Vespel® SP-211 has 10% PTFE and 15% graphite by weight added to the base resin for the part coefficient of friction over a wide range of operating conditions. It also has excellent wear resistance up to 300 degrees F (149 degrees C). Typical applications include sliding or liner bearings as well as many wear and friction uses.
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Water Absorption. 24 hrs
Tensile Strength @yield
Tensile Elongation @Break
Hardness. Rockwell R
IZOD Impact Strength Notched
Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion
(x 10-5 in./in./°F)
Max Continuous Operating Temperature
Heat Deflection Temp at 264 psi
NOTE: The property values presented above are typical values intended for reference and comparison purposes only. They should NOT be used as a basis for design specifications or quality control. Contact us for manufacturers’ complete material property datasheets. All values at 73°F (23°C) unless otherwise noted.
Sliding and linear bearings
Low wear at high bearing PVs
Low coefficient of friction
Superior unlubricated wear
Excellent creep resistance
Wear resistance up to 300 degrees F
Good tensile strength, elongation, and flexural modulus
NOTE: Several grades of this material are available. For additional information regarding this plastic, contact your Emco Industrial Plastics representative or call 973-459-4321.