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Product Overview - Engineering 185°F - 300°F

Ensinger's Engineering category consists of materials that are designed to deliver a unique combination of performance characteristics. They offer strength, wear, and chemical resistance profiles at an excellent cost to performance ratio. This most versatile product grouping is ideal to choose from when component part value is of utmost concern.

Acetal - TECAFORM® and Delrin®

Ensinger's acetal product line has a unique balance of physical properties not available in most other thermoplastics. Its key performance characteristics include high mechanical strength and rigidity, excellent wear, low moisture absorption and excellent dimensional stability, made even more pronounced by Ensinger's state-of-the-art and proprietary extrusion process.

TECAFORM® AH acetal copolymer
TECAFORM® is a semi-crystalline thermoplastic offering high strength, stiffness, and toughness. TECAFORM is resistant to hot water, hydrocarbons and solvents, and it possesses good bearing and wear properties.
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TECAFORM® AD HPV13 - Teflon® powder filled
TECAFORM® HPV13 is a brown homopolymer acetal with an internal PTFE lubricant. Its low coefficient of friction, excellent PV values, toughness, wear resistance, and machinability make it an exceptional material for use in many industrial and military components with moving parts.
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TECAFORM® AH SD - static dissipative
Ensinger's static dissipative acetal contains no carbon fibers or powders and is generally accepted for clean room use.
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TECAFORM® MT (From Celcon M-25 resin)
TECAFORM® MT has a great many uses because of its strength and stiffness, low water absorption and resistance to a number of disinfecting agents. Ensinger offers this product in a wide variety of colors which have been formulated for orthopedic sizing trials as well as many other uses.
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DELRIN®* acetal homopolymer
Made with DuPont's Delrin acetal homopolymer resin, Ensinger's Delrin product line offers some of the best physical property characteristics in the acetal category. Because of its crystalline structure, Delrin possesses higher strength and stiffness properties as well as better fatigue and creep resistance than copolymer acetals. Ensinger's proprietary extrusion process produces a much higher density center than competitive homopolymer acetals.
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DELRIN® AF blend - Teflon® fiber filled
A 13% Teflon fiber filled homopolymer acetal that has an improved coefficient of friction, better lubricity and improved wear characteristics over unfilled acetal.
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DELRIN® 570 - 20% glass fiber filled
With 20% glass fiber content, this product exhibits improved mechanical properties and dimensional stability.
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DELRIN® 527UV stable
DELRIN®527UV BK is typically used for applications exposed to the outdoors in such industries as electronics, communications, transportation, construction and marine.
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DELRIN® 511P enhanced homopolymer
This grade of Delrin offers improvements in thermal stability and machinability.
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TECAFORM® AH FG Blue (Food Grade Acetal Copolymer)
TECAFORM® is resistant to hot water, and typical cleaning chemicals, and it possesses good bearing and wear properties.
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TECAFORM® AH ID (Metal Detectable Acetal)
TECAFORM® AH ID is the first commercially available thermoplastic that can be detected by the standard metal detection equipment that is typically used in quality inspection.
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TECAFORM® AH UD Blue Ultra detectable
TECAFORM® UD Blue is perfect for a great number of applications in the food industry. Whether you are looking at food processing, packaging, or conveying, TECAFORM® UD Blue can be an important tool in avoiding costly food product contamination. Typical applications include filler value and pump parts, forming plates and scraper blades, as well as bushings, bearings, cam followers and other parts.
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Nylon - Extruded Type 66 - TECAMID®

The Ensinger nylon family is one of the most widely recognized and used engineering thermoplastics. Its key properties are outstanding wear and abrasion resistance, along with good impact, chemical, and temperature resistance. It is available in a large number of extruded and cast grades.

TECAMID 66 - extruded nylon 66
TECAMID® 66 is Ensinger's general purpose unfilled extrusion grade nylon. It is available in natural and black and exhibits excellent mechanical properties that are not negatively affected by hydrocarbons, ketone or ester based chemicals. It is most often used for bushings, bearing, and other wear parts.
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TECAMID 66 MO - Molybdenum Disulfide filled
Black or gray in color, the addition of molybdenum disulfide increases the surface hardness of nylon while also enhancing the surface lubricity and wear resistance of the material.
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TECAMID 66 GF30 - 30% Glass reinforced
The addition of 30% glass fibers serves to increase strength and dimensional stability of TECAMID® GF30 as well as enhances its wear characteristics.
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TECAMID 612 - extruded nylon 612
This member of the TECAMID® family has lower moisture absorption than our standard 66 nylon and therefore exhibits superior dimensional stability than the standard product.
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TECAMID ST - Super tough
Made from Zytel® ST801 resin, TECAMID® ST has dramatically increased impact resistance properties and toughness.
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TECAMID 66 HI - heat stabilized
This heat stabilized product has an increased ability to withstand the negative effects of heat exposure and increased overall service temperature.
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HYDLAR Z - aramid (Kevlar®) fiber filled
This is a family of superior wear and abrasion resistant products that is based on the use of aramid fiber reinforcement to supplement the natural wear characteristics of the base nylon polymer.
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Nylon Cast 6 - Standard - TECAST®

The Ensinger nylon family is one of the most widely recognized and used engineering thermoplastics. Its key properties are outstanding wear and abrasion resistance, along with good impact, chemical, and temperature resistance. It is available in a large number of extruded and cast grades.

TECAST T Natural Cast Nylon 6
Made from type 6 cast nylon, TECAST cast nylon, available in a variety of grades, offers a combination of good mechanical properties, excellent bearing and wear characteristics, and the large-size capabilities of the casting process. It is available in a natural, black, and blue as standard products.
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TECAST T Black Cast Nylon 6
This is a black colored cast nylon type 6 that exhibits more UV resistance than TECAST® T Natural, and is therefore much better suited for outdoor applications than our other standard grade formulations. The material has good wear and abrasion resistance and offers a good mix of mechanical properties.
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TECAST T Blue Cast Nylon 6
This thermally stable blue colored cast nylon type 6 exhibits properties similar to TECAST® T Natural and offers a good balance of strength and toughness. The material has good wear and abrasion resistance and offers a good mix of mechanical properties.
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Nylon Cast 6 - Bearing - TECAST®

The Ensinger nylon family is one of the most widely recognized and used engineering thermoplastics. Its key properties are outstanding wear and abrasion resistance, along with good impact, chemical, and temperature resistance. It is available in a large number of extruded and cast grades.

TECAST T MO cast nylon, molybdenum sulfide filled
The addition of molybdenum disulfide to TECAST 6PAM offers similar property enhancements that its addition to Ensinger's extrusion grade nylon does. The increased surface hardness of this moly-filled product increases physical and wear properties
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TECAST L cast nylon, oil filled
An oil-filled cast type 6 nylon used in applications requiring excellent bearing and wear properties where external lubrication is difficult or impractical. It is also available for food grade applications
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TECAST L MO cast nylon oil & molybdenum disulfide filled
TECAST 6PALM is a premium grade of cast nylon containing both solid and liquid lubricants. These lubricants are dispersed throughout the nylon material to provide consistent wear rates and coefficients of friction.
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Nylon Cast 6 - Premium - TECAST®

The Ensinger nylon family is one of the most widely recognized and used engineering thermoplastics. Its key properties are outstanding wear and abrasion resistance, along with good impact, chemical, and temperature resistance. It is available in a large number of extruded and cast grades.

TECAST 6XAU high heat, heat
A high heat (up to 260°F continuous), weather resistant cast type 6 nylon with superior fatigue-resistance and bearing properties.
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TECAST 6PB Impact Modified
Specifically formulated for improved impact resistance for applications in which subject parts are subjected to intermittent or consistent shock loads such as pile driving cushion pads. It is specifically formulated from an impact modified type 6 nylon and combines the excellent strength of nylon with the impact resistance of the modifier. TECAST® 6PB is normally supplied in brilliant OSHA orange color to provide easy identification.
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TECAGLIDE™ High Wear
TECAGLIDE™ is particularly suited to the construction industry, conveyor technology, packaging and paper machinery. It can also be used in the mining and textile industries.
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Polyesters - Hydex® 4101 and TECAPET™

The Ensinger polyester family consists of products that offer a level of performance above our engineering grade acetals and nylons, especially when it comes to chemical resistance. Possessing particular resistance to cleaning chemicals and caustics, polyesters are very popular in the food industry as well as medical applications.

HYDEX® 4101 UD Blue Ultra detectable
HYDEX 4101 UD blue has been designed to offer users in the food industry 3 levels of detection; optical, x-ray and metal detection, all with one product. This increases food safety by reducing the possibility of product contamination.
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HYDEX 4101L lubricated PBT
Hydex 4101 has been designed to provide users with polyester based material that is able to withstand the higher levels of impact often associated with industrial environments. It is a very good wear material in addition to having low moisture up-take, and good dimensional stability. Hydex 4101L is the lubricated version.
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HYDEX 4101 PBT
Hydex 4101 has been designed to provide users with polyester based material that is able to withstand the higher levels of impact often associated with industrial environments. It is a very good wear material in addition to having low moisture up-take, and good dimensional stability. Hydex 4101L is the lubricated version.
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TECAPET PET
For those users that require the combination of a high level of chemical resistance and mechanical strength without moving out of the high value category of our standard industrial product line, TECAPET should be the material of choice.
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Polycarbonate - TECANAT® and Hydel®

Ensinger's polycarbonate family is a unique grouping of amorphous materials that offer superior toughness among other physical property characteristics and enhancements.

TECANAT unfilled PC
TECANAT is a natural unfilled polycarbonate that has transparency, excellent impact strength and tensile properties.
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TECANAT GF20 glass filled PC
TECANAT GF20 is a 20% glass-reinforced polycarbonate with higher temperature and tensile properties than the unfilled TECANAT.
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HYDEL PC-7 anti-static
HYDEL®PC-7 ESD is especially suited to applications in the defense industry, specifically in the manufacture of ammunition where it is vital that static charges be suppressed. It can also be used in select applications in the aerospace and electronics industry.
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Polyurethane - Hydex® 202 and 302

This highly unique product line offers the best of both amorphous and crystalline polymers combined in one versatile material family.

HYDEX 202 rigid PU opaque
This is a totally rigid polyurethane material that exhibits a broad range of chemical resistance along with superior impact strength.
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HYDEX 301 rigid PU translucent
This is a translucent, totally rigid polyurethane material. It combines excellent clarity when polished with a very broad range of chemical resistance and excellent practical impact resistance.
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FORMPLAST® 2000 (thermoforming plug assist material)
FORMPLAST 2000 is a thermoplastic composite material in the Isoplast® family with superior properties for use in thermoforming plug assist applications.
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Polyphenylene Oxide (PPE) - TECANYL®

This versatile product line exhibits a broad range of outstanding properties for applications in computers and business equipment, automotive, and many other industries.

TECANYL PPE
TECANYL made from Sabic's Noryl resin, TECANYL exhibits unusually low moisture absorption and good insulating properties.
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TECANYL MT (medical grade)
TECANYL MT is a new family of autoclavable materials developed for medical device applications.
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Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF) - TECAFLON®

This is a highly chemically resistant crystalline thermoplastic that is used extensively in the chemical processing industry because of its property makeup which includes outstanding chemical and solvent resistance, good thermal stability. and low flammability.

TECAFLON PVDF
Polyvinylidene fluoride, or PVDF, is a fluorinated thermoplastic resin which has outstanding resistance to most mineral and organic acids, aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons, alcohols, halogenated solvents, and oxidizing environments.
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KYNAR® 740 PVDF
Polyvinylidene fluoride, or PVDF, is a fluorinated thermoplastic resin which has outstanding resistance to most mineral and organic acids, aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons, alcohols, halogenated solvents, and oxidizing environments.
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