Increase Uptime and Reduce Maintenance
Teflon™ fluoropolymers are useful across many applications due to unique characteristics that include:
- High temperature resistance
- Low coefficients of friction
- Inert and resistant to chemicals
- Unique electrical properties
- Nonstick properties
Low-Friction Coatings Increase Process Performance
Teflon™ fluoropolymer coatings have high molecular weights, which give them their low coefficients of friction. A low coefficient of friction benefits applications that require parts to slide against one another without causing damage. Teflon™ fluoropolymer coatings perform better than other coatings in many applications, including:
- Fuel and hydraulic lines
- Automotive components
- Oil and gas equipment
- Heat exchangers
Within these applications, any products treated with Teflon™ fluoropolymers will demonstrate higher productivity, better efficiency, and increased flow. Products that benefit from these treatments include:
- Pipe, hose, and tubing
- Linings for metal vessels, piping, pumps, and valves
- Components for valves and pumps
The abrasion-resistant properties of Teflon™ fluoropolymers ensure decreased friction when coated parts rub together. This helps increase uptime, decrease time required for cleaning and maintenance, and enhance durability of tools and equipment, all of which lead to better performance and higher productivity in manufacturing. Learn more.
The nonstick quality of Teflon™ fluoropolymers make clean up easier for industrial machinery. Its low coefficient of friction means that anything it coats has less resistance, helping materials and parts move easier.
The ability of Teflon™ fluoropolymers to ensure that materials can be cleaned easily and are well lubricated make them a good choice for applications needing increased flow. Nonstick coatings also prevent fouling, allowing pipes and tubes coated with Teflon™ fluoropolymers to resist contamination and die buildup.