we work with highly engineered Torlon Polyamidimide (PAI)
We have an extensive history of injection molding filled and unfilled ultra and high performance thermoplastics resins (PEEK, PFA, FEP, Torlon®, Ultem®, EXTEM®, etc.), and partnering with world class polymer scientists and industry leading material suppliers to develop unique custom resin formulations to address our customers needs. This page highlights a few of the materials we commonly injection mold.
An early member of the high performance plastics family, PAI is a high strength, high temperature (500°F max) polymer that is injection molded and oven “cured” to produce a thermoset polymer with excellent bearing properties. PAI has the highest tensile strength of all non-filled, injection moldable materials. It should be noted that water absorption can be a concern and a 17 day post cure process is required. Use of this material requires special certification which we have obtained.
- Low friction/wear
- High compressive strength
- Outstanding performance at elevated temperatures.