polytetrafluoroethylene

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Related to Polytetraflouroethylene: Teflon, Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene
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a trademark for a material used to coat cooking utensils and in industrial applications where sticking is to be avoided

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Roy Plunkett, a DuPont researcher in New Jersey, discovered the polymer polytetraflouroethylene later known as Teflon.
Specifically, the Allies' ability to capitalize on interwar discoveries in synthetic rubber, polyamide, polyethylene, and polytetraflouroethylene influenced the outcome of World War II by enabling the Allies to shoot, move, and communicate with greater ease, reliability, and lethality than could German and Japanese forces.
Behind the Technology: The consistent performance of the vents is due to the hydrophobic an oleophobic characteristics of the membrane itself--expanded polytetraflouroethylene (ePTFE).
Texloc is a maker of industrial convoluted and corrugated tubing, high purity polytetraflouroethylene (PTFE) tubing for general industrial purposes and PTFE capillary tubing for instrumentation and medical devices.
The use of polytetraflouroethylene (PTFE) as a dielectric substrate represents a mature technology in the field of RF/microwave circuit design.
Commonly known today as the "Bal Seal," the canted-coil, spring-energized polytetraflouroethylene (PTFE) seal, and the subsequent engineered applications that derived from the seal and spring technology he developed, provide unique solutions for critical applications in a host of industries where performance is paramount.