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Performance properties and applications of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)—a review

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High-performance commodity polymers are in demand due to low cost, durability, easy productivity, and recycling ability. This article comprises a survey on the performance properties of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) fluoropolymer. It is a well-known choice for coatings, insulation, thermal sealing, lubrication, bearings, and clinical applications. PTFE was engineered in many forms as a function of loading nano and micro fillers for different purposes and the improved properties and performance were addressed by the researchers. Hence, we disclosed the various casting routes of PTFE which is feasible for reliable processing to serve in domestic and industrial applications.

High performance PTFE for domestic and industrial applications

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Dhanumalayan, E., Joshi, G.M. Performance properties and applications of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)—a review. Adv Compos Hybrid Mater 1, 247–268 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s42114-018-0023-8

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