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TYPICAL MATERIAL PROPERTIES

Fluoronated Ethelene Propylene

Abbreviation FEP
Melting Point (oF/oC) 518/270
Continuous Working Temp (oF/oC) 392/200
Specific Gravity (g/cm3) 2.15
Chemical Resistance Excellent
Limiting Oxygen Index (%) > 95
Coefficient of Friction (Static) 0.05
Water Absorption (%) < 0.01
Tensile Strength (psi/MPa) 2760-3630/19-25
Filament Elongation (%) 20-60
Filament Tensile (gpd/psi/Mpa) 1.0-1.4/23000-30000/158-206

Perfluoroalkoxy Alkane

Abbreviation PFA
Melting Point (oF/oC) 580/305
Continuous Working Temp (oF/oC) 500/260
Specific Gravity (g/cm3) 2.15
Chemical Resistance Excellent
Limiting Oxygen Index (%) < 95
Coefficient of Friction (Static) 0.05
Water Absorption (%) < 0.030
Tensile Strength (psi/MPa) 3190-5660/22-39
Filament Elongation (%) 20-60
Filament Tensile (gpd/psi/Mpa) 1.0-1.4/23000-30000/158-206

Ethylene Tetrafluoroethylene

Abbreviation ETFE
Melting Point (oF/oC) 424-500/217-260
Continuous Working Temp (oF/oC) 300/150
Specific Gravity (g/cm3) 1.66-1.86
Chemical Resistance Excellent
Limiting Oxygen Index (%) 30-36
Coefficient of Friction (Static) 0.2
Water Absorption (%) < 0.01
Tensile Strength (psi/MPa) 4350-6960/30-48
Filament Elongation (%) 20-40
Filament Tensile (gpd/psi/Mpa) 5.7-8.6/100,000-150000/690-1034

Polychlorotrifluoroethene

Abbreviation PCTFE
Melting Point (oF/oC) 402/206
Continuous Working Temp (oF/oC) 248/120
Specific Gravity (g/cm3) 2.10-2.17
Chemical Resistance Excellent
Limiting Oxygen Index (%) >/= 95
Coefficient of Friction (Static) 0.08
Water Absorption (%) 0
Tensile Strength (psi/MPa) 4900-5950/31-41
Filament Elongation (%) 20-40
Filament Tensile (gpd/psi/Mpa) 1.85-2.3/40000-50000/275-344

Ethylene ChloroTriFluoroEthylene

Abbreviation ECTFE
Melting Point (oF/oC) 467/242
Continuous Working Temp (oF/oC) 302/150
Specific Gravity (g/cm3) 1.67-1.87
Chemical Resistance Excellent
Limiting Oxygen Index (%) 30-36
Coefficient of Friction (Static) .19-.20
Water Absorption (%) < 0.1
Tensile Strength (psi/MPa) 4350-6960/30-48
Filament Elongation (%) 20-40
Filament Tensile (gpd/psi/Mpa) 5.7-8.6/100,000-150000/690-1034

Polyvinylidene Fluoride

Abbreviation PVDF
Melting Point (oF/oC) 340/171
Continuous Working Temp (oF/oC) 302/150
Specific Gravity (g/cm3) 1.78
Chemical Resistance Good
Limiting Oxygen Index (%) 42-95
Coefficient of Friction (Static) 0.10-0.55
Water Absorption (%) < 0.20
Tensile Strength (psi/MPa) 1700-104,000/12-714
Filament Elongation (%) 20-35
Filament Tensile (gpd/psi/Mpa) 5.7-8.6/100,000-150000/690-1034

Polyether Ether Ketone

Abbreviation PEEK
Melting Point (oF/oC) 705/374
Continuous Working Temp (oF/oC) 480/250
Specific Gravity (g/cm3) 1.32
Chemical Resistance Excellent
Limiting Oxygen Index (%) 35
Coefficient of Friction (Static) 0.35-0.43
Water Absorption (%) 0.3-0.5
Tensile Strength (psi/MPa) 14500/100
Filament Elongation (%)
Filament Tensile (gpd/psi/Mpa)