Tekslide

Tekslide

TEKSLIDE
HIGH PERFORMANCE FLUOROPOLYMER MATERIALS Beside the wide range of the existing PTFE products, Industrial Plastics & Machine developed the TEKSLIDE products, PTFE compounded grades used in the processing of tapes, bearing tapes and machined parts retaining the usual and well known conventional PTFE advantages improved at the same time by some enhanced properties:
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  • low coefficient of friction
  • high resistance and hardness
  • low cold flow
  • extreme temperature applications
  • very higt pressure resistance

Industrial Plastics & Machine TEKSLIDE products can be supplied etched in order to allow the most performing applications in the mechanical and other tribological fields.
Special compounds not included in this catalogue available on request.

TRIBOLOGICAL PROPERTIES

  • Excellent performance in dry conditions at higt PV values, the product of operating pressure and surface velocity. The PV value in dry conditions ( max 1.7 MPa x M/S ) can be widely overcame in case of lubricated applications
  • Extremely low coefficient of friction static and dynamic
  • Extremely low stick-slip effect
  • Excellent wear resistance even in dry applications

THERMAL PROPERTIES

  • Stable behavior at operating temperatures from -240° C to +260° C and for short time up to +280° C
  • Dimensional stability
  • Excellent thermal dissipation capacity ( specific grades )

CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

  • Excellent chemical inertness
  • TEKSLIDE materials can operate in salt water, in steam environment or aggressive and corrosive chemical environments
  • Good gas proof properties (specific grades)

ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES

  • According to different grades of TEKSLIDE materials the following properties can be enhanced:
  • Good dielectric properties (insulation)
  • Excellent conductivity properties for antistatic applications

MECHANICAL PROPERTIES

  • Extremely high PV and sliding behavior
  • High load compression resistance (radial/axial)
  • Low abrasive surface for applications on soft countersurfaces
  • Excellent vibration dampening and noiseless

OTHER TYPICAL PROPERTIES

  • Flexibility and fatigue stress resistance
  • Some of the TEKSLIDE materials are atoxic and excellent for food contact and food industry applications
MATERIALS SELECTION GUIDE
Products G471 G461 G729 G453 G412 G418 G479 G464 G416 G506 G458
G488
G417
G548
Color DarkRed Yellow White Black DarkGrey GreyBlue LightBrown Green Brown Brown Brown
Max Load “P” (psi) 1 750 1 1 1 1 1,2 1 1 1,2 1,2
MPa 6,9 5,2 6,9 6,9 6,9 6,9 8,3 6,9 6,9 8,3 8,3
Max Speed “V”(fpm) 400 400 400 400 400 400 400 400 400 400 400
m/s 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Max “PV” (psi-fpm) 10 7,5 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
(MPa•m/s) 0,35 0,26 0,35 0,35 0,35 0,35 0,35 0,35 0,35 0,35 0,35
Rb 25 & higher X X X X X X
Rc 35 & higher X X X X X
Painted metal and porcelain X
Aluminium X X
FDA Compliant X X X
Steam X X X X X X X X X X
Wet X X X X X X X X X X
Dry X X X X X X X X X X X
Vacuum X X X X X X X X X
Coefficient of friction* 4 1 1 2 2 3 1 2 2 2 2
Creep resistance* 4 3 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5
Insulative prop. YES YES YES NO NO YES YES NO NO NO NO

*Relative Rating: 1 low – 5 high

G471 | Our standard TEKSLIDE bearing grade. Higt Creep and Abrasion resistance.
G461 | Lowest Coefficient of friction of TEKSLIDE series. Excellent insulator.
G729 | Widely used in the food process industry.
G453 | Very good operation in wet environments.
G412 | Good thermal and electrostatic dissipation.
G418 | Excellent abrasion resistance.

G479 | The best TEKSLIDE against alluminium surfaces.
G464 - G488 - G417 - G548 | Extensively used machine tool guide ways.
G416 | Guide ways and piston rings
G506 | Guide ways
G458 | Piston Rings

Bearing Tapes
All kinds of bearings are available in standard materials as well as G471, G461 and G464, for the heaviest applications in the hydraulic, motion control and mechanical fields. They’re made by special PTFE compounds and technologies, in order to fulfil Industrial Plastics & Machine's customers’ requirements.

Special fillers are selected to enhance properties such as:

  • wear resistance
  • coefficient of friction
  • compression strength

Thickness from mm. 1,5 to mm. 5
Width from mm. 4 to mm. 300

Rings
Whenever the chemical and thermal resistance of standard rings in static applications like static seals or flange connections is no longer sufficient, PTFE rings are the solution. Standard dimensions as well as special dimensions under customer specifications are available.

Tapes
Most materials can be skived thanks to the technologies available nowadays in Industrial Plastics & Machine up to mm. 6 according to customers’needs. TEKSLIDE tapes show excellent performance for applications where friction reduction is required.

Machined Products
Automatic turning machines as well as CNC machines can produce more than 1.5 million pieces per day. To ensure high and stable quality standards, Industrial Plastics & Machine is running the electronic system S.P.C. (Statistical Process Control).

Etching Technology for Bounding Purposes
Industrial Plastics & Machine owns the most updated technologies dedicated to the etching process on semifinished and finished products. The etching process of Industrial Plastics & Machine is capable of providing uniform reactive surfaces.

DRY COEFFICIENT OF FRICTION
STATIC ASTM D3702

G471 | MIN 0.08 - MAX 0.20
G461 | MIN 0.05 - MAX 0.15
G729 | MIN 0.10 - MAX 0.20
G453 | MIN 0.06 - MAX 0.18
G412 | MIN 0.05 - MAX 0.15
G418 | MIN 0.10 - MAX 0.20
G479 | MIN 0.05 - MAX 0.15
  G464 | MIN 0.07 - MAX 0.18
G488 | MIN 0.07 - MAX 0.18
G417 | MIN 0.07 - MAX 0.18
G548 | MIN 0.07 - MAX 0.18
G416 | MIN 0.07 - MAX 0.20
G506 | MIN 0.10 - MAX 0.20
G458 | MIN 0.10 - MAX 0.25

DRY COEFFICIENT OF FRICTION
DYNAMIC ASTM D3702

G471 | MIN 0.05 - MAX 0.20
G461 | MIN 0.10 - MAX 0.20
G729 | MIN 0.15 - MAX 0.23
G453 | MIN 0.12 - MAX 0.25
G412 | MIN 0.07 - MAX 0.15
G418 | MIN 0.08 - MAX 0.18
G479 | MIN 0.10 - MAX 0.20
  G464 | MIN 0.15 - MAX 0.25
G488 | MIN 0.15 - MAX 0.25
G417 | MIN 0.15 - MAX 0.25
G548 | MIN 0.15 - MAX 0.25
G416 | MIN 0.15 - MAX 0.25
G506 | MIN 0.15 - MAX 0.25
G458 | MIN 0.15 - MAX 0.30

DEFORMATION UNDER LOAD
MAX TYPICAL VALUE
Room temperature 24 hours at 13.7 N/mm2 - ASTM D621

Max Tipical Value %    
G471 | 9
G461 | 8
G729 | 14
G453 | 7
G412 | 10
G418 | 8
G479 | 13
  G464 | 8
G488 | 8
G417 | 8
G548 | 8
G416 | 8
G506 | 6,5
G458 | 6

COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH
MIN. TYPICAL VALUE
At 1% Deformation ASTM D695

Min Tipical Value %    
G471 | 8
G461 | 6
G729 | 5
G453 | 7
G412 | 6,5
G418 | 8
G479 | 7
  G464 | 8
G488 | 8
G417 | 8
G548 | 8
G416 | 8
G506 | 8
G458 | 10

WEAR RATE COMPARISON AT PV 0,7
TEKSLIDE® MATERIALS VS. TRADITIONAL PTFE

pv 0,700,7 N/mm2 x 1 m/s
Colors label:
• VIRGIN PTFE AT pv 015
• PTFE FILLED with 25% carbon
TEKSLIDE® materials

COMPARISON OF COMPRESSIVE LOAD
VS. DEFORMATION OF SOME TEKSLIDE® GRADES

Percent strain (%)
Colors label:
TEKSLIDE® 853
TEKSLIDE® 861
TEKSLIDE® 871

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