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fluorocarbon - a halocarbon in which some hydrogen atoms have been replaced by fluorine; used in refrigerators and aerosols
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Fluoropolymers that are used as binders in coatings include polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE, or Teflon[R]), fluorinated ethylene propylene (FEP), ethylene tetrafluoroethylene copolymer (ETFE), polyvinylfluroide (PVF), polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF), and fluoroethylene vinyl ether (FEVE).
Polymer-fume fever associated with cigarette smoking and the use of tetrafluoroethylene --Mississippi.
Several of the walkways in Friars Walk will be covered using Ethylene tetrafluoroethylene or ETFE, a fluorine based plastic which was used in the development of the Eden Project in Cornwall.
One of the world's leading suppliers of fabric architecture, Structurflex designs, manufactures and installs PVC (polyvinyl chloride), PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene) and ETFE (ethylene tetrafluoroethylene) tensile membrane structures for customers throughout the world.
Fluon ETFE is a melt processable copolymer of tetrafluoroethylene and ethylene and is ideal for a wide variety of applications, including wire and cable coatings; semiconductor and electronic components; valves, fittings and pump housings; and tubing and pipe.
A polyethylene tetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) mould of cavity dimensions of 200 x 200 x 3 mm was used.
Both GORE-TEX and WIN DSTO PPER are films engineered from expanded poly tetrafluoroethylene, a polymer also used to make Teflon, along with other proprietary materials.
One of things we worked on with DuPont was polymerizing tetrafluoroethylene using supercritical C02 and a range of copolymers.
KieranTimberlake opted to add a tension ethylene tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE) membrane as an outer envelope, creating a structured surface that provides a unique appearance, preserves the glass, and eliminated reflection issues.
It will have an ETFE (ethylene tetrafluoroethylene) roof and the indoor climate will be controlled, she added.
Hori, "Molecular motion of chain end peroxy radicals of polyethylene molecules tethered on a fresh surface of poly(tetrafluoroethylene)," Macromolecules, vol.