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What Marelon Is

About Marelon®

 

Marelon Product Overview PDF

 

Marelon® is a proprietary formulation of polymar composite compounds using composite reinforced polymer and additives to produce a superior marine-grade product.

 

  • For use above and below the waterline
  • Precision molded plumbing systems
  • Complete freedom from corrosion
  • U.L. and A.B.Y.C. approved
  • Forespar "93" series valves and thru-hull fittings meet all design criteria and exceed all mechanical property requirements specified by the International Standards Organization

 

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Marelon® Comparision Chart 

 

 

U.V. Degradation

Corrosion Resistance

Abrasion Resistance

Tensil Strength**

Flexural Modulus***

ABYC* Reg.

U.L.* Reg.

Total Score

MARELON®

10

10

10

10 (27,000psi)

10 (1,300,000mPa)

10

10

70

NYLON

6

10

5

10 (12,000psi)

4 (410,000mPa)

0

0

35

ACETAL

5

10

6

5 (10,000psi)

5 (450,000mPa)

0

0

31

PVC

3

10

2

3 (5,015psi)

3 (434,000mPa)

0

0

21

POLYPROPYLENE

8

10

7

2 (4,150psi)

2 (75,000mPa)

10

10

29

BRONZE

10

4

10

10 (35,000psi)

10 (15,000,000mPa)

10

10

64

BRASS

10

0

10

10 (45,000psi)

10 (11,000.00mPa)

0

0

40

* MINIMUM PHYSICAL PROPERTIES REQUIRED FOR APPROVAL ARE: Tensil strength 10,900psi 75mPa. Flexural modulus 500,000psi 3480mPa

** Value by test to ASTM D638 (American Society of Testing & Materials) Marelon is a registered trademark of Forespar Products Corporation.

***Value ny test to ASTM D790 (American Society of Testing & Mate

 

 

 

 

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