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Norplex-Micarta announces RT130X tubing

News International-French

31 Aug 2012

Norplex-Micarta, a manufacturer of high performance thermoset composites, introduces RT130X, high strength tubing composed of a glass fabric with an epoxy resin system. 

RT130X is designed for high electrical and mechanical strength as well as flame resistance.  Because of the extra fine weave glass substrate used; RT130X has excellent machining characteristics, allowing for cleaner machining (less exposed fiber).  Typical uses for RT130X include timing wheels, light duty gears, laser housing and many other applications that require parts to be fabricated from a flame retardant glass tube. 


RT130X can be manufactured in standard lengths of 18″ and 36″ (457mm – 914mm) with inside diameters ranging from 0.094″ - 48″ (2.39mm – 1,219mm), outside diameters ranging from 0.156″ – 49.50″ (3.96mm – 1,257mm) and wall thickness ranging from 0.031″ - 0.750″ (0.787mm – 19mm).  RT130X complies with NEMA FR-4 and is flame resistant to a UL94 V-O rating.


RT130X is part of a wide range of Norplex-Micarta tubing products.  Norplex-Micarta offers an assortment of tubing products that meet a variety of individual application requirements. 


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