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Comparative Properties of Fluoropolymer Insulating and Jacketing Compounds

Properties

FEP

Teflon

Tefzel

(ETFE)

TFE

Teflon

Solef/Kynar

(PVDF)/PVF

Halar

(E-CTFE)

Oxidation Resistance

O E O O O
Heat Resistance O E O O O
Oil Resistance O E E-O E O
Low-Temp Flexibility O E O F O
Weather, Sun Resistance O E O E-O O
Ozone Resistance E E O E E
Abrasion Resistance E E O E E
Electrical Properties E E E G-E E
Flame Resistance O G E E E-O
Nuclear Radiation Resistance P-G E P E E
Water Resistance E E E E E
Acid Resistance E E E G-E E
Alkali Resistance E E E E E

Aliphatic Hydrocarbons Resistance

(Gasoline, Kerosene, etc.)

E E E E E

Aromatic Hydrocarbons Resistance

(Benzol, Toluol, etc.)

E E E G-E E

Halogenated Hydrocarbons Resistance

(Degreaser Solvents)

E E E G E
Alcohol Resistance E E E E E
Underground Burial E E E E E

 

These ratings are based on average performance of general purpose compounds. Any given property can usually be improved by the use of selective compounding.

 

Legend
P Poor
F Fair
G Good
E Excellent
O Outstanding

 

Teflon and Tefzel are Dupont trademarks

Halar is an Ausimont Corporation trademark

Solef is a Solvay trademark

Kynar is a Pennwalt Corporation trademark

 

Disclaimer: Great effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information presented, but errors or omissions may occur. 

This listing of information is presented as a courtesy and does not ensure that a product with these specifications is available. 

Specification and availability should be confirmed with a call to your local PCS sales office.