Fluoro-Plastics compression molds rods and cylinders for machining in a wide range of sizes. The most common sizes are listed in the table below, but many other combinations of OD and ID are available. Molded cylinders are preferred for machining because compression molding yields greater material homogeneity for the finished part.
Most cylinders are molded to 12 inches in length, although other lengths are available.
All cylinders can be etched for bonding.
All cylinders can be made with filled (reinforced) PTFE to enhance the performance parameters of PTFE. Materials available for reinforcement are Glass Fiber, Carbon, Graphite, Bronze, Molybdenum Disulfide, Polyimide, PPS, and ...
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