POM MDP

POM – Polyacetal

POM MDP

POM MDP was developed to assist in the detection of foreign substances in the food industry. The material contains metal particles, making it detectable with standard metal detectors. It has food-grade approval (from the FDA).

Physical properties
  Value Unit Test method
Specific gravity 1.49 g/cm3 DIN EN ISO 1183
Average molecular mass N/A
Water absorption, 24/96 h (23 °C) 0.05/0.1 % DIN EN ISO 62
Weather-resistance poor
Combustibility HB UL 94 DIN EN ISO 527-2
Food safety yes
Mechanical properties
  Value Unit Test method
Modulus of elasticity 3,200 MPa DIN EN ISO 527-2
Tensile strength 68 MPa DIN EN ISO 527-2
Elongation at break 8 % DIN EN ISO 527-2
Tensile strength at break 10 % DIN EN ISO 527-2
Flexural modulus 3,100 MPa DIN EN ISO 178
Flexural strength 100 MPa DIN EN ISO 178
Compressive modulus 2,400 MPa EN ISO 604
Compressive strength, 1%/2% 17/31 MPa EN ISO 604
Impact strength (Charpy) 59 kJ/m2 DIN EN ISO 179-1eU
Notch impact strength (Charpy) 11 kJ/m2 DIN EN ISO 179-1eA
Notch impact strength (Izod) kJ/m2 DIN EN ISO 180/2A
Toughness (ball pressure) 174 MPa ISO 2039-1
Toughness (Shore D) N/A
Wear-resistance N/A
Coefficient of friction (against steel) N/A
Thermal properties
  Value Unit Test method
Glass-transition temperature -60 °C DIN 53765
Melting point 169 °C DIN 53765
Operating temperature (instantaneous) +140 °C
Operating temperature (continuous) 100 °C
Operating temperature (minimum) N/A
Thermal expansion coefficient, 23–60 °C 13 10-5 K-1 DIN EN ISO 11359-1;2
Thermal expansion coefficient, 23–100 °C 14 10-5 K-1 DIN EN ISO 11359-1;2
Specific heat capacity 1.3 J/(g×K) ISO 22007-4:2008
Thermal conductivity 0.39 W/(m×K) ISO 22007-4:2008
Electrical properties
  Value Unit Test method
Surface resistivity 1013 DIN IEC 60093
Resistivity N/A
Dielectric strength N/A
CTI value N/A
Optical properties
  Value Unit Test method
Light transmittance N/A
Refractive index N/A
Optical errors N/A
Abrasion-resistance, 100 rotations with 500 g N/A

Additional downloads

Delivery selection sheets, bars
Specific gravity 1.49 g/cm3
Service temperature N/A … 100 °C
Price category €€€ (€26–50/kg)

Special properties

  • detectability with metal detectors
  • food-grade product
  • properties similar to those of standard POM-C

Applications

components for food-industry equipment

Standard colours

grey

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Commonly known brands

Acetron® MD, CENTRODAL® MD, SUSTARIN® C MDT, TECAFORM® AH ID, ZELLAMID® 900 XMD