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Tarnodur A (PBT)
Tarnodur A (PBT)

Trade name: Tarnodur A (PBT) – modified grades
Chemical name: Polybutylene terephthalate (PBT)
PKWiU – 24.16.40-90.3
(for tax purposes)

Tarnodur A (PBT) is a range of modified engineering plastic grades in the form of granulate produced on the basis of thermoplastic polyesters - polybutylene terephthalate (PBT), used in injection moulding manufacturing.

The main properties of Tarnodur A are:See more
  • high thermal resistance,
  • mechanical strength and rigidity,
  • excellent dielectric properties,
  • low moisture absorption,
  • high dimensional stability,
  • excellent processing properties.
Application and usesSee more


  • fibreglass reinforced grades – used in manufacturing of products with increased mechanical strength and rigidity, especially in the automotive industry, electrical engineering, for producing machine parts,
  • flame-retardant halogen-free grades – used in manufacturing of electrical engineering and electronics products with decreased flammability; does not release toxic gases during burning and is not susceptible to releasing smoke,
  • flame-retardant grades containing halogen derivative compounds – used in manufacturing of electrical engineering and electronics products with decreased flammability.


Packing and transportSee more
Tarnodur A is packed in:
  • ALU/PE welded bags, with the net weight of 25 kg, which are formed on pallets with weight up to 1000 kg and wrapped with stretch foil, 
  • into octabins with net mass up to 1000 kg , 
  • other kind of packaging agreed with customer.
Loading units on pallets are wrapped in stretch foil. Changes in packaging and marking is allowed if agreed with customer.
Tarnodur A should be transported in covered means of transport.Transport conditions should protect the bags from damage, moisture and impurities. The piling of pallets is not allowed. 
Tarnodur A is not a hazardous product according to ADR, RID and IMDG regulations. 
StorageSee more
Tarnodur A should be stored in closed original packaging of the producer in dry rooms with temperature 10-300C and maximum 65% relative humidity, at least 1m away from heating devices. The bags with granulate should be transferred from the cold storage room into the warm workshop about 24 hrs before the material is to be used, to balance the temperatures and prevent moisture condensation. 
Service and supportSee more
Striving to provide the highest standard of customer service, Azoty Tarnów offers professional support for as part of customer service for plastics consumers.
Service includes:
  • conducting R&D work in the field of caprolactam and plastics in order to improve the quality of products and processes, developing new quality, technological and application solutions, 
  • developing new grades of plastics,
  • managing product development in terms of quality and cost,
  • manufacturing pilot runs of new and improved products for testing by potential customers,
  • improving the quality of plastics based on new technological solutions and customers' comments and opinions,
  • technological support for customers during new plastics' implementation,
  • developing technical information about products and their application potential,
  • training, technical support, certification support,
  • conducting new project development with the customer,
  • technological support for clients in the event of processing and application problems with the supplied material
  • participation in determining the validity of and reasons for complaints, according to the process regulated by Azoty Tarnów's PJ-806 "Customer Complaints" procedure,
  • plastic quality control according to customer requirements,
  • additional testing required by the client and not included in the technical questionnaires,
  • testing and certification of plastics according to customer requirements as well as the relevant regulations and directives at domestic and foreign institutions,
  • quality compliance declarations in accordance with the relevant regulations, directives and requirements: REACH, contact with food and potable water, testing for banned substances,
  • analysis of non-standard customer enquiries,
  • analysis of customers' technical specifications and quality standards.
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