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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By special request a brass end may be specified in place of the acetal resin (POM) standard.
now offers ready-to-mold PIM feedstocks combining various metals and ceramics with an acetal resin binder.
A chassis, on which the skate's wheels are mounted, is made of glass-reinforced Zytel nylon resin, and a rear safety clip is made of Delrin acetal resin.
There have been substantial material property and processing improvements in acetal resin technology during the last two years, leading to a softening of the once-sharp distinctions between homopolymer and copolymer acetals.
In the change mechanism, parts are made of Delrin acetal resin.
The Delrin acetal resin plant in Dordrecht, The Netherlands, was certified to ISO 9000 quality standards in 1990, the third of Du Pont's plants in Europe to be so designated.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Mini Regulator With Gauge,Make-Shavo ,Model No-Sro7-221-Rgka Series-(07),Main Port Size- 1/ 4 Npt(F),Bonnet - Acetal Resin, Elastomers Nitrile, Relieving Type,,Spring Range-0.
Manufacturers use formaldehyde to manufacture formaldehyde resins and other downstream products such as acetal resins, BDO, MDI, and pentaerythritol.
World production of formaldehyde is about 15 million metric tons, and this gas is used mainly in the production of phenolic, urea, melamine, and acetal resins, which have wide use in the production of adhesives and binders in the wood, plastics, textiles, leather, and related industries (20,42).
The DuPont Performance Polymers business manufactures and sells Crastin[R] PBT and Rynite[R] PET thermoplastic polyester resins, Delrin[R] acetal resins, Hytrel[R] thermoplastic polyester elastomers, DuPont[TM] ETPV engineering thermoplastic vulcanizates, Minlon[R] mineral reinforced nylon resins, Neoprene polychloroprene, Tynex[R] filaments, Vespel[R] parts and shapes, Kalrez[R] perfluoroelastomer parts, Vamac[R] ethylene acrylic elastomers (AEM), Viton[R] fluoroelastomers, Viton[R] FreeFlow[TM] processing aids, Zytel[R] nylon resins and Zytel[R] HTN high-performance polyamides.
For the case of acetal resins, a specific test to measure formaldehyde emission is available as VDA 275 from the German Association of the Automotive Industry.