Acetal, also known as POM or by the brand name Delrin, is an engineering plastic that has a number of favorable properties including high stiffness, high resistance to scratches and wear, a low coefficient of friction, a high heat resistance, and high water resistance properties. Acetal can be injection molded, it machines well and is relatively easy to process. Typical applications are sliders and pushers for sprung shelf systems outside of these uses it is uncommon in P-O-P applications.

Material Properties

Property 1* 2* 3* 4* 5*
Lifespan X
Durability X
Strength X
UV Stability X
Transparency X
Cost X
End of Life

Star Rating for performance - 5* = best performing

Typical Applications

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Here are some of the key benefits of Acetal:

- Great for gravity feed systems
- Ideally suited to push systems
- Inherent low friction qualities


Here are some of the key downsides to using Acetal:

- Limited uses in P-O-P displays


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- Nylon

Sample Gallery

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