GF-GB is a leading engineering plastics supplier offering every type of semi finished plastic for machining and other engineering processes
Absylux ABS is a low cost engineering plastic that is easy to machine and fabricate. Absylux is an ideal material for structural applications when impact resistance, strength, and stiffness are required. It is widely used for machining pre-production prototypes since it has excellent dimensional stability and is easy to paint and glue. Natural (beige) and black Absylux are FDA compliant for use in food processing applications.
Pomalux is a high-performance Acetal copolymer that has excellent mechanical, electrical, and wear properties. It is engineered to provide outstanding dimensional stability, even when machining parts with complex geometries. Pomalux is an excellent choice for many bearing and wear applications since it has low coefficient of friction and wears well in both wet and dry environments. It is widely used for assembly jigs and fixtures because of its inherent dimensional stability and excellent wear properties. Pomalux is often specified for electrical applications when low moisture absorption and high dielectric strength are required. Both natural (white) and black Pomalux are FDA compliant for use in food processing machinery.
An amorphous thermoplastic polyetherimide, stock shapes from ULTEM® resin possess a combination of useful characteristics, including high strength at elevated temperatures, high modulus, and broad chemical resistance. Tempalux stock shapes are inherently flame resistant with low smoke emission. Tempalux stock shapes display property retention and resistance to environmental stress cracking when exposed to a wide variety of chemicals. The standard color of Tempalux stock shapes is light amber. Glass filled grades appear tan or greenish in color. Tempalux rod, slab, and tubular bar are air annealed for stress relief.
Manufactured from Kynar® polyvinylidene difluoride resin. This material offers excellent corrosion and chemical resistance at both ambient and elevated temperatures. PVDF is also inherently UV stable, mechanically tough, abrasion and flame resistant.
Medical grade Radel R5500 resin offers exceptional hydrolytic stability, toughness, and superior impact strength over a wide temperature range. This product also offers high deflection temperatures and outstanding resistance to environmental stress cracking. Recommended sterilization techniques for Radel R5500 include EtO gas, radiation, steam autoclaving, dry heat and cold sterilization.
Semitransparent, inherently anti-static material available in roll stock and thin gauge sheet. Its strength and clarity make it excellent for thermoforming.
Zelux polycarbonate is an engineering plastic with excellent dimensional stability and good strength and stiffness over a wide range of service temperatures. Zelux is often used for structural applications when clarity and impact strength are essential including lenses, manifolds, site glasses, and machine guards. Zelux is used for a wide variety of electrical applications since it has low moisture absorption, good insulating properties, and an excellent flammability rating. Zelux is easy to fabricate, paint, and glue.
Norylux modified PPO is a strong engineering plastic with outstanding mechanical, thermal, and electrical properties. Low moisture absorption and low thermal expansion make Norylux one of the most dimensionally stable thermoplastics available. Norylux is widely used for electrical housings and structural components since it has excellent insulating properties, flame resistance, and dimensional stability over a wide range of service temperatures. Norylux is often selected for fluid handling applications since it has low moisture absorption and excellent strength and stiffness. Norylux is easy to fabricate, paint, and glue.
Made from UDEL polysulfone resin, these stock shapes remain stable, resisting creep and deformation under continuous load and elevated temperatures. They have high tensile strength and, as temperatures increase, flexural modulus remains high. Thermalux products will withstand exposure to soap, detergent solutions and some hydrocarbon oils, even at elevated temperatures under moderate stress levels
ECTFE provides excellent chemical resistance, good electrical properties, a broad-use temperature range from cryogenic to 300°F (150°C), and meets the requirements of UL-94 V-0 vertical flame test in thicknesses as low as 7 mils (0.18 mm). It is a tough material with excellent impact strength and wear resistance.
Compression molded medical grade UHMWPE is produced in accordance with ASTM F-648 standards for use as an implant grade material and is ISO 5834-1 and ISO 5834-2 compliant for use in international markets. Westlake compression molded sheets are formed under heat and pressure, and are slowly cooled to produce a very dimensionally stable, virtually stress-free sheet ideal for machining and fabrication. When machining close tolerance parts, a fabricator will experience very little material movement. Our proprietary process provides sheets with inherent stress levels that are extremely low or nonexistent in some cases than those typically found in the same materials that have been extruded and secondarily annealed. Westlake production is performed under clean room conditions in accordance with FDA mandated GMPS. Our quality system is ISO 9001 certified.