polytetrafluoroethylene

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polytetrafluoroethylene

[¦päl·ē‚te·trə‚flür·ō′eth·ə‚lēn]
(organic chemistry)
(CF2CF2)n A highly crystalline perfluorinated polymer that is characteristically resistant to heat and chemicals.

polytetrafluoroethylene

A waxy opaque thermoplastic resin commonly known by its proprietary name Teflon; resistant to acid oxidizing agents and to alkalis; has a particularly slippery surface.
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The results of the indentation tests revealed that the simultaneous co-deposition of the PTFE and Mo[S.
Although these products are less expensive than conventional PTFE substrates, they are much more expensive than FR-4.
It can be seen that IR spectra of PE-PTFE composite coating contain the absorption bands characteristics of PE and PTFE coatings.
PTFE's vast potential applications in developing world such as China, India, Russia and other emerging countries is a key opportunity for PTFE manufacturers, that would be converted into market demand by new product and application development.
PTFE micro powders which is Zonyl MP1100, emulsion grade is an electron beam modified (500 kGy) PTFE micro powder produced by Dupont, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
The total Asia-Pacific PTFE market has been analyzed, to provide an idea of the current proceedings in the industry at the commercial level.
And because the value associated with that weight loss was close to the quantity of PTFE that was expected (15%), the material was pronounced as meeting the specified composition requirements.
Fluon PTFE and PTFE Micropowders are said to be highly cost-effective materials and are the most widely used fluoropolymers in daily life.
PTFE coatings are used to enhance the lubricity of nitinol devices, allowing them to slide easily into the human body during surgery.
PTFE micro powder or micronized PTFE is made from virgin polytetrafluoroethylene resin or recycled PTFE scrap.
Hybrid forms of PTFE with resin binders are no longer needed to keep below the nitinol transition temperature.
Asia-Pacific--The biggest market of micronized PTFE