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PTFE

Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) is a synthetic fluoropolymer of tetrafluoroethylene. Being hydrophobic, non-wetting, high density and resistant to high temperatures, PTFE is an incredibly versatile material with a wide variety of applications, though it's perhaps best-known for its non-stick properties.

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Features and applications

Features

Polytetrafluoroethylene is a synthetic fluoropolymer of tetrafluoroethylene that has numerous applications. The commonly known brand name of PTFE-based compositions is Teflon by Chemours, a spin-off from DuPont, which originally discovered the compound in 1938.

Color
White
Process
CNC
Advantages

PTFE is white and has the advantages of a very high temperature rating, extremely high lubricity, and being inert to most caustic fluids

Disadvantages

A disadvantage is that it’s also very soft.

Industry application recommendation

Life Sciences, Off-Highway Equipment, Fluid Power, Lawn and Garden, Off-Road Recreation Vehicles, Semiconductor.

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