A Co-polymeric POM with Excellent Sliding Friction Properties
Ultraform® is an engineering plastic designed for use in sophisticated components. It has a wide variety of applications across a variety of industries including: automotive manufacturing, medical technology, household, machine and plant construction and more.
BASF’s Ultraform® meets the requirements made of a technical material especially well. It combines high stiffness and strength with outstanding resilience, favorable sliding friction behavior and excellent dimensional stability, even under the effect of mechanical forces, in contact with numerous chemicals, fuels and other media as well as at elevated temperatures.
BASF’s Ultraform® can be processed by most methods suitable for thermoplastics. There are many grades of Ultraform® making it customizable for many applications, including: conductive, drinking water, extrusion, hot diesel, impact-modified, low emission, MedTech, reinforced, standard, tribo annd uv-stablized grades. Characteristics and properties found across Ultraform® product lines include:
When it comes to the development of challenging components and materials for the automotive market, BASF has been a globally reliable and accepted partner for the automotive industry for decades. Ultraform® has long been successfully used in numerous applications in the automotive industry. Typical applications include:
Ultraform® has many applications in the household and recreation realms because of its outstanding mechanical properties at elevated temperatures and its superior resistance to hot water. Typical applications include:
Ultraform® PRO (POM) were specifically developed to meet the requirements and needs of the challenging and at the same time risk-averse medical market. Typical applications include:
Ultraform® is a C-POM, with very good processing properties and outstanding hydrolysis resistance, on account of its high level of rigidity and strength even at higher temperatures, Ultraform® is mainly used without reinforcement. At the same time it shows very good resilience. Typical applications include: