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Fluorosint 500 | Plastic Stockist

Plastic Stockist provides an excellent range of Fluorosint 500 advanced seals at amazing prices. Fluorosint's unique properties are the result of a proprietary process in which synthetically manufactured mica is chemically linked to PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene). This bonding results into a load carrying capability and thermal expansion rate not normally attainable in reinforced PTFE. The chemical and temperature resistance inherent in PTFE are practically retained.

Fluorosint 500 has nine times greater resistance to deformation under load than unfilled PTFE (test according to ASTM D 621, stress of 14 MPa of 50°C). Its coefficient of linear thermal expansion approaches the expansion rate of aluminium and is 1/5 that of virgin PTFE. It is considerably harder than virgin PTFE, has better wear characteristics and maintains low frictional properties. Fluorosint 500 is also non-abrasive to most mating materials.

Common uses for Fluorosint

Fluorosint 500 is commonly used for labyrinth and shroud seals. Seals are made from aluminium, bronze or Babbit caused mating part wear that decreased the efficiency of turbo compressors. Redesigned abradable seals machined from Fluorosint 500 tube dramatically improved efficiency and helped protect other parts from damage. Fluorosint's excellent chemical resistance and forgiving composition can greatly improve the performance of rotating equipment while dealing with shaft movement and pressure changes that can damage metallic seals.