fluorocarbon fiber

fluorocarbon fiber

[¦flu̇r·ō′kär·bən ′fī·bər]
(organic chemistry)
Fiber made from a fluorocarbon resin, such as polytetrafluoroethylene resin.
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Teflon A registered trademark of DuPont for fluorocarbon fibers with unusually high resistance to chemicals and heat.
The types of high-performance fibers being considered in this research service include carbon fibers, carbon precursor fibers, fluorocarbon fibers, fibers made from high-density polyethylene and melamine, meta-aramid fibers, para-aramid fibers, polybenzimidazole fibers, polyimide fibers, polylactide fibers, polyphenylene benzobisoxazole fibers, and polyphenylene sulfide fibers.