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Updated to Q3 2019
Supply of POM will remain balanced in the third quarter of the year, with no issues expected to impact production. Demand for POM is also likely to remain weak in the third quarter of the year, resulting in limited consumption of material.
Demand for POM will likely be stable or slightly weaker in the third quarter. There is typically some reduction in demand in August as players take summer holidays and some downstream automotive production is shut down. However, a distributor said that some of these shutdowns happened in April as a preparation for disruption following the UK’s anticipated exit from the EU on 29 March.
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Polyacetal or POM is a crystalline plastic often used for technical applications due to its strength, ductility (ability to be drawn into threads without breaking) and good machinability. Its properties make it suitable for click connections (e.g. bicycle lamp holders). The material is known for its stiffness, strength and hardness up to 120ºC, and is as elastic as many metals. It is wear resistant and has a very low friction coefficient. The colour is opaque white, and carbon black can be added to protect the product from UV-light.
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