Material Selection Guide
For assistance in selecting an engineering plastic material for your application, simply fill out the form below and a representative from Cleveland Polymer will contact you to discuss your specific needs.

What is the primary function of the part?
(Bearing & Wear, Structural or Electrical Insulator)
What material(s) is currently being used?
What problem(s) are you experiencing with the current material(s)?
What is the maximum continuous use temperature?
Is temperature exposure intermittent?
Yes No
If yes, what is the cycle time:
What is the load or stress on the part?
If Bearing & Wear application, what is the velocity?
FPM:    RPM:
Is motion intermittent? Yes No
If yes, what is the cycle time:
Is FDA, USDA, NSF, 4A Dairy or any other agency compliance required?
Yes No
If yes, please explain:
Will chemicals be encountered during service?
Yes No
If yes, what chemicals?
What will the exposure time be?
What is the temperature during exposure?
What is the concentration level of the chemicals involved?
What other environmental factors need to be considered? (UV light, Interior / Exterior application, Radiation, etc.)
Is dimensional stability in a wet or humid environment critical?
Yes No
Is toughness or impact resistance critical during use?
Yes No
Is the application an electrical insulator?
Yes No
If yes, what is the:
Dielectric strength requirement or what voltage across the part thickness must be insulated?
Target dielectric constant and at what frequency?
Target dissipation factor and at what frequency?
Target volume resistivity?
Minimum flammability requirement?
Minimum arc resistance per UL requirement?
Contact Information
Title / Position:
Company Name:
Street Address:
Zip Code:
What is your role in material selection?
(Designer, Engineer, Buyer, etc.)
What is the best time to reach you?
How did you find us?
(Web Search, Advertisement, Referral, Trade Show, etc.)

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