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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Instead, he came up with polytetraflouroethylene, commonly known as Teflon, which was first used in the manufacture of gaskets and valves for the atomic bomb.
The final circuit was constructed on a 1[inch] x 0.5[inch], 20-mil-thick polytetraflouroethylene board.
"A Conductive Bonding Adhesive System for High Frequency Applications" was presented by Dan Gosselin of M-Wave/Poly Circuits Division, describing elastomeric adhesives for adhering polytetraflouroethylene (PTFE) PCBs to heavy metal ground planes.
Traditionally, RF connectors use a polytetraflouroethylene (PTFE) dielectric and are either mechanically or epoxy captivated.
Polytetraflouroethylene (PTFE)-based substrates have satisfied the electrical needs of these applications, but at a fabrication cost premium.