Turfnol Whale

Turfnol Whale

Tufnol® Whale® Brand is a Medium-weave Phenolic Cotton Laminate (SRBF – Synthetic Resin Bonded Fabric). It is a well rounded engineering plastic that suit many purposes. It has good properties that are high strength, good toughness and good weatherability.


Whale Tufnol sheet material is produced in a similar way to plywood and, as a result, is quite rigid double that of nylon. It has many uses but as said above is a good general purpose plastic that can be used in many different applications such as gears, spacers, jigs and low voltage insulation etc.




Thickness:       0.4 to 228.6mm (1/64″ to 9″)

Sheet Sizes:    1220 x 1220mm approx. 1600 x 1220mm approx.

For guaranteed minimum sheet sizes, refer to TUFNOL Ltd. For 1600 mm long sheets, minimum order quantities may apply.

Round Rod

Diameter: 3.2 to 228.6mm (1/8″ to 9″)

Lengths approx:  1200mm for dia. 3.2 to 120.6mm 584mm for dia. 104.8 to 228.6mm

Round Tube

Inside diameter:   6.3 to 203.2mm (1/4″ to 8″)

Outside diameter: 9.5 to 228.6mm (3/8″ to 9″)

Wall thickness must be less than inside diameter.

Length approx  584 for o.d. up to 15.1mm, 1200 for o.d. 9.5 to 120.6, 584 for o.d. 101.6 to 228.6

Rectangular Bar

Sizes  4.8 x 4.8mm to 76.2 x 88.9mm (3/16″ x 3/16″ to 3″ x 3 1/2″)

Length approx:    1200mm

Rectangular Tube

Internal size:        4.8 x 4.8mm to 69.8 x 69.8mm (3/16″ x 3/16″ to 2 3/4″ x 2 3/4″)

Lengths approx: 584mm for size 9.5 x 9.5 or smaller 1200mm for sizes larger


Cut from rectangular tube.       Deduct 3.2mm from relevant internal dimension to allow for tool cut.


Outside size:        6.3 x 9.5mm to 149.2 x 149.2mm (1/4″ x 3/8″ to 5 7/8″ x 5 7/8″)

Wall thickness   1.6 to 9.5mm (1/16″ to 3/8″)

Length approx   1200mm

Hexagon Bar

Across flats :        0.445″ to 1.100″ (11.3 to 28.0mm)

The across flats dimensions are machined to suit Metric, Whitworth or other standard hexagon sizes.

Length approx:    1200mm

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