PTFE

New Technology Plastics distributes a wide selection PTFE material in sheet, rod, tube, and films. PTFE (chemically known as Polytetrafluoroethylene, colloquially referred to as Teflon®) is a semi crystalline fluoropolymer with many unique characteristics. This fluoropolymer has unusually high thermal stability and chemical resistance, as well as a high melting point (-200 to +260°C, short-term up to 300°C).

In addition, PTFE products have excellent sliding properties, excellent electrical resistance, and a nonstick surface. This is in contrast, however, to its low mechanical strength, and a high specific gravity compared to other plastics. To improve the mechanical properties, PTFE plastics can be reinforced with additives such as glass fiber, carbon, or bronze. Due to its structure, Polytetrafluoroethylene is often formed into semi-finished products using a compression process and then machined with cutting/machining tools.

PTFE MATERIAL PROPERTIES AND SPECIFICATIONS

PTFE Properties

  • Extremely high chemical resistance
  • Very good temperature resistance (-200 to 260°C, short-term up to 300°C)
  • Very low coefficient of friction
  • Extremely low surface tension (practically no materials stick to PTFE, difficult to adhere to or weld)
  • High coefficient of thermal expansion
  • Relatively low strength/rigidity
  • Low dielectric constant
  • Flame resistance

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Distribution

New Technology Plastics inventories a wide selection of general-purpose and high-performance plastics in sheet, rod, tube, and films. Whatever your need is New Technology Plastics is your best choice.

Machining

We specialize in the machining and fabrication of general-purpose and high-performance plastics for the aerospace, medical, food-processing, and general OEM companies.

Thermoforming & Assembly

Our award-winning plastics manufacturing services and quality certifications allow us to serve a variety of Aerospace, High-Tech, Medical and OEM Industrial and Commercial industries.

Fabrication

We specialize in the machining and fabrication of general-purpose and high-performance plastics for the aerospace, medical, food-processing, and general OEM companies.

Engineering

At New Technology Plastics, we offer a wide variety of engineering services to assist our customers with material selection and design to help maximize part performance.  We assist our customers with design to help ensure realistic tolerances and geometrics when working with plastic materials.

Tooling

New Technology Plastics offers complete in-house mold making and tooling capabilities. Our team of skilled and experienced people are equiped with the latest technology in CAD-CAM design and are capable of tackling the most challenging projects.

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