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Teflon™ Fluoropolymers in Energy, Oil, and Gas Industries

Enhancing Equipment Performance and Lowering Operation Costs

As the world's population rises exponentially, meeting new demands for energy adds pressure to global oil and gas operations. Facility operations must also comply with new safety regulations. This more complex oil and gas market requires manufacturers and drillers to reduce downtime, optimize equipment life, and lower operating costs.

Teflon™ fluoropolymers are useful in the oil and gas and energy sectors because they can coat a variety of substrates, including carbon, steel, steel alloys, brass, and aluminum. Teflon™ fluoropolymers are also the go-to solution for many production and manufacturing issues due to their low coefficient of friction, chemical inertness, dielectric stability, and extreme temperature tolerance.

These fluoropolymers are the ideal choice to handle:

  • Sticking
  • Release
  • Heavy wear and abrasion
  • Extreme temperatures
  • High loads
  • Contaminant buildup
  • Corrosion
  • Extreme purity requirements

Cabling Solutions for Oil and Gas

Deep well exploration and drilling operations subject instrumentation to extreme temperatures, pressures, corrosion, and abrasion. Teflon™ fluoropolymer resins have durable characteristics—like electrical resistance in temperatures up to 288 °C (550 °F)—making them ideal for insulation and jacketing, corrosion resistance, and more. Learn more.

StreaMax™ Heat Exchangers

Teflon™ fluoropolymer coatings can also be used in heat exchangers for oil and gas. The StreaMax™ coating or lining for pipes and tubes can maximize well productivity and minimize costs. Learn more.

Flue Gas Heat Exchangers

The power generation and waste incineration industries need technology that meets their targets for sustainability, reduced carbon emissions, and heat recovery, while still maintaining energy efficiency.

Teflon™ fluoropolymer pressure tubing provides long-term hydrostatic pressure performance and corrosion resistance. The tubing also protects flue gas heat exchangers from damage caused by extreme temperatures. Learn more.

Solar Panels

Teflon™ films provide an effective alternative to the glass used in lamination processes on which solar power systems rely. See how Teflon™ fluoropolymers increase the performance of solar panels. Learn more.