polyoxymethylene

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polyoxymethylene

[‚päl·ē‚äk·sē′meth·ə‚lēn]
(organic chemistry)
(OCH2)n A polymer of formaldehyde that has excellent mechanical and high-temperature properties. Also know as polyacetal; polyformaldehyde.
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Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Sabic) said it has joined hands with US-based Celanese Corporation, a global technology and specialty materials company, to start work on its 50,000-tonne polyacetal plant in Jubail Industrial City, Saudi Arabia.
Polyacetal materials (polyoxymethylenes, POM), are widely used for automotive and electrical molded parts.
Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) announced on Tuesday a rise in price for its Hostaform and Celcon polyacetal (POM) grades as well as GUR ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMW-PE) and GHR high molecular weight polyethylene (VHMW-PE) grades with effect from 1 April 2017, or as contracts otherwise allow.
and Korea's Kolon Plastics will result in the world's largest polyacetal (POM) resin production complex.
9 -- Japan Engineering Plastics Market Outlook to 2018 - Led by buoyant demand from Automotive and Electronics Sector" provides a comprehensive analysis of the various aspects such as market size, segmentation and future projections of the PET resin, Polyamide resin, ABS resin, Polyacetal resin, Polycarbonate, SAN, PBT and other types of engineering plastics that have been taken as key segments of the market.
This month, polymer expert and technical blog author, Dr Charlie Geddes, looks at making the right selection when it comes to Polyacetal grades and the differences and subtleties between them.
The report “Formaldehyde Market Analysis By Application (UF Resins, PF Resins, MF Resins, Polyacetal Resins, Pentaerythritol, Methylenebis, 1,4-butanediol), By End User (Construction, Automotive, Furniture) And Segment Forecasts To 2020,” is available now to Grand View Research customers and can also be purchased directly at http://www.
Japan's Polyplastics is planning a large-scale 90,000tpa Duracon polyacetal engineering plastics plant based on methanol feedstock at its Kuantan complex in 2014, lifting polyacetal capacity at Kuantan to 120,000tpa, representing around 15% of global demand for engineering plastics.
Al KHOBAR: Five global engineering firms have bid to build a 50,000 tonnes-per-year polyacetal plant at Ibn Sina, an affiliate of Sabic, sources said.
Al Mady said that Sabic will continue to plan new projects in Saudi Arabia, such as a polyacetal (POM) plastic facility in Jubail and synthetic glass (PMMA/MMA) and carbon-fibre projects in Yanbu.
Polyacetal nuts are impregnated with TFE (tetrafluoroethylene) for a permanent, self-lubricating thread contact surface.