Vespel® ASB Assemblies

DuPont™ Vespel® ASB Assemblies

Vespel® ASB assemblies include fastening/bonding composites or carbon-graphites to supporting metallic structures or overmolding/insert molding one material with another material, such as a thermoplastic.

Such integration capabilities provide an expanded set of possibilities to help solve challenges.

ASB-0664, ASB-0670                                                                              

Track liners and wear strips comprised of composite liners bonded to metal retainers for high load applications

ASB-0826 & ASB-3000

Higher thermal capability than ASB-0664 and ASB 0670. Intended for self-lubricating bushings that require high load capacity.

ASB-5000 SERIES  

Carbon-graphite, metal-backed assemblies used in applications where polymeric composites are not suitable due to thermal limitations.  The metal backing provides ease of assembly while the carbon-graphite liners provide the self-lubrication and low wear at temperatures up to  675°C (1250°F) in oxidative environments.

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  • Low Friction Plastic

    Low friction plastic applications developed in collaboration with DuPont experts can help improve durability and performance, reduce maintenance, and can even contribute to reduced use of fossil fuels.

  • Material Handling Systems & Conveyors

  • Low-Friction Mechanical Plastics

    DuPont™ Vespel® parts and shapes and DuPont™ Delrin® acetal resin are high-strength, low-friction mechanical plastics that deliver performance for automotive, consumer, and industrial applications.

  • Vespel® SCP High Temperature Polyimide Parts

  • DuPont™ Vespel® Product Families

    Vespel® products are made from a variety of materials (polyimides, thermoplastics, composites and chemically-resistant polymers). These products offer a unique combination of physical properties and design flexibility. Parts are available as custom parts, stock shapes, components or assembles.