Polyacetal finds a home in vacuum cleaner housings


Shanghai, China-Traditional suppliers of polyacetal (POM) resin are coming under attack from low-cost Chinese suppliers originating from the coal industry, hence their increased focus on value-added applications where these new Chinese POM suppliers find it hard to compete. One such application discovered at the recent Chinaplas show in Shanghai was a vacuum cleaner housing component molded from polyacetal that had successfully replaced ABS resin.
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