Teflon is the brand name of the plastic polytetrafluoroethylene and is made with fluoropolymers. The name Teflon is trademarked by DuPont. Teflon coatings are used to make cooking utensils and other industrial applications. Teflon is an ideal material because of its non-stick characteristic. Teflon coatings differ according to the type and combination of fluoropolymers used.
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U.S. Plastic Coatings Corporation
ISO 9000:2000 certified U.S. Plastic Coatings provides quality teflon coating like PVC Plastisol coatings for any size, any shape and any application in less time for less money. Trust the experts in plastisol dip coating since 1977 for all your products: handles, racks, electrical connectors, medical instruments, fitness & playground equipment, corrosive areas, etc. Call us today!
Cat-i Glass Manufacturing
South Elgin, IL
Since 1965, Cat-i-Glass has placed an emphasis on putting the customer first. We are a custom glass fabricator, and rise above the competition when it comes to service. We work with you to design the perfect teflon coating to suit your specific needs and requirements. When it comes to high quality materials, a skilled and experienced staff and friendly service, Cat-i-Glass is a standout.
Imagineering Finishing Technologies™ Worldwide
South Bend, IN
For over 50 years, Imagineering Finishing Technologies has been a leader in the Teflon coating industry. Our highly experienced staff works directly with you to create the product that meets all of your needs and requirements. With multiple certifications and recognitions, you can be sure that you are getting high quality products and excellent service. Visit our website today!
MDS Coating Technologies Corporation
Slemon Park, PE
At MDS Coating Technologies we are always staying innovative with our latest technology BlackGold™ which is custom designed for the compressor section of gas turbine engines. We provide quality teflon coating services at competitive prices. Our facilities are located in Siemon Park, Montreal and Washington D.C. provide on time deliveries to exact customer specifications.
Decc Company, Inc.
Grand Rapids, MI
When you think of a company with high quality standards, unparalleled experience and skilled employees, The Decc Company should come to mind. We always place customer's needs first, and are a leading industrial coating applicator that has provided coating excellence to a wide variety of industries for many years. IF you are in need of a high quality Teflon coating, give us a call today.
Teflon is the brand name of a plastic polymer called polytetrafluoroethylene and is trademarked by DuPont. It is one of the most slippery substances in the world. Teflon is available in six varieties that somewhat vary in composition and properties: Teflon PTFE, Teflon FEP, Teflon PFA, Tefzel ETFE, Teflon One Coat and Teflon Dry Lubricant. Teflon coatings have varying degrees of release, abrasion resistance, chemical resistance and permeability that depend on the combination of chemicals present. Teflon coatings can be used on many metal alloys including copper, aluminum, stainless steel, steel and titanium and nearly all ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Characteristics of Teflon coatings include resistance to abrasion, chemicals and corrosion. It is non-sticking and non-wetting. Teflon coating finishes come with a thickness range from five microns to over two thousands microns with a maximum operating temperature of 500°F or 260°C. If Teflon is non-stick, then how does Teflon coating stick to the substrate? In order for Teflon to stick, the substrate must be sandblasted first. A thin layer of Teflon primer is then applied to the substrate and then it is baked on and cooled. Then a coat of Teflon finishing is applied and adheres to the primer well.
While Teflon is stable, non-reactive and non-toxic under normal conditions, it has some disadvantages as well. Teflon's simple and repetitive chemical structure of carbon and fluorine molecules has very weak intermolecular sticking forces. Ammonium perfluorooctanoate, an acid found in Teflon, is under investigation as a carcinogen as a potential hazard to humans. Also, Teflon can emit toxic fumes if heated to 660°F, which cause respiratory difficulties for anyone who inhales them. Teflon coating is just one example of a coating service. The purpose of most coating services is to protect the surfaces of objects and make them more durable. Teflon is known for its non-stick property, other coating services are known for their anti-corrosion, water resistant and molding properties. Coatings can be liquids, solids (like powder) or gases (like plasma) and be applied by spraying, dipping or brushing. Coating services have many uses. Teflon in particular has several. The medical, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, plastic molding and packaging equipment are just a few of the industries where Teflon coatings are used. Teflon has a number of different applications: fuel filters, heat exchangers, ball valves, food processing, pumps, fan blades, waffle irons, garden tools, conveyors and printers, just to name a few.