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What does PTFE stand for?

PTFE stands for Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon)

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16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) in Tons by the following End-Use Industries: Transportation, Chemical Processing, Electrical & Electronics, and Others.
The modifying co-monomer present in an amount of less than one weight percent, based on the weight of the TMHPTFE, the at least one TMHPTFE present in an amount of between 50 weight percent and 90 weight percent based on the total solids weight of all fluoropolymers in the composition; at least one melt-processible fluoropolymer (MPF) selected from perfluoroalkoxy (PFA) and methylflouroalkoxy (MFA), the MPF present in an amount of between 10 weight percent and 50 weight percent based on the total solids weight of all fluoropolymers in the composition, and having a melt flow index (MFI) greater than 10 g/10 min; and wherein the composition lacks low molecular weight polytetrafluoroethylene (LPTFE) having a number average molecular weight (Mn) of less than 500,000.
The inner fluoroplastic liner comprises a composite of expanded polytetrafluoroethylene and a fluoroplastic polymer resulting in improved flex life over single component fluoroplastics.
Interstate Specialty Products manufactures custom die-cut gaskets made from virgin and filled polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) in all shapes and sizes to match machine, pump and valve housings.
The easy-to-use chart for microporous filter materials features a performance characteristics table highlighting pertinent performance criteria for the company's broad range of mixed cellulose ester (MCE), polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF), polyether sulfone (PES), polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) and ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene (UPE) membranes.