Fluoropolymer Materials

Fluorostore sells products based on PTFE (poly-tetra-fluoro-ethylene), FEP (fluorinated-ethylene-propylene), PFA (perfluoroalkoxy), ETFE (ethylene-tetra-fluoro-ethylene), and PCTFE (poly-chloro-tri-fluoro-ethylene) fluoropolymers. The chart below shows a technical comparison among these materials. Read more about fluoropolymers.

 

Property Units PTFE FEP PFA ETFE  PCTFE
Melting Point ˚F / ˚C 621 / 327 518 / 270 581 / 305 527 / 275 410 / 210
Max. Use Temperature ˚F / ˚C 500 / 260 400 / 204 500 / 260 300 / 149 270 / 132
Tensile Strength psi / MPa 2500 / 17 3400 / 23 4000 / 27 6960 / 48 6060 / 42
Dielectric Strength (volts/µm) 18 53 80 79 500
Thermal Conductivity (Btu·in/h·ft2·°F) 1.7 1.4 1.3 1.65 1.45