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Modern Plastics SUSTARIN® C (Acetal) Product Uses Special Manufacturing Technology to Ensure Every Sheet and Rod Are Free of Centerline or Core Porosity

BRIDGEPORT, Conn., Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Modern Plastics offers SUSTARIN® C (Acetal), a general-purpose copolymer acetal that is porosity-free, manufactured by ROCHLING Engineering Plastics.

The technology used in Modern Plastics' manufacturing process ensures that every sheet and rod are free of centerline or core porosity. SUSTARIN® C is easily machined with excellent dimensional stability for close tolerance parts. A low coefficient of friction and excellent wear properties, especially in wet or moist environments, make it easy to see why SUSTARIN® C is one of the most widely used engineering thermoplastics available today.

SUSTARIN® C (Acetal) properties:

  • Excellent dimensional stability
  • Continuous use temperature of 180°F
  • Porosity-free
  • Consistent properties in wet or moist environments
  • Very low moisture absorption  
  • Excellent electrical properties
  • Easy to machine to close tolerances
  • Natural and black are FDA- and USDA-compliant

  • "SUSTARIN® C (Acetal) typical applications include bushings, bearings, rollers, gears, valves, manifolds, scraper blades, wear strips, fixtures and electrical components," said Bing J. Carbone, President of Modern Plastics.

    He added, "This extraordinary-quality, porosity-free acetal product conforms to ASTM POM 0211, D6778, FDA21 CFR 177.2470 and is USDA-compliant."

    Modern Plastics is offering a FREE 1-foot sample of 1.000" diameter white rod for hands-on evaluation.

    Founded in 1945, Modern Plastics, an ISO 9001:2008 certified company, is a premier custom plastics fabricator and distributor of medical-grade plastics and high-performance, engineering-grade plastic stock shapes.

    To learn more and obtain your free sample, contact David Altieri, VP Sales, at 800.243.9696, Extension 207; email: Modern Plastics, 678 Howard Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06605-0574 USA. Visit us on the web at

    Photo of SUSTARIN® C Acetal Rod, from Modern Plastics: Press Release Contact: Bing J. CarbonePresident, Modern 203.414.1559This press release was issued through eReleases(R).  For more information, visit eReleases Press Release Distribution at

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