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Torlon® PAI 

Torlon® polyamide-imide (PAI) is a high strength plastic with the highest strength and stiffness of any thermoplastic up to 275°C (525°F). It has outstanding resistance to wear, creep, and chemicals – including strong acids and most organics – and is ideally suited for severe service environments.

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More Staying Power at Top Temperatures

For over 30 years, Torlon® PAI has been recognized for long-lasting performance in severe service environments and a distinct combination of properties.

Key Features

  • Exceptional long-term strength and stiffness up to 275°C
  • Outstanding wear resistance
  • Superior toughness from cryogenic up to 275°C
  • Resistant to strong acids and most organics
  • Inherent flame resistance
  • Low CLTE

Typical Applications

  • Aircraft hardware and fasteners
  • Mechanical and structural components
  • Transmission and powertrain components
  • Coatings, composites, additives
  • Electric motor components
  • Semiconductor fabrication and testing
  • Oil and gas exploration and recovery equipment
  • Bearing retainers
  • Gears
  • Bushings
  • Seals
  • Thrust washers



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