Hostaform® polyoxymethylene copolymer possesses a linear structure with a highly crystalline quality that provides a variety of characteristics: Outstanding wear, long-term fatigue, toughness and creep resistance as well as excellent resistance to moisture, solvents and strong alkalis. Its chemical structure provides a higher stability to thermal and oxidative degradation compared to acetal homopolymers.
Most grades comply with FDA and EU food contact regulations (2002/72 EC), and standard Hostaform® products have successfully passed drinking water testing at WRAS, KTW and NSF. MT grades, with an active Drug Master File (No. 11559), comply with USP Class VI guidelines. All Hostaform® products are also available in a wide array of colors that do not contain heavy metals.