The well-balanced mechanical properties of DURACON® POM include self-lubrication with oil-resistance. This product was first used commercially to replace machinery components such as gears, screws and bearings, which were previously all made of steel. Today, it has a wide range of applications from everyday household goods such as zippers and toothbrushes to vehicle safety equipment like door locks and latches, seatbelt locking mechanisms and fuel system components. It has the largest global market share* with 20% of overall sales.
※ Source: Fuji Keizai, “Market Outlook for Engineering Plastic and Global Strategy 2017”LEARN MORE