LubriOne™ Internally Lubricated Formulations
LubriOne™ Internally Lubricated Formulations are specifically designed to be self-lubricating materials, offering low coefficient of friction and improved wear-resistance properties for molded parts. These materials combine the unique benefits of internal lubricants such as PTFE, silicone and molybdenum disulfide with a wide array of base engineering resins. LubriOne formulations have been demonstrated to reduce friction, noise, vibration, heat buildup and improve product durability.
Several lubricants enhance the performance of LubriOne formulations. PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene) offers the lowest coefficient of friction of any internal lubricant, and results in significantly lower wear rates than traditional plastics. Silicone behaves primarily as a boundary lubricant, and significantly reduces wear rates and coefficients of friction when formulated into thermoplastics at low levels. Molybdenum disulfide is typically formulated with nylon resins to reduce wear rates. Reinforcements can include glass fibers, carbon fibers, or aramid fibers.
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|A Guide to Polyketone - Overview Brochure||Brochures & Product Information||Take a comprehensive look at the performance and sustainability benefits of this next-gen material solution||View|
|Alternatives to Nylon 6,6 - Brochure||Brochure||Learn about possible material alternatives to nylon 6,6 in response to current shortages||View|
|Archery Cable Slide||Application Snapshot||LubriOne™ formulation delivered smooth operation, low COF and improved wear resistance for archery cable slide component||View|
|Benefits of Edgetek™ PKE and LubriOne™ PKE thermoplastics - Video||Webinars & Videos||Edgetek™ PKE and LubriOne™ PKE thermoplastics offer comparable performance and eco-conscious alternatives to nylon and acetal.||View|
|Data Storage Carrier||Application Snapshot||LubriOne™ provides dimensional stability and flame retardancy in data storage carrier||View|
|Disposable Medical Tray||Application Snapshot||Delivered excellent wear resistance performance and provided dimensional stability||View|
|Ear Defender Bracket||Application Snapshot||LubriOne™ Formulation provided mechanical and wear resistance for Sordin ear defender bracket||View|
|Environmental Stress Cracking Resistance (ESCR) Design Guide||Design Guide||Find out how part design can reduce stress in molded plastic parts and improve ESCR in your products||View|
|Evaluating the Performance of PKE for POM Replacement||White Paper||Download this free study to determine if PKE can address POM's toxicity and sustainability issues without sacrificing performance||View|
|Less Wear, More Wow||Article||Reduce friction and ensuing wear to improve automotive system useful life||View|
|LubriOne™ Auto-injector Pen Application||Application Snapshot||LubriOne™ internally lubricated formulation provides consistent dimensional stability for auto-injector pen||View|
|LubriOne™ Formulations North America - Product Selection Guide||Product Selection Guide||LubriOne™ Formulations product descriptions and properties||View|
|LubriOne™ Internally Lubricated Formulations||Processing Guides||Injection molding parameters, startup and shutdown, mold design and troubleshooting recommendations for LubriOne™ Internally Lubricated Formulations||View|
|LubriOne™ Internally Lubricated Formulations for Conveyor Belt Gears - Application Bulletin||Application Bulletin||Learn how LubriOne™ internally lubricated formulations are an ideal solution for conveyor belt gears||View|
|LubriOne™ PKE Formulations||Product Bulletin||Semi-crystalline polyketone (PK) formulations offer chemical resistance, low friction, and eco-conscious alternatives to nylon and acetal||View|
|LubriOne™ Switchgear Plunger||Application Snapshot||LubriOne™ provides low friction and wear resistance for switchgear plunger||View|
|LubriOne™ Vacuum Cleaner Gear||Application Snapshot||LubriOne™ provides excellent wear resistance and improved durability in vacuum cleaner gear||View|
|Printer Gear||Application Snapshot||LubriOne™ minimizes friction and reduces wear in printer gears||View|
|Specialty Furniture Fitting||Application Snapshot||LubriOne provides dimensional and processing stability for specialty furniture fitting||View|
|Webinar: Chemically Resistant Polymers for Next Generation Healthcare and Consumer Products||Webinars & Videos||Learn more about considerations for chemically resistant materials for product development and durability||View|
|Webinar: Polyketone, a next generation sustainable nylon alternative||Webinars & Videos||Learn more about polyketone, how it compares to nylons, its sustainability value, and potential applications||View|