Most of the world know PTFE as the trademark name, Teflon, which is a non-stick coating on cookware such as non-stick pans. But uses for PTFE and the applications it plays into goes much further than just cookware.
PTFE has grown popularity worldwide and is found in services worldwide in many critical industries such as aerospace, fouls, semi-conductors and pharmaceuticals, just to name a few. Examples of applications can range from aircraft wiring to computer circuit boards.
Constructed of Carbon and Fluorine molecules, PTFE has characteristics that include the resistance to corrosive chemicals, water and UV rays. It has the ability to withstand extremely hot and cold temperatures and possesses a low coefficient of friction. It is also a great insulator from electricity.
There are many types of PTFE available in the marketplace and understanding each ones characteristics will make it easy for you to make your pick. They include;