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ZEDEX® 100 family

The “little PEEK” – up to 110°C
ZX-100® has been conceived to create an “all-round polymer” family for dry running. For this reason, ZX-100® does not have any extremely disadvantageous property, as it is usually the case with extreme materials such e.g. PTFE. It does not have moisture absorption problems as PA and generally speaking, taking into consideration the temperature, it can replace lubriacated bronze in most of the applications, saving so weight, machining time & costs. It is nicknamed “little PEEK” since the modification ZX-100K has even better PV-values that PEEK upto ca. 7m/min.

When to use the family ZX-100® ?

  • Dry run applications
  • Underwater applications
  • With edge pressure, impacts, vibrations
  • When low wear and friction are required
  • For the production of welded parts
  • If FDA conformity or EU 10/2011 approval is required
    (for this modification ZX-100K® or ZX-100K® blue)

When is the ZX-100® family not suitable?

  • At high temperatures
    (e.g. the family ZX-200®)
  • For strong acids, alkalis, phenols, cresols (e.g. the ZX-600® family)
  • For gamma steel and steam sterilization (limited)
    (e.g. the family ZX-200®)
  • For injection molding
    (for this modification ZX-100A® or ZX-100MT®)

What can be replaced?

Basic type


ZX-100K Material data sheet

⟶ value the higher = better


  • hard, stiff, tough
  • high fatigue strength
  • good resistance to weathering
  • resistance to stress cracking
  • good machinability
  • bondable and weldable
  • FDA compliant, LABS compliant
  • PTFE- and Silicone-Free
  • KTW approved
  • low-outgassing
  • notch-sensitive



  • UV-radiation: (1000 hours Xenon DIN 53597)
    tensile strength: –25 %, elongation at break: –43 %
  • Gamma-radiation: limit absorbed dose 1200 kGy
  • Chemicals, resistant: aromatic and aliphatic hydrocarbons, weak acids and alkalis
  • Chemicals, not resistant: strong acids and alkalis, phenols, cresols
  • Lubricants and fuels: resistant
  • Water: max. water absorption: 0,3 %
    dimensional changes: 0,1 %, up to max. 80 °C resistant
  • Fire behaviour: oxygen index (LOI): 24 %,
    classifi cation: HB (UL94)

Operational parameters

  • Temperature (T):
    –100 °C to +110 °C (+140 °C)
  • Surface pressure (p):
    max. 35 (75) MPa
  • Sliding speed (v)
    max. 100m/min
  • Fatigue(S)
    tensile fatigue strength at 20 °C and 106 stress cycles,
    1 Hz = 52 MPa
    Impacts, vibrations, edge loading, outdoor use, underwater use. Allround-plastic up to 110°C.

Available as:



ZX-100MT Material data sheet

⟶ value the higher = better

Operational parameters

  • Temperature (T):
    –40 °C to +80 °C (+130 °C)
  • Surface pressure (p):
    max. 28 (85) MPa
  • Sliding speed (v)
    max. 150m/min
  • Fatigue(S)
    tensile fatigue strength at 20 °C and 106 stress cycles,
    1 Hz = 42 MPa
    low-cost solution for heavystressed parts up to 80 °C and
    low sliding speed.


  • stiffer
  • harder
  • ultra-high strength
  • no fibre reinforcement
  • suitable for injection molding


Available as:

  • Granules
  • Semi-finished products
  • Finished parts

Product shapes, processing methods and finished parts

Product shapes

Processing methods

  • CNC milling
  • CNC lathe
  • Conventional lathe
  • CNC automatic lathe
  • Grinding
  • Threads
  • Dressing – profiling
  • Sawing
  • Planing
  • Roughening of adhesive surfaces
  • Injection moulding
  • Welding
  • Coating – cladding
  • Labelling
  • Bonding
  • 3D printing

Finished parts

  • Precision bushings
  • Plain bearing bushes according to DIN
  • Sliding guides
  • Slideways
  • Gears
  • Track rollers
  • Spindle nuts
  • Seals
  • Scrapers
  • Gear racks
  • Toothed belt discs
  • Rudder bearings
  • Pump bearings


Application flyer

Technical data sheets

ZX-100K Material data sheet

ZX-100MT Material data sheet

Safety data sheets

ZX-100 Safety data sheet

Certificates of conformity

ZX-100K (FDA)

ZX-100K (RoHS)

Registration certificate


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