system connectors and rotors.

  Grades and Colors

  • PBT, Lubricated
    Lubricated PBT is an enhanced version with improved wear, PV range and lubircity over unfilled PBT.
Tulsa Plastics Image

  Key Properties:

  • No ceneter line prosity
  • Good chemical resistance
  • Low coefficient of friction
  • Good impact strength
  • FDA, USDA and 3A Dairy compliant

  Standard Shapes and Forms:

  • Sheet: .250” – 4” thick
  • Rod: .250” – 6” diameter
  • The range of sizes and shapes are grade specific. Please contact us for more information.

  Download Technical Specifications (PDF)