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Overview of the Development of the Fluoropolymer Industry
AbstractThe present review briefly describes the development of the fluoropolymer industry in the past 70 years. Discussed are industrial fluoropolymers including polytetrafluoroethylene, polychlorotrifluoroethylene, polyvinylidenefluoride, polyvinylfluoride, ETFE, ECTFE, FEP, PFA, THV, Teflon AF and Cytop. Nafion is included as a special functional fluoropolymer material. These industrial fluoropolymers are introduced in the order of their discovery or time of first production, included are their chemical structures, thermal properties, mechanical properties, electrical and electronic properties, optical properties, chemical resistance, oxidative stabilities, weather stabilities, processabilities and their general applications. The main manufacturing companies for the different types of fluoropolymer products are also mentioned.
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Teng, H. Overview of the Development of the Fluoropolymer Industry. Appl. Sci. 2012, 2, 496-512.View more citation formats
Teng H. Overview of the Development of the Fluoropolymer Industry. Applied Sciences. 2012; 2(2):496-512.Chicago/Turabian Style
Teng, Hongxiang. 2012. "Overview of the Development of the Fluoropolymer Industry." Appl. Sci. 2, no. 2: 496-512.