PTFE stands for PolyTetraFluoroEthylene, a synthetic fluoropolymer of tetrafluoroethylene with an enormous number of applications. PolyTetraFluoroEthylene is the chemical term for the polymer (C2F4)n.
Teflon™ is a registered trademark and a brand name (Teflon ®) owned by Chemours (formally DuPont) and is used on a range of products. Teflon™ is not a specific chemical or product name.
Enflon® PREM is Enflo’s premium PTFE that is comparable to other premium branded PTFE offerings. Enflon® PREM has the following physical properties:
|Filler Content By Weight||0%|
|Tensile Strength @ Break (PSI)||4,000|
|Elongation @ Break||350%|
|Shore D Hardness||54|
|Max operating temp (◦F /◦C)||500/260|
Other manufacturers of PTFE resins and their trademarks are:
TEFLON ® is a registered trademark of Chemours.
FLUON ® is a registered trademark of AGF Ltd.
DYNEON ® is a registered trademark of 3M.
POLYFLON ® is a registered trademark of Daikin Industries, Ltd.
ALGOFLON ® is a registered trademark of Solvay, Ltd.
Each of these large chemical companies, plus several others, manufacture and polymerize PTFE resins used by Enflo in its course of business.