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Organofluorine Chemistry

Part of the series Topics in Applied Chemistry pp 121-143

Electrochemical Fluorination and Its Applications

  • Y. W. AlsmeyerAffiliated withFluoro-chemical Process Technology Center, 3M Company
  • , W. V. ChildsAffiliated withFluoro-chemical Process Technology Center, 3M Company
  • , R. M. FlynnAffiliated withFluoro-chemical Process Technology Center, 3M Company
  • , G. G. I. MooreAffiliated withFluoro-chemical Process Technology Center, 3M Company
  • , J. C. SmeltzerAffiliated withFluoro-chemical Process Technology Center, 3M Company

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Abstract

The Simons and CAVE (or Phillips) electrochemical fluorination (ECF) processes are surveyed in this chapter, together with commercial applications of perfluorinated fluids produced by the Simons methods. Applications of ECF-derived reactive materials are covered in Chapter 14.