• Rulon 1439

    Rulon® 1439 | FDA Compliant and Lowest Wear

Another of our FDA-compliant materials, Rulon 1439 excels in submerged applications.  Its unique properties enable excellent wear in food and pharmaceutical bearing applications.

With a white, stain-resistant color, the material is aesthetically pleasing, and promotes sanitation. It is compatible with most lubricants, and gives better wear than most PTFE compounds. Contact us to see if Rulon 1439 is the right choice for your application.




Max Load "P" (psi) Mpa: 1,000/6.9
Max Speed "V" (fpm) m/s: 400/2.0
Max "PV" (psi-fpm) (Mpa • m/s): 10,000/0.35

Mating Surface Steel and Stainless Steel

Rb25 and higher


FDA compliant, steam, wet, dry, vacuum

Relative Rating (1=Low, 5=High)

Coefficient of friction: 3
Creep resistance: 4
Insulative property: Yes

Rod and Tube

Extruded up to 10' long
Molded up to 12" long
Extruded 2" max O.D.
Molded 47" max O.D.
Precision grinding or machining available for some sizes

Sheet and Tape

Tape 38" width max. Skived up to 1/4" thick
Molded up to 24" x 3" thick. Max thickness 3"
Precision grinding or machining available on thickness


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Full machining capabilities available

Automatic Molding

Custom bearings
Components, near-net


Rods and tubes
Specialty profiles

Hand Molding

Rod, sheet, and tube


Custom machined parts


Tapes and thin sheet

Stamping and forming

Bearings and glides

Rulon 1439 Spec Sheet
Rulon Grades Comparison Chart
Rulon White Paper
Rulon Case Studies