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Electrical and Maintenance Applications

There are many types of materials that are effective in electrical and maintenance applications. At Ai Engineering Plastics and laminates, we are able to offer the widest range of engineering plastics and laminates in the UK.

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Our Services

At Ai Engineering Plastics and Laminates we have a wide range of extensive services that we can offer our customers so they receive their material in the exact shape and condition required.

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A PEEK INTO PEEK

Throughout the plastic industry, PEEK is known as a high-performance polymer. It is used in a variety of applications including automotive, aerospace, food & technology, oil & gas and medical equipment.

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THE PLASTICS FAMILY AT AI

At Ai Engineering Plastics and Laminates, we have a variety of engineering plastics that can suit your projects. From different grades, sheet forms, and rods along with our processing services we can ensure that your material is exactly as your customer requires. Additionally, if you place an order with us online before 1:30pm then you qualify for next day delivery.

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Ertacetal: The Differences and similarities between Acetal C and Acetal H

Within the plastic family, Ertacetal (Acetal) is a common name given to a family of thermoplastics. Its chemical name is known to be: "PolyOxyMethylene", or POM. Ertacetal is usually available in two resins: Copolymer acetal (POM-C), and homopolymer acetal (POM-H); commonly called Delrin® and Acetal. At Ai Plastics, we offer both grades, in different sizes, cut to size.

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Nylatron: The Difference Between Nylon GS and Nylon GSM

Nylon can be used as a replacement for bronze, aluminum, steel and other metals, especially in bearing and wear applications. As a grade, nylon offers excellent wear resistance, high tensile strength as well as a high heat distortion temperature.

This blog will cover the various similarities and differences found between Nylon GS and Nylon GSM.

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PTFE and its Uses

At its most basic level, PTFE is a synthetic fluoropolymer of tetrafluoroethylene (TFE). It’s a fluorocarbon solid with a high molecular weight compound that is composed solely of carbon and fluorine atoms. PTFE is corrosion resistant, incredibly versatile and can be used in virtually everything from aerospace shuttles and computer cables to pharmaceuticals, telecommunications and even the food and beverage industry!

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