SP-22 polyimide is used in Vespel(reg) rollers 8 x 18 mm that are used in a compact belt sander. The Vespel parts made from the SP polyimides keep their mechanical strength up to 280C, and even above for shorter periods. The material also features abrasion resistance and low wear characteristics.
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