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PET Natural Rod 10mm dia x 500mm
PET Natural Rod 10mm dia x 500mm
Our Price: £1.00 (£1.20 inc VAT)
PET Natural Rod 10mm dia x 1000mm
PET Natural Rod 10mm dia x 1000mm
Our Price: £1.82 (£2.18 inc VAT)
PET Natural Rod 10mm dia x 1500mm
PET Natural Rod 10mm dia x 1500mm
Our Price: £2.60 (£3.12 inc VAT)
PET Natural Rod 16mm dia x 500mm
PET Natural Rod 16mm dia x 500mm
Our Price: £2.72 (£3.26 inc VAT)
PET Natural Rod 20mm dia x 500mm
PET Natural Rod 20mm dia x 500mm
Our Price: £3.74 (£4.49 inc VAT)
PET Natural Rod 16mm dia x 1000mm
PET Natural Rod 16mm dia x 1000mm
Our Price: £4.95 (£5.94 inc VAT)
PET Natural Rod 10mm dia x 3000mm
PET Natural Rod 10mm dia x 3000mm
Our Price: £4.95 (£5.94 inc VAT)
PET Natural Rod 25mm dia x 500mm
PET Natural Rod 25mm dia x 500mm
Our Price: £5.88 (£7.06 inc VAT)
PET Natural Rod 20mm dia x 1000mm
PET Natural Rod 20mm dia x 1000mm
Our Price: £6.79 (£8.15 inc VAT)
PET Natural Rod 16mm dia x 1500mm
PET Natural Rod 16mm dia x 1500mm
Our Price: £7.07 (£8.48 inc VAT)
PET Natural Rod 30mm dia x 500mm
PET Natural Rod 30mm dia x 500mm
Our Price: £8.44 (£10.13 inc VAT)
PET Natural Rod 20mm dia x 1500mm
PET Natural Rod 20mm dia x 1500mm
Our Price: £9.70 (£11.64 inc VAT)
PET Natural Rod 25mm dia x 1000mm
PET Natural Rod 25mm dia x 1000mm
Our Price: £10.70 (£12.84 inc VAT)
PET Natural Rod 50mm dia x 250mm
PET Natural Rod 50mm dia x 250mm
Our Price: £12.18 (£14.62 inc VAT)
PET Natural Rod 16mm dia x 3000mm
PET Natural Rod 16mm dia x 3000mm
Our Price: £13.46 (£16.15 inc VAT)
PET Natural Rod 40mm dia x 500mm
PET Natural Rod 40mm dia x 500mm
Our Price: £14.86 (£17.83 inc VAT)
PET Natural Rod 25mm dia x 1500mm
PET Natural Rod 25mm dia x 1500mm
Our Price: £15.28 (£18.34 inc VAT)
PET Natural Rod 30mm dia x 1000mm
PET Natural Rod 30mm dia x 1000mm
Our Price: £15.35 (£18.42 inc VAT)
PET Natural Rod 60mm dia x 250mm
PET Natural Rod 60mm dia x 250mm
Our Price: £17.52 (£21.02 inc VAT)
PET Natural Rod 20mm dia x 3000mm
PET Natural Rod 20mm dia x 3000mm
Our Price: £18.48 (£22.18 inc VAT)
PET Natural Rod 30mm dia x 1500mm
PET Natural Rod 30mm dia x 1500mm
Our Price: £21.93 (£26.32 inc VAT)
PET Natural Rod 50mm dia x 500mm
PET Natural Rod 50mm dia x 500mm
Our Price: £22.14 (£26.57 inc VAT)
PET Natural Rod 40mm dia x 1000mm
PET Natural Rod 40mm dia x 1000mm
Our Price: £27.02 (£32.42 inc VAT)
PET Natural Rod 25mm dia x 3000mm
PET Natural Rod 25mm dia x 3000mm
Our Price: £29.11 (£34.93 inc VAT)
PET Natural Rod 60mm dia x 500mm
PET Natural Rod 60mm dia x 500mm
Our Price: £31.85 (£38.22 inc VAT)
PET Natural Rod 40mm dia x 1500mm
PET Natural Rod 40mm dia x 1500mm
Our Price: £38.60 (£46.32 inc VAT)
PET Natural Rod 30mm dia x 3000mm
PET Natural Rod 30mm dia x 3000mm
Our Price: £41.78 (£50.14 inc VAT)
PET Natural Rod 50mm dia x 1000mm
PET Natural Rod 50mm dia x 1000mm
Our Price: £42.18 (£50.62 inc VAT)
PET Natural Rod 50mm dia x 1500mm
PET Natural Rod 50mm dia x 1500mm
Our Price: £60.26 (£72.31 inc VAT)
PET Natural Rod 60mm dia x 1000mm
PET Natural Rod 60mm dia x 1000mm
Our Price: £60.66 (£72.79 inc VAT)
PET Natural Rod 40mm dia x 3000mm
PET Natural Rod 40mm dia x 3000mm
Our Price: £73.52 (£88.22 inc VAT)
PET Natural Rod 60mm dia x 1500mm
PET Natural Rod 60mm dia x 1500mm
Our Price: £86.66 (£103.99 inc VAT)
PET Natural Rod 50mm dia x 3000mm
PET Natural Rod 50mm dia x 3000mm
Our Price: £114.77 (£137.72 inc VAT)
PET Natural Rod 60mm dia x 3000mm
PET Natural Rod 60mm dia x 3000mm
Our Price: £165.07 (£198.08 inc VAT)

PET Rod

PET rod is one of those great engineering plastics that possesses the attributes and performance of nylon rod and also combines with the easy machine ability of acetal rod but manages to slip under the radar for most engineers.

The data sheet tells us its around 30% stronger than acetal, its also around 25% more rigid. It not also has a better working temperature but its expansion rate is much lower. Expansion due to moisture absorption is also incredibly low, some 60% better than even Acetal.
We’re told it machines much better than the Nylons and apparently comparable with Acetal, which we know is a big reason why Acetal is very popular.
Yes this material has an FDA approval so its compatible with food contact applications
PET rod will certainly outlast acetal in abrasive conditions and it’s at least as good if not better than nylon in some environments
PET rod typically has a low friction and because it is a very hard engineering plastic, its is classed as being very slippery
Firstly the size range is a bit limited for the time being with only 10, 16, 20, 25, 30, 40, 50 & 60mm diameters available and although black can be ordered from the factory on a special order, its white only for the moment. The other one is price, it’s around +40% more than acetal, its also not suitable for hot water applications which reach over sixty degrees centigrade
It machines almost as well
It’s over 30% stronger
It’s around 25% more rigid
10 degrees better short term working temperature and 30 degrees better long term
Has a 25% lower thermal expansion rate
60% less moisture absorption
Has a similar coefficient of friction
Has a much better wear resistance
Is approx 40% more expensive
PET machines much better than nylon
A similar or better surface finish
It’s 8% stronger
Also 10% more rigid
Has a 10 degree advantage for the short term working temperature
With 50% lower thermal expansion rate
Massive 10x (ten times) less moisture absorption
Has a similar coefficient of friction
As good if not better wear resistance
Is approx 50% more expensive