tetrafluoroethylene


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a flammable gaseous fluorocarbon used in making plastics (polytetrafluoroethylene resins)

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The many stadiums China has erected to host the Olympic events are considered green marvels, including the steel-looped Beijing National Stadium, or "Bird's Nest" which includes rainwater collection, a natural ventilation system and a clear roof with inflatable ETFE cushions (made of Ethylene Tetrafluoroethylene, a kind of plastic) and the steel "Water Cube" for aquatics events, which is completely surrounded with ETFE pillows that increase light and heat penetration, cutting energy use by 30 percent.
He and his associates found that a frozen, compressed sample of tetrafluoroethylene had polymerized into a solid and formed polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) or Teflon.
It was tetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), which Dr Plunkett abbreviated to Teflon.
The fluoroplastic includes linear tetrafluoroethylene telomer as a main body that contains from six to 14 carbon atoms.
The Scotchgard products being withdrawn are electrochemical fluorination (ECF) chemistry-based, while DuPont Teflon and other fluoroprotectant formulas use a process called tetrafluoroethylene (TFE) telomerization, according to DuPont.
Recommended valve materials are alloy 20 or tetrafluoroethylene (TFE), 150-lb MSS flanged plug, gate, and ball valves with TFE sleeves, seats, and packing.
A key decision in the stadium design was to use as the roof ethylene tetrafluoroethylene, or ETFE, a durable, translucent material capable of performing well even in Minnesotas harsh climate, he said.
Aflas fluoroelastomers are copolymers of tetrafluoroethylene and propylene with high molecular weights, providing Aflas products with unique properties over conventional FKM-type fluoroelastomers.
Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), a homopolymer of tetrafluoroethylene, is a linear chain polymer of great molecular length, or a "long chain" fluorocarbon, with the chemical formula (CF2CF2)n.
Ford developed an expandable tetrafluoroethylene (TFE) copolymer powder containing 1 wt% or more co-monomer.
Open Competition: Open Tender For The Right To Enter Into An Agreement For The Provision Of Supported Metal Conductive Coating On The Film Samples Of Copolymers Of Vinylidene Fluoride With Tetrafluoroethylene And Trifluoroethylene
Fluon ETFE, a melt-processable copolymer of tetrafluoroethylene and ethylene, possesses outstanding physical toughness and high resistance to heat, chemical attack and aging.
Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) as a widely used engineering material is a synthetic fluoropolymer of tetrafluoroethylene.
Copolymers of tetrafluoroethylene and propylene, AFLAS fluoroelastomers are formulated into items such as electrical submersible pump bladders, packings, O-rings, engine seals and gaskets, sensor parts, and wire and cable coatings.
EFEP is a new ethylene tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE)-based fluoropolymer that is being worked on by various extruders," said Ral-nanathan.