PCTFE (polychlorotrifluoroethene)

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Characteristics of PCTFE (polychlorotrifluoroethene)1 Characteristics of PCTFE (polychlorotrifluoroethene)2

PCTFE is a material with special features which make it fairly popular for plastic bearings. 

(See tables below.)

Overview of PCTFE

PCTFE (polychlorotrifluoroethylene) is a kind of “fluorine” plastic. This is basically PTFE with a fluorine molecule in the chain.

PCTFE has less heat and chemical resistance than PTFE, but it has excellent mechanical strength and optical propertiess.

Features of PCTFE

Highly Recommended   Recommended
Not Recommended  × Do Not Use

Material Call
symbol
Dry Irregular
moisture
In water /
In sea-water
Vapor Chemical Non-
magnetic
Insulating
Acid Alkali Organic
solvent
Oil
PCTFE PCT

NOTE: For chemicals, please consult us regarding the type and concentration, etc. of such.

Temperature Resistance of PCTFE

Best Recommended   Highly Recommended   Recommended 
Not Recommended  × Do Not Use

Material Call
symbol
Temperature
-190℃~ -100℃~ -50℃~ -20℃~ Room
temperature
~60℃
~120℃ ~200℃ ~350℃
PCTFE PCT × × × ×

NOTE: the shape of the bearing will change due to such temperatures.

For more information about tolerances and other issues, download a catalogue from here.

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