T400 resin system is our fire retardant grade of resin.
A polyester resin system including fire retardant additives and used in applications in the mining sector and the oil and gas sectors.
When exposed to a naked flame the material will burn, once the source of combustion is removed the material will self-extinguish within a few seconds.
This material can again be used with the addition of solid lubricants as with the other resin systems.
T400G grade can operate to a constant temperature of 100 degrees Celsius and will operate with a co-efficient of friction value of 0.14 to 0.15 against stainless steel in dry running conditions.
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® T400 Key Features
- Fire Retardant
- Can Self-Extinguish Within Seconds after Contact with a Naked Flame
- Suitable for Underground Mining
- Commonly Used in Mining, Oil and Gas Sectors
Tufcot® T400 Material Grades
|T400G||Light Grey||This grade is suitable for underground mining applications and anywhere with the potential for fire.||Tufcot’s 400 range of resin is for fire retardance but is still self lubricating.|
Tufcot® T400 – Typical Applications
Tufcot T400 can be used in a huge range of applications.
Here are just a few examples:
Mining, Oil & Gas – Oil rig conductor wear sleeves, underground mining equipment, tunneling machines and more
Railway – Railway rolling stock bushes and wear strips
Please contact us on +44 (0)114 244 2363 to discuss your requirements.
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