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Tetron B - Bronze Filled PTFE

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TETRON B is the trade name for bronze-filled polytetrafluorethylene (PTFE). Bronze is a copper and tin alloy providing better creep resistance than most of the PTFE alloys. It is often used in hydraulic systems but is not suited to electrical applications
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TETRON B is the trade name for bronze-filled polytetrafluorethylene (PTFE). Bronze is a copper and tin alloy providing better creep resistance than most of the PTFE alloys. It is often used in hydraulic systems but is not suited to electrical applications. Bronze is also attacked by certain chemicals. The product has a dark brown colour, a non-oxidizing alloy is used for good appearance. Tetron B is available in sheet, rod and tube.

Tetron B Applications:

  • Piston rings (Compressors)
  • Bushes - bearings
  • Gaskets
  • Seals - hydraulic systems

Material Specifications:

 Product

Sheet

Rod

Tube

   Thickness
(mm)
 Dimensions
(mm)
Outside
Diameter
(mm)
 Outside
Diameter
(mm)

Tetron B

6 - 50 610 X 610 20 - 150 36 - 625

Cut to Size & Component Machining available for this product.

Physical Properties:

Specific Gravity: g/cm³ 3.9
Max Continuous Operating Temp: °C 260
Max Short Term Operating Temp (3-4hrs): °C 310
Tensile Strength: Mpa 16
Hardness: Rockwell M 67
Co-efficient of thermal expansion: m/(m.k) x 10¯6 134
Dielectric Strength: KV/mm N/A
Surface Resistivity: Ohms 1x1016
Flammability Oxygen Index: % 530
Food Grade: FDA No
Impact Resistance Charpy Notched: KJ/m² 0.13

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