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Materials

Thermoplastics

Tecaform is an excellent plastic for food processing applications

Tecaform AH IDTM (Metal Detectable Acetal)

  • Excellent machinability
  • Good dimensional stability
  • Detectable by standard metal detection equipment
  • Resistant to chemical cleaning agents
  • FDA compliant

Characteristics

This plastic brings a new measure of security to food processing.  Made with a special additive, the material can be immediately detected within food and its packaging in case of equipment failure.

Tecaform AH ID is manufactured from FDA-compliant resin. It is resistant to washdown chemicals and offers excellent machinability.

Applications

  • Gears
  • Wear strips
  • Bushings
  • Pump parts
  • Form dies and rollers
  • Conveyors
  • Housing parts
  • Agitators
  • Kneeding elements

Questions?

Our application engineers can help. With decades of experience in plastic material selection, we'll help you choose the optimal plastic for your application and budget.

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