What is PTFE? What is Teflon™? What is Enflon® PREM?

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:

Enflon® PREM

Filler None
Filler Content By Weight 0%


Specific Gravity 2.16
Tensile Strength @ Break (PSI) 4,000
Elongation @ Break 350%
Shore D Hardness 54
Dielectric (kV/mil) 3.7
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 AGC 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.

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Dyneon™ TFM™ PTFE
Dyneon and TFM are Trademarks of 3M.