The polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) was created by DuPont laboratories under the name Teflon ®. It is a very versatile resin that stands out for its wide thermal spectrum (from -200 to + 260 ° C), resistance to most aggressive products and excellent frictional properties, both static and dynamic. It also has FDA certification for food use, does not absorb humidity and is not affected by weather or sun exposure. PTFE is undoubtedly the ideal raw materials for chemical, laboratories, food and pharmaceutical industries.
PTFE is presented in rigid plates, film, bars, tubes, etc. It serves to fabricate flat gaskets, O-rings, machined parts, envelopes, etc. It is such a versatile material that derivatives have been created for different applications: