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Amera-Thane™

Amera-Thane is our own outstanding formulation of thermo-set polyester polyurethane. It is uniquely molded to produce a superior impact resistant plate with the smoothest surface possible and a low coefficient of friction. Amera-Thane is certified as complying with FDA Article 121.2522, and can be used as the contact surface for grain and other dry bulk foods.

Amera-Thane is poured to order, and is also available with 16GA expanded steel backing for rigidity and installation.

Typical Mechanical Properties

Property Units Test Method Results
Shore A hardness ASTM D-2240-64T 87 ± 1
Split tear strength psi Fed. spec. 601-M-4221 mod. 315+
Tensile strength psi ASTM D-412-62T 7200+
Ultimate elongation % ASTM D-412-62T 570–580
Break set % ASTM D-412-62T 10
100% modulus psi ASTM D-412-62T 725
Compression set % ASTM D-395-61 (B) 35
Compression deflection psi ASTM D-575-46 80
2% deflection 170
5% deflection 310
10% deflection 440
15% deflection 590
20% deflection 740
50% deflection 2150
ASTM No. 1 oil (125°C, 70 hrs.) % tensile retention ASTM D-741-63T 43
ASTM No. 3 Oil (125°C, 70 hrs.) % tensile retention ASTM D-741-63T 50
Humidity aging (70°C, 100% R.H.) % tensile retention/2 wks. ASTM D-1349-62 60
Humidity aging (121°C, 15 psi) % tensile retention/24 hrs. ASTM D-1349-62 25
Heat aging (125°C, 150°C) % tensile retention/72 hrs. ASTM D-1564-65 83, 28
Glass transition, Clashberg °C ASTM D-1043-61T -35
Solenoid impact °C ASTM D-746-57T -35
TMA penetrometer, melt transition °C +173
(74 lb, 1800 min1, 0.2” amp) Minutes to failure ASTM D-623-62 12
Zwick flex life Cycles to failure ASTM D-813-59 105
Taber abrasion (H-18, 1 kg, 103 cycles) mg loss ASTM D-1044-56 8.5
NBS abrasion index % rubber standard ASTM D-1630 250
Outdoor aging % tensile retention/1 yr. ASTM D-412-62T 60

Applications

  • Belt skirting
  • Cutting pads
  • Conveyor scrapers
  • Duct work elbow
  • Gaskets
  • Guides
  • Impact pads
  • Impact skirts
  • Idler wheels
  • Slides
  • Spout linings
  • Strippers
  • Sorter blocks
  • Truck bed liners
  • Wear pads
  • Wiper blades

Available Sizes

Amera-Thane Sheets Poured to order – 48” x 120” max. length/width

Amera-Thane Bars Molded to order

Ameralloy Steel Corporation is a prime supplier of speciality steel bar products and wear-resistant high-impact steel plate. Our full catalogue features speciality steels and standard AISI alloys to meet your demanding applications.

Ameralloy’s precision-forged speciality steels and standard alloys are shipped worldwide with reliable on-time service.

Ameralloy provides engineering services for your steel products. From forging to machining and finishing, our Chicago based steel service centre will manufacture, ship, and deliver your order with unrivalled quality and service

Contact

Tap or Call: +1 (800) 237-0113

Email Project Specification: sales@ameralloy.com