Thermofiber 4242

Industrial Parts  /  TF4242

THERMOFIBER 4242 is a high friction coefficient material noted that is fully cured with phenolic resins, a NBR rubber bonding system, short brass fibers and friction modifiers.

THERMOFIBER 4242 is ideally suited for industrial calipers, static brakes, and heavily-loaded winches & cranes. TF4242 can be bonded & riveted, and is available in all popular thicknesses and in sheet sizes of 30"x30", 25"x25", and 20"x20".

AVAILABLE FORMS Flat Sheets, Special Molded Pieces

 
 

TF4242 Technical Data

COLOR Grey/Green

STRUCTURE Flexible Molded

COMPOSITION  
Metallic Yes
Aramid No

MAIN FIBER Glass

TYPE OF SERVICE Dry

COEFFICIENT OF FRICTION (μ) 0.50

TEMP FADING 590 F

WEAR RATE 45 +/-10mm3/kwh

MECHANICAL RESISTANCE
Tensile Strength 3N/mm2
Compressive Strength 190N/mm2

HARDNESS 55 +/-5

SPECIFIC GRAVITY 1.60 +/-0.05

MAX. TEMP CONTINOUS 482 F

MAX. TEMP INTERMITTENT 690 F

 

The above test data is provided for informational purposes and represents standards in controlled laboratory settings. Actual performance will vary by application and operating conditions.