What engineers need to know about Tufnol laminates
Selecting the right material
Correct material selection is essential to successful performance.
The technical requirements of working environment, material properties and component performance must be balanced with economic factors such as cost, availability and production methods.
Choosing the right grade of laminates
Tufnol laminates have a wide range of characteristics and it is important to select the correct type for each application.
By highlighting the most common materials and their characteristics, the information on this website should assist in selecting the material most suited to your needs.
Technical advice and information
Technical advice and information are freely available from Tufnol on both the common and the more sophisticated products in our range.
Application Guide For Tufnol Laminates Typical choices
|Application Requirements||Phenolic Paper Grades||Phenolic Paper Grades||Epoxy Paper and Cotton Grades||Polyester Glass Grades||Glass Fabric Grades|
|Low voltage insulation||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|High voltage insulation||✓||X||✓||✓||✓|
|Low water absorption||✓||X||✓||✓||✓|
|Resistance to environment||X||✓||✓||✓||✓|