Applications of Fluoropolymer Films: Properties, Processing, and Products presents an overview of fluoropolymer films, manufacturing methods, typical properties, and commercial grades for each type of fluoropolymer film. The second part of the book is uniquely focused on the applications of fluoropolymer films, with detailed information on their use in cutting-edge items across major industries, including aerospace and automotive, architectural, chemical processing, construction, consumer products, electronics, food packaging, pharmaceuticals and solar energy.
- Presents a focused approach on the practical applications of fluoropolymer films, supporting their use in state-of-the-art products across a range of industries
- Contains detailed coverage of manufacturing methods, properties and commercial grades for fluoropolymer films
- Unlocks the potential of the advanced properties offered by fluoropolymer films
1. Introduction 2. Materials for Fluoropolymer Films and Sheets 3. Polytetrafluoroethylene Films 4. Films from Melt-Processible Fluoropolymers 5. Films from Polyvinyl Fluoride 6. Secondary Processing of Fluoropolymer Films 7. Testing of Fluoropolymer Films 8. Safety, Hygiene, Disposal, Recycling of Fluoropolymer Films 9. Polytetrafluoroethylene Film, Typical Properties and Applications 10. FEP Films, Typical Properties and Applications 11. Perfluoroalkoxy Resin Films, Typical Properties and Applications 12. ETFE Films, Typical Properties and Applications 13. PCTFE Films, Typical Properties and Applications 14. ECTFE Films, Typical Properties and Applications 15. PVDF Films, Typical Properties and Applications 16. THV Films, Typical Properties and Applications 17. Teflon® AF Films, Typical Properties 18. DAI-ELT T-530 Films, Typical Properties 19. Polyvinyl Fluoride Films, Typical Properties and Applications 20. Commercial Grades of Fluoropolymer Films 21. Applications for Commercial Fluoropolymer Films
Appendix 1. Major Fluoropolymer Film Manufacturers,Suppliers and Distributors 2. Trade Names of Common Commercial Fluoropolymers 3. Acronyms and Abbreviations 4. Glossary of Terms 5. Bibliography 6. Tedlar® Film Designation Guide
Jiri G. Drobny is President of Drobny Polymer Associates, and former Adjunct Faculty of Plastics Engineering at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. Drobny is an active educator, lecturer, writer, and internationally known consultant. His career spans more than 40 years in the rubber and plastic processing industry, mainly in research and development with senior and executive responsibilities.