polyvinylidene fluoride

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polyvinylidene fluoride

[¦päl·i·vī′nil·ə‚dēn ′flu̇r‚īd]
(organic chemistry)
Fluorocarbon polymer made from vinylidene fluoride, (H2C=CF2); has good tensile and compressive strength and high impact strength; used in chemical equipment for gaskets, impellers, and other pump parts, and for drum linings and protective coatings.
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PVDF Membrane market worldwide is projected to grow by US$361.7 Thousand, guided by a compounded growth of 7.2%.
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The new Kynar PVDF powder coatings should be considered for the protection of small metal chemical storage tanks, high purity manufacturing components, valves, pumps, ducts, and other chemical handling or mining equipment subjected to acids, halogenated chemicals, petrochemicals, continued abrasion, and continuous exposure temperatures of up to 95[degrees]C.
Global volume consumption of Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF), standing at 35.5 thousand metric tons in 2012, is forecast to be 46.1 thousand metric tons in 2016 and projected to reach 69.2 thousand metric tons by 2022 at a CAGR of 7% between 2016 and 2022.
Moreover enhance processability of PEEK by blending with PVDF which is known as low crystallinity polymer(LCP)in the same time reducing the cost of bioimplants.
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