APP’s ProTek Rods serve as a barrier between a metallic pipe and the metallic support. The ProTek Rod is made out of a durable thermoplastic material. It effectively prevents pipe corrosion by inhibiting a corrosion cell from forming, thus prolonging the life of your piping system.
ProTek Rod Diagram
The ProTek Rod isolates the metallic pipe and prevents a corrosion cell from forming.
The ProTek Rod is made from an thermoplastic (acetal homopolymer) which has a compressive strength of 15,000 psi, operates in temperatures up to 180° and can be made in a wide variety of lengths.
ProTek Rod Specifications
|ProTek Rod Specifications
|Composition||Thermoplastic (acetal homopolymer)|
|Tensile Strength (ASTM D638)||9,500 psi|
|Elongation (ASTM D638)||30%|
|Flexural Strength (ASTM D790)||12,000 psi|
|Shear Strength (ASTM D732)||8,000 psi|
|Compressive Strength (ASTM D695)||15,000 psi|
|Izod Impact Strength (ASTM D256)||1.0 ft-lbs/in|
|Temperature limit||Continuous service up to 180°F|
|Potential Accessories||ProTek Coated U-Bolt|
|Custom Manufacturing||ProTek Rods come in various lengths to best meet your needs|
|Installation||The ProTek Rod is anchored to a structural support with either the ProTek U-bolt or a standard bolt.|
|Pricing||Build a quote to see pricing on all of our standard products|