Acetal, also known by the brand name Delrin, is a thermoplastic first made by DuPont around 1952.
Acetal is typically available as two types of resins; homopolymer acetal (POM-H) and copolymer acetal (POM-C).


  • Low friction
  • High stiffness
  • High strength-to-weight ratio
  • Good dimensional stability
  • Good machinability
  • Good heat resistance and thermal stability


  • Bearings
  • Gears
  • Guitar Picks
  • Cutlery
  • Electrical insulation
  • Vinyl siding
  • Window profiles