Celcon(reg) M90(TM) acetal copolymer is used in motorized automotive seat belt height adjusters. The cylindrical speed-reducing transmission is 1.44 inches in diameter, weighs 1.5 oz, and consists of 14 injection-molded acetal gears. Celcon acetal provides fatigue endurance, dimensional stability, wear resistance, hardness, strength, stiffness, and resistance to lubricants.
At this year's MD&M West show, lots of material suppliers are talking about new formulations for wearables and things that stick to the skin, whether it's adhesives, wound dressings, skin patches and other drug delivery devices, or medical electronics.
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