Our fastest growing grade of material used in many applications worldwide, where the customer requires Tufcot’s lowest co-efficient of friction values, is the material Grade T100G XPL.

Tufcot® T100G XPL

Every T100 range of materials uses a polyester based resin system and the various grades we produce has a different lubricant that is added to further enhance the standard resin range and open this up to more applications at a better co-efficient of friction level.

The addition of the XPL onto our standard T100G grade shows the presence of a PTFE layered fabric that is incorporated onto the wear surface.

Our T100G XPL Grade can operate at up to 100 degrees Celsius in certain applications and conditions, but we recommend a maximum of 80 degrees Celsius for constant running applications.

Tufcot have recorded figures of between 0.07 and 0.09 for the co-efficient of friction value against steel.

This makes it our best performing material for it’s low co-efficient of friction and low wear rate

The Grade T100G XPL can be used in many standard applications in use for Wear Pads, Bearings and Wear Ring applications.

Tufcot® T100G XPL

Typical Market Sectors

Market Sectors where T100G XPL has been successful:

  • Agriculture – Bearings on crop spraying and harvesting equipment

  • Mechanical Handling – Telescopic boom slide pads

  • Food Processing – Wear strips for food packaging applications

  • Marine – Deck crane bushes

  • Oil, Gas and Mining – BOP system bushes and wear pads. Winch Bearings

  • Hydro Power – Wicket gate bearings, Operating ring wear strips

  • Solar Power- Bushes on panel tilt mechanisms

  • Subsea – ROV manipulator arms

Tufcot® T100G XPL Market Sectors

Benefits of Tufcot® T100G XPL

T100G XPL is our fastest growing material Grade and its benefits include:

  • Self-Lubricating

  • No Maintenance

  • High Strength to Weight Ratio

  • Minimal Swell in Water

  • Low Friction – lowest co-efficient levels recorded

  • Easy Installation

Tufcot® T100G XPL

Please feel free to contact us on at info@tufcot.com or on +44 (0)114 2442363 for more information about T100G XPL and what grades Tufcot can offer.

We can offer FOC samples should these be required for you to look at our material up close.

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