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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The neutron simulation "measures" the production yield of the [sup.16]N nuclei in Teflon cylinders of different thicknesses.
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.
(1) If the operative field is potentially infected (as in Case 1), or potentially contaminated (as in Case 2), the implantation of non-absorbable Teflon felt into the soft tissues results in a foreign body reaction that is prone to secondary infection.
Where, [W.sub.g] and [W.sub.0] are the weights of grafted and un-grafted Teflon membranes, respectively.
Teflon brand coatings were originally introduced for use in coating cookware, bakeware and small electrical appliances, industrial applications and other specialty coatings applications but is now widely used to finish and protect apparel, textile, paint coatings, and other diverse surface applications.
Surgeon Joseph Marzouk has already applied Teflon in other surgeries with great results.
For the azimuth bearing, try adding a shimmed ring of Teflon around the rocker box's pivot bolt to offload some of the weight pressing on the main Teflon pads.
(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.
2 PAINT the colour using International One Coat Tile Paint with Teflon Surface Protector.