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PTFE

PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene)

PTFE is often required for critical applications in which a.o. high temperatures, chemical resistance, low friction are important. The main difference in the fluoropolymers is that PTFE is not melt-processable while all other fluoropolymers are. Standard PTFE is not suitable for injection molding, blow molding or vacuum forming (though Moldflon is).

Key properties

• Excellent chemical resistance
• Working temperature -190°C to +260°C
• Greatest resistance to fatigue (Wöhler curve)
• FDA approved
• Flame resistant - UL94V0
• Antistick properties
• Low co-efficient of friction
• UV-resistant (does not age)
• Not hygroscopic (water absorption < 0,01%)
• Very good dielectric dielectric insulation properties

Possibilities

PTFE tubing
Cleanroom PTFE tubing
• Special PTFE profiles
• PTFE Monofilament/rod
• PTFE Spirals
• Multilumen
• Filled: glass, carbon, graphite, pigment
• Etched PTFE
• PTFE Paste
• PTFE Spray
• PTFE welding liners
PTFE sheet
PTFE film/foil
PTFE rod
PTFE pipe
• Coating with PTFE
etc.

Technical information

PTFE is often used in the Medical industry, Aerospace, Oil&Gas/Petrochemical, Semi-conductor, Packing&Food industry and other demanding industries.
Additional information about the properties of PTFE can be found under the technical data sheets.

More information?

Please contact our sales engineers if you require more information, an inquiry or to evaluate samples. Or download our technical data sheets.

Datasheet General properties PTFE

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