Chemical Name: Polyurethane-elastomer
Common/Trade Names: Austane®, Urethane®, Lurathane®
Properties (Colour): Typical colours range from black, red, greens, yellows and blues to name a few. Colours will determine a hardness grade with most manufacturers.
Machining: Can be difficult to machine. Hardnesses above 80 Duro are more readily machined; below this hardness parts are usually cast to shape or rough machined. Closer tolerances are achieved by grinding.
Types: Polyester base. Urethanes mostly for dynamic applications. Polyether base Urethanes for moist environments. Hardness range from 40 Duro’A’ to 75 Duro ‘D’. Cellular foam.
Chemical Resistance: Resists water, oils, chemicals and solvents.
KEY BENEFITS OF POLYURETHANE
Can be cast with low cost moulds
High impact resistance
Good abrasion & tear resistance
Good load-bearing capacity
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TYPICAL APPLICATIONS INCLUDE
Drive & Idler Wheels
Piston Cups & Seals
Pipe Cleaning Pigs
Shock & Wear Pads
Bearing & Bushing Stock
Power Transmission Coupling Inserts
Bumper & Buffer Pads
Bin & Slurry Liners
Abrasion & Pump Lining
Automotive Suspension Bushes
Vibration Bushings & Isolation
Packaging Equipment Grippers
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Widely accepted as the superior alternative to brass, bronze and alloys, AustLon® a high grade engineering plastic manufactured exclusively by McNeall Plastics, is the preferred material where issues stemming from abrasive wear, impact strength, bearing strength, noise, weight and corrosion have been difficult to resolve, outperforming even in the toughest working conditions.
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