Tufcot’s T200 resin system is our higher temperature resin system, again a polyester resin system and used in applications where the customer requires a higher temperature capability than the T100 resin systems.
T200 can be used without lubricants or with the addition of solid lubricants as mentioned above, provides the self-lubricating nature of the material to reduce the operating friction with its mating parts.
T200 will operate to a maximum constant temperature of 120 degrees Celsius and gives a co-efficient of friction value of approx. 0.2 against stainless steel in dry running conditions.
This figure can be reduced to between 0.15 and 0.19 with the addition of Graphite, as in T200G grade (a Tufcot standard grade).
Advantages of Using Tufcot®
- High Strength/Weight Ratio
- Natural Low Coefficient of Friction
- 1/6 Weight of Steel
No Harmful Toxic Materials
- Excellent Bearing Material
Tufcot® Can Be Chemical, Radiation & Corrosion Resistant
Machined to Clients Exact Specifications
Low Rate of Moisture Absorption
Most Fluids Can Be Used as a Lubricant
- Exceptional Dimensional Stability, Even in Wet Conditions
Tufcot® T200 Key Features
- Suited to High Temperatures
- Withstands 100 Degrees Centigrade Constant
- Limited Chemical Resistance
- Withstands 120 Degrees Centigrade Intermittent
Tufcot® T200 Material Grades
|T200MP||Blue Grey||Replace existing metallic or non-metallic bearing materials in the marine sector where enhanced temperature is required.||Enhanced temperature version of T100M + PTFE. Limited chemical resistance but capable of withstanding:
|T200G||Dark Grey||Replace existing metallic or non-metallic bearing materials where enhanced temperature is required.||Enhanced temperature version of T100G. Limited chemical resistance but capable of withstanding:
|T200P||Brown||High slip properties means it is suitable for Wear Pad or Press Slide arm applications.||High slip properties. This is applicable for enhanced temperature applications.|
Tufcot® T200 – Typical Applications
Tufcot T200 can be used in a huge range of applications.
Here are just a few examples:
Agriculture – High-load agriculture equipment bearings
Hydraulic – Hydraulic cylinder wear strip
Military – Special wear ring for military equipment
Off-shore – Specialist off shore equipment bushes on jack up rigs, sub sea and land based specialist drill rigs
Pneumatics – Pneumatic cylinder wear rings
Please contact us on +44 (0)114 244 2363 to discuss your requirements.
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