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Rulon® Material Families

"Rulon®,” a Saint-Gobain brand, is a family of proprietary, homogeneous materials mostly of  PTFE based resins, engineered and developed with specific custom applications in mind.  Many specialty versions are available upon request.
The Rulon® product line includes a variety of high-performance bearings and components, which meet today's need for enhanced wear performance in a PTFE based material.  Primarily used in mechanical, electrical and chemical applications, Rulon® withstands a variety of harsh environments such as extreme dryness, cryogenic temperatures, water, steam and hydrocarbon fuel.


Features and Benefits

Specifications Met*

  • Self lubricating
  • High wear life
  • Harsh environments
  • Chemical resistance
  • Extreme temperature and pressure
  • Static dissipation
  • Electrical insulation


  • USDA
  • USP Class VI
  • FDA compliant grades


*Not all grades meet and comply with all specifications; Contact Us to learn more.


Popular Grades

Rulon AR 

Rulon J 


Rulon LR  

Rulon W2 


Rulon® AR  

Long life, reliable, non-lubricated service

Rulon® J  

Low abrasion and long life for soft surfaces

Rulon® LR  

Low deformation and chemical resistance

Rulon® W2  

Fresh water use


Rulon XL 


Rulon 123 


Rulon 142 


Rulon 488  

Rulon® XL  

Low friction and outgassing for aluminum use


Rulon® 123  

Low, consistent friction for most surfaces


Rulon® 142  

Low deformation for linear slides and bearings

Rulon® 488  

Ideal for dry use on most surfaces


Rulon 641 

Rulon 945 

Rulon 957 

Rulon 1045

Rulon® 641  

FDA compliant for most surfaces


Rulon® 945  

Lowest deforming for high heat and impact


Rulon® 957  

Noise dampening bearing grade

Rulon® 1045  

High elongation, moderate deformation


 Rulon 1337

Rulon 1410


Rulon 1439


Rulon® 1337  

Low friction, high chemical resistance and FDA compliant


Rulon® 1410  

Low friction, high chemical resistance


Rulon® 1439  

FDA compliant, lowest wear in submerged uses