PEEK (Polyether Ether Ketone) Datasheet
Follow the link below to view our PEEK data sheet. This includes properties such as mechanical, electrical, thermal and chemical resistance.
Measurement System: Imperial
Maximum Temperature: 260°C/500°F
Flammability: UL94 V-0
PTFE Balls High Performance Polymer-Plastic Balls conform to the following Standards/Norms:
PTFE Teflon balls are spherical components made from polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), a synthetic fluoropolymer known for its exceptional chemical resistance, low friction properties, and high-temperature stability. These characteristics make PTFE balls highly valuable in various industrial applications, including the oil and gas industry.
Here's a closer look at PTFE Teflon balls and their significant role in the oil and gas sector:
1. Chemical Resistance: PTFE is renowned for its outstanding chemical resistance, making PTFE balls suitable for use in the oil and gas industry where exposure to aggressive chemicals is common. These balls can withstand the corrosive effects of various chemicals, acids, and solvents encountered in oil and gas processes without undergoing degradation or deterioration.
2. Low Friction Properties: PTFE Teflon balls have a very low coefficient of friction, which means they offer excellent lubrication properties. In the oil and gas industry, these low-friction properties are highly advantageous, especially in applications such as valves and pumps, where reduced friction helps improve efficiency and extend the life of equipment.
3. Temperature Stability: PTFE balls exhibit remarkable thermal stability, maintaining their properties across a wide temperature range. In the oil and gas sector, where processes can involve extreme temperatures, PTFE balls remain reliable and perform consistently, ensuring the integrity of critical equipment.
4. Sealing Applications: One of the primary uses of PTFE Teflon balls in the oil and gas industry is in sealing applications. These balls are often used as seats and seals in valves and pumps. Their ability to provide a secure and reliable seal, even in high-pressure and high-temperature conditions, is crucial for preventing leaks and ensuring the safety and efficiency of operations.
5. Ball Valves: PTFE balls are commonly used as valve components, particularly in ball valves. Ball valves are widely employed in the oil and gas industry for controlling the flow of fluids. PTFE Teflon balls are utilised as the sealing element within the valve, ensuring a tight seal when the valve is closed and low friction when it is opened or closed.
6. Corrosion Resistance: In the challenging environments of the oil and gas sector, corrosion is a significant concern. PTFE balls are highly resistant to corrosion, making them a durable choice for applications that require resistance to both chemical and environmental corrosion.
7. High Pressure Applications: PTFE balls can withstand high-pressure conditions, making them suitable for applications such as high-pressure pumps and hydraulic systems in the oil and gas industry. Their durability under pressure ensures reliable performance in critical operations.
In summary, PTFE Teflon balls are integral components in the oil and gas industry, playing a vital role in maintaining the efficiency, safety, and reliability of equipment and processes. Their exceptional chemical resistance, low friction properties, temperature stability, and corrosion resistance make them a preferred choice for various applications, including valve seats, seals, and ball valves. These properties help reduce maintenance requirements, prevent leaks, and contribute to the overall success of oil and gas operations.
The PEEK data sheet is available as a PDF to download below.
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