Torlon® AI-10 is a polyamideimide (PAI) powder developed for the performance coatings industry. As a liquid polymer solution, the resin is incorporated into the formulation of engineered coatings; often as the principal primer, binder, or high temperature adhesive component. As a powder, the resin is used in specialty composites and unique dry spray applications. Coatings based on the Torlon® AI-10 polymer yield durable, abrasion resistant, thermally stable films that do not exhibit unwanted thermoplastic properties. The resin has superior resistance to organic solvents and a wide array of other commercial and industrial chemicals. Outstanding tribological characteristics are afforded both by the resin as well as its unparalleled intra-coat adhesion to fluoropolymers. Coatings based on AI-10 polymer have been shown to be cost effective in electrical/electronic, high temperature decorative and corrosion preventative applications. Magnet wire insulation and protective coatings for printed circuit boards are some of the electrical uses. Industrial applications include primers and decorative topcoats for cookware, appliances and housewares. AI-10 polymer has been combined with fluoropolymers to produce high-performance, low-friction, corrosion-resistant coatings that provide protection to saw blades, gears, carburetor needles and lawn and garden tools. Torlon AI-10 is also used for high-strength, high-temperature adhesives. Excellent bond strengths have been observed with stainless steel, aluminum and titanium alloys and polyimide films. A special grade (called AI-10 LM) has been developed to reduce the amount of residual methylene dianline (MDA) monomer to below the 1000ppm level specified in hazard communication regulations. A water soluable analogue of AI-10 (called Torlon® AI-30) is also available.


Segments Applications
Food Packaging & Processing Food Processing
Food Packaging & Processing Metal
Segments Applications End uses
Household Goods Cooking Appliances Consumer Antistick
Textiles & Sport Equipment Textiles & Fibers
Household Goods Power Tools & Garden
Sports & Leisure Sports & Leisure
Segments Applications
Industrial Equipment Industrial Equipment Parts
Segments Applications End uses
Propulsion Nacelles Thurst reversers
Fixed Wing Aircraft Interiors
Critical Operating Systems Hydrolic & Fluids Systems
Critical Operating Systems Fuel Management Systems

Processing Method

  • Coating
  • Solution Processing

Chemical categories

Chemical category Chemical family Chemical product
Thermoplastic polymers Polyamide-imides PAI (Polyamide-imide)

Product Functions

  • Fuel Resistant
  • Acid Resistant
  • Mineral/Synthetic Oil Resistant
  • Dielectric Properties
  • Non Flammable
  • Flame Retardant
  • High Hardness
  • Low CLTE
  • Good Adhesion
  • Laser Weldable
  • Good Processing Stability
  • Good Thermal Stability
  • High Heat Resistant


Physical form

Compliance Info

  • IMDS
  • WEEE
  • RoHS Compliance
  • Food Contact
One or more drinking water/plumbing or food contact listings may exist, please contact your Account Manager for specifications.

Region of availability

  • Not available in Africa & Middle East
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America

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