What is Torlon Seamless Tube?
Torlon Seamless Tube is a tubular product form developed by Drake that eliminates the knit or weld lines common with other extruded plastic tubing. Typical tube set-ups involve molten plastic moving around or through a “spider die” before it joins again with other molten material prior to solidification. This situation can create weak regions in the final shape. Drake’s trade marked Seamless Tube ® has no such weak areas resulting in a homogenous cross section that stays round during and after machining. Fibers are oriented in a hoop direction maximizing the burst strength while reducing the CLTE in the radial direction.
Tolerances are shown in the columns on the right. Low tolerances are available on request . Cutting costs will be charged. Standard length is 1220 mm (4 ft).
Also available in 305, 610 and 914 mm. Tube sizes over 7.6 cm diameter are available by 2.5 cm lengths with a minimum of 7.5 cm. MTO - Made to Order items are subject to a minimum order quantity,please inquire.
Prices are per cm and at the standard length of 122 cm. All prices are EXW Cypress, Texas. Minimum order value: 200 €. Shipping cost, custom duties, import VAT and handling fees are not included. Click on the grade names for more information on that product.
Torlon products supplied by Drake Plastics are shipped with certification at no additional charge. Torlon resins used in our processes meet the requirements of AMS 3670 and ASTM D5204 (replacement for Mil-P-46179A). Hamilton Sundstrand MS29.04, Boeing Specification BMS-8269, Honeywell MCS7004 and General Electric Specification A50TF190 can be supplied upon request.
**Torlon 4435: Solvay discontinued offering Torlon 4435 as a pelletized resin in 2020. Drake is offering continuity of 4435 from our supply of both resin and shapes. Drake is seeking alternative routes to support this product.