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Medical Grade Fluoropolymers

The Science Behind FEP and PTFE Fluoropolymers: Unveiling Their Medical-Grade Potential

Fluoropolymers, specifically FEP (fluorinated ethylene propylene) and PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene), are renowned for their exceptional properties and versatile applications, including their use as medical-grade materials. This article delves into the science behind FEP and PTFE fluoropolymers and explores the reasons why they are considered medical-grade products, shedding light on their potential to transform the healthcare industry. […]
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FEP and PTFE Fluoropolymers: Eco-friendly and FDA-Approved Materials for a Sustainable Future

Fluoropolymers, specifically FEP (fluorinated ethylene propylene) and PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene), have gained significant attention in recent years for their unique properties and versatile applications. These high-performance materials are not only FDA-approved for use in food contact applications but also exhibit eco-friendly characteristics, making them ideal candidates for sustainable development. This article explores the environmental benefits and […]
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sticky glue adhesion and fluoropolymers

Get Out Of A Sticky Situation

Buildup on Process Rollers and Other Equipment If you are in operations, maintenance, or technical service working in industries as diverse as paper manufacturing, printing, baking, confectionary, aerospace, biomedical, you have likely come across a common issue: contaminant buildup on process rollers. Unwanted adhesion of “stickies” often leads to product defects, reduced throughput, and machine downtime. But there […]
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Paper Rolls

Nonstick Heat Shrink Covers for Paper Manufacturing

The paper manufacturing industry is constantly looking for ways to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of its processes. One solution that has gained popularity in recent years is the use of heat shrinkable fluoropolymer covers, specifically FEP, PFA, and PTFE. These materials have unique properties that make them well-suited for a variety of applications in […]
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Teflon on SpaceX Rockets

The Applications of Fluoropolymers for Aerospace Projects

Fluoropolymers, also known as fluoroplastics, are a type of polymer with unique properties and benefits, making them the appropriate choice for many applications in the aerospace sector. These low friction plastics are produced as films, sheets, tubing, coatings, sleeves,  jackets, or custom welded solutions.  Applications for fluoropolymers in the aerospace industry include:  Decades of Working […]
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Radio Transmissibility with Fluoropolymers

Fluoropolymers have become increasingly popular in the aerospace and defense industries due to their unique combination of properties, including high thermal stability, chemical resistance, and excellent electrical properties. One application where the benefits of fluoropolymers are particularly evident is in the protection of radio antennas and sonar devices. In this article, we will explore the […]
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The Four Benefits of High-Purity Fluoropolymers

Fluoropolymers, renowned for their inert, nonstick, hydrophobic, and anti-corrosive properties, have seemingly limitless applications. They can coat nonstick rollers in the printing industry, line water and chemical tanks for transportation and storage, line cooking pans, cover the surface of both airplane wings and medical instruments, insulate cables and electrical wiring, and perform a number of […]
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Fluoropolymers on Mars Rover

Fluoropolymers In Aerospace

Fluoron™ Advanced Surface Solutions couples the extraordinary material characteristics of Fluoropolymers with our patented capabilities in plastic welding and the manufacturing, coating, and bonding of large diameter heat shrinkable tubing. Our custom fluoropolymers offer the necessary resistance and durability to withstand the intense pressures and environmental conditions bearing down on spacecraft, allowing them to survive […]
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anti static carbon infused fluoropolymers

Fluorostat – Carbon Reinforced PTFE 

Fluoropolymers are polymers (plastics) whose chemical structures are made of carbon and fluorine bonds. These bonds allow for high performing mechanical and chemical properties. The qualities for fluoropolymers include but are not limited to enhanced tensile strength, abrasion resistance, flame retardance, low friction, corrosion resistance and more. Their vast range of truly unique properties allow […]
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