tetrafluoroethylene


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tetrafluoroethylene

(ˌtɛtrəˌflʊərəʊˈɛθɪlˌliːn)
n
(Chemistry) another word for tetrafluoroethene
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Noun1.tetrafluoroethylene - a flammable gaseous fluorocarbon used in making plastics (polytetrafluoroethylene resins)
fluorocarbon - a halocarbon in which some hydrogen atoms have been replaced by fluorine; used in refrigerators and aerosols
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The joint business will make fluoromonomer tetrafluoroethylene (TFE) and polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) polymers.
It is fortified with Polytetrafluoroethylene, a synthetic fluoropolymer of tetrafluoroethylene, which offers one of the lowest coefficients of friction against a solid surface.
Fluoropolymer coatings such as polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), polyvinyl acetate (PFA), polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF), fluorinated ethylene propylene (FED, ethylene tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE) and ethylene chlorotrifluoroethylene (ECTFE), as well as hybrids incorporating polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) and ceramic, are in high demand.
Ethylene tetrafluoroethylene copolymer (ETFE), fluorinated ethylene propylene (FEP), and polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) are the typical front-sheet candidate materials to replace glass, as they improve light transmission by a few percent.
Tetrafluoroethylene, on the other hand, traps the alginate particles by forming cow-web like structure due to the stresses applied during manipulation [10, 11].
A lightweight, self cleaning plastic called ethylene tetrafluoroethylene will be used in place of glass.
Key features that are expected to help the new building qualify for LEED silver are a climate control system using chilled beams, and an atrium roof of ethylene tetrafluoroethylene, or ETFE.
The polymer ethylene tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE) is changing the way architects and engineers think about building performance.
Engineers of the structure propose using ethylene tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE), a material that weighs only a fraction as much as glass and can withstand 180 mile per hour winds.
It combines a double O-ring-sealed packing follower with low-friction tetrafluoroethylene (TFE)-based packing materials for reliable, long-term service that complies with low-emissions standards, www.
2003, "Electron Beam Irradiation Effects on Ethylene- tetrafluoroethylene Copolymer Films," Radiat.
The Cube's approximately 4,000 bubbles are made of high-tech ethylene tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE), a sturdy material that is 1/100th the weight of glass.