Teflon


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Teflon,

trade name for a solid, chemically inert polymerpolymer
, chemical compound with high molecular weight consisting of a number of structural units linked together by covalent bonds (see chemical bond). The simple molecules that may become structural units are themselves called monomers; two monomers combine to form a dimer,
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 of tetrafluoroethylene (C2F4), F2C=CF2. Stable up to temperatures around 572°F; (300°C;), Teflon is used in electrical insulation, gaskets, and in making low-adhesion surfaces, e.g., for nonstick cookware.

Teflon

a trademark for polytetrafluoroethylene when used in nonstick cooking vessels
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Two different geometries were employed: in one a monoenergetic and monodirectional pencil beam of neutrons impinges on a cylindrical Teflon sheet placed above the Ge detector, Fig.
lvo Erren, Sales Representative at DuPont Fluoropolymer Solutions, stated: "Teflon PFA 350T-J and Teflon PFA 450HP have become the materials of choice for PEA lined products in both corrosive and highly permeating environments.
Se ha documentado que en animales el teflon puede producir cambios importantes en el cerebro, la prostata, el higado, el timo y los rinones; asimismo, se ha asociado con tumores en pancreas, higado, testiculos y glandulas mamarias; otro hallazgo es que debilita el sistema inmunologico y causa problemas de tiroides.
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1) Currently available materials include bovine collagen, hydroxyapatite, Gelfoam, autologous fat, micronized acellular human dermis, hyaluronan, and Teflon (polytetrafluoroethylene).
Plunkett Award submissions can use any DuPont fluoropolymer, such as Teflon, Nation, Tedlar, Tefzel and Zonyl fluoropolymers, films, fibers, finishes, coatings or other DuPont fluoropolymer products covered under the Teflon trademark.
And although DuPont, the nation's sole Teflon manufacturer, likes to chirp that its product makes "cleanup a breeze," it is now becoming apparent that cleansing ourselves of PFOA is nearly impossible.
It remains unclear if DuPont will be able to manufacture a PFOA-free version of Teflon after phasing out the chemical.
Application Data: According to the company, the Teflon hose and couplings are ideal for demanding injection molding applications.