Facts About Vespel®

Vespel® is a high-performance plastic that performs over a wide range of temperatures and stresses. Parts made from Vespel provide a unique combination of the physical properties of plastics, metals, and ceramics. Vespel performs well with or without lubrication in applications that far exceed other plastics.

Key Features of Vespel®

  • Excellent temperature & wear resistance
  • Creep resistance
  • High costs

Key Applications of Vespel®

  • Bearings, seals, gears
  • Wear pads
  • Valve seats
  • Thrust washers

Vespel® is used extensively in semiconductor manufacturing equipment, transportation components, aircraft engines, plasma welding torches, compressor suction and discharge valves.

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