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Delrin® Screws, Hex Nuts, Threaded Rod, Set Screws and Custom Parts

Delrin® Homopolymer

Delrin® homopolymer is used to make screws, hex nuts, threaded rod, sets screws, as well as many other fasteners and custom parts. Delrin® is a crystalline plastic that offers an excellent balance of properties between metals and plastics. It is also known as polyoxymethylene or POM. It is produced by different chemical companies with slightly different formulas and sold by a variety of names such as Delrin® and Celcon® .

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Threaded Rod

Plastic Threaded Rod: PEEK, Nylon, PTFE, Vinyl Ester, Acetal and Ultem®

What is Plastic Threaded Rod?
Plastic threaded rod, also referred to as a stud, is a bar of round plastic material threaded in a helical structure. It is used to convert between rotational and linear movement or force. Threaded rod creates a strong resistance to pressure and tension. The direction of the rotation the threaded rod creates depends on whether the rod has a right-hand thread or a left hand thread.
It is used to align support systems.…

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PEEK in Medical Applications

PEEK Medical Implants

Medical Implants
PEEK or polyetheretherketone is a high performance, engineered plastic. It is one of the materials of choice for spinal implants as well as trauma fixation. Trauma fixation is the repair of broken bones or any bodily injury that can result from force or violence applied to the human body. It is also used for cardiovascular implants as well as in orthopedic surgery and dentistry. While in the past, metals such as titanium have often been used for these purposes,…

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