PTFE

PTFE, often used in cookware coating, has become a household name for its slick, non-stick qualities. As an industrial material, PTFE has exceptional chemical resistance, high and low temperature durability, a low coefficient of friction and superb insulating qualities.

Applications
  • Chemical Processing
  • High Heat Resistance
  • Cookware Coatings
  • Sliding Surfaces
  • Gaskets
  • Seals
  • Tubing
  • Liners
  • Spacers
  • Lab Equipment
  • High and Low-Temperature Equipment
  • Chemical Shields

Benefits

  • Can operate in heat as high as 500ºF.
  • While not ideal for abrasive applications, toughness can be improved with the addition of fillers such as glass fiber and carbon.
  • PTFE Sheets - Sheet is molded, or skived, and available in thicknesses from 0.005" up to 7.5", in sizes ranging from 12" x 12" to 54" x 54". Sheet is available etched on one side to facilitate adhesive bonding.
  • PTFE Rods - Extruded or molded PTFE rods available in stock diameters ranging from 0.125" to 30".
  • PTFE Tubing - Extruded or molded PTFE tubing available in outer diameter (O.D.) dimensions of 0.0625" up to 60".

Flouropolymers (PTFE, FEP, PFA, PVDF and Modified ETFE) Tech Sheet

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