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High performance drive components

Wire Belt introduces our line of PEEK drive components. PEEK is an abbreviation for PolyEtherEther-Ketone, a high performance engineering thermoplastic that can operate at high temperatures and is less abrasive on your stainless steel belts than metal drive components. PEEK can be used continuously to 464°F (240°C) and in hot water or steam without permanent loss in physical properties. Our PEEK line is available for all drive components including: gears, blanks and end rollers.

PEEK Components

PEEK Component Advantages:

  • Enhanced strength
  • Less abrasive to stainless steel
  • Can be used continuously to 464°F (240°C)
  • Outstanding chemical resistance
  • Excellent mechanical properties
  • Excellent wear characteristics
  • Resistant to hot water and steam
  • FDA compliant for food contact applications

PEEK Typical Properties

Units PEEK
Tensile strength psi 14,500
Heat deflection temperature @ 264 psi ºF (ºC) 306 (152)
Maximum continuous service temperature in air ºF (ºC) 464 (240)
Melting point ºF (ºC) 649 (343)

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