• Fluoroplastics PTFE FEP

    APPLICATIONS

    Non-stick coating, gaskets, packings, bearings, high and low temperature electrical and medical applications, laboratory equipment, pump parts, thread seal tape.

    PROPERTIES

    Semi-rigid, translucent, exceptional low frictioin characteristics, superior chemical resistance, imperious to fungi or bacteria, high temperature stablilty (260'C), low temperature toughness (-160'C), good weathering resistance and electrical properties

    PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
    Tensile Strength 0.35 - 0.7 N/mm²
    Notched Impact Strength 13 - no break Kj/m²
    Thermal Coefficient of expansion 120 x 10-6
    Max Cont Use Temp 205 - 250 oC
    Density 2.14 - 2.19 g/cm3

    RESISTANCE TO CHEMICALS
    Dilute Acid ****
    Dilute Alkalis ****
    Oils and Greases ****
    Aliphatic Hydrocarbons ****
    Aromatic Hydrocarbons ****
    Halogenated Hydrocarbons * variable
    Alcohols ****

    KEY * poor ** moderate *** good **** very good

    CURRENT CASE STUDIES

     

    Fluoroplastics Case Study Thread sealing tape in unsintered PTFE. Good chemical resistance and non-stick properties ensure easy removal of the seal for maintenance.