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Elmet Technologies
Afton Plastics 280 Ethylene Tetrafluoroethylene
Categories: Polymer; Thermoplastic; Fluoropolymer; ETFE/ECTFE

Material Notes: Afton plastics produces shapes and components from Chemours Tefzel™ ETFE, a modified copolymer of ethylene and tetrafluoroethylene that is often used in applications that demand mechanical toughness with thermal and chemical resistance.

Product Benefits: Temperature range: -150°F to +300°F,• Negligible moisture absorption• High resistance to outdoor weathering • Chemically inert to most industrial chemicals and solvents • Exceptional dielectric insulation properties • Rugged, good abrasive resistance and impact strength • Compatible with hot air welding equipment • Radiation and heat sterilization resistant.

Applications: Pump housings and pipe linings• Impellers and abrasive slurries• Fluid handling and chemical processing• Wet bench equipment• Oxygen respirator components• Military / defense equipment and components• Food processing equipment• Radomes.

Made from Tefzel®, a Chemours product, processed into shapes and components by Afton plastics.

Information provided by Afton Plastics.

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Available Properties
  • Specific Gravity, ASTM D792
  • Water Absorption, ASTM D570
  • Melt Flow, ASTM D3159
  • Hardness, Shore D, ASTM D2240
  • Tensile Strength, ASTM D638
  • Elongation at Break, ASTM D638
  • Flexural Modulus, ASTM D790
  • Izod Impact, Notched, ASTM D256
  • Coefficient of Friction, ASTM D1894
  • Volume Resistivity, ASTM D257
  • Surface Resistivity per Square, ASTM D257
  • Dielectric Constant, ASTM D1531
  • Dielectric Strength, ASTM D149
  • Dissipation Factor, ASTM D1531
  • CTE, linear, ASTM D696
  • Melting Point, ASTM D3418
  • Maximum Service Temperature, Air
  • Minimum Service Temperature, Air
  • Flammability, UL94
  • Oxygen Index, ASTM D2863
  
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