polytetrafluoroethylene


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Related to polytetrafluoroethylene: Teflon, Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene

polytetrafluoroethylene

(pŏ-lē-tĕ-tră-flŏ-rō-ĕth′ĭ-lēn),

PTFE

A synthetic polymer that has slippery, nonsticking properties. It is used in a variety of products, including vascular grafts used to bypass obstructed blood vessels and grafts used for dialysis access.

polytetrafluoroethylene

a synthetic material commonly used as a nonstick lining in domestic cooking utensils (frypans); abbreviated PTFE; called also Teflon. Overheating produces toxic fumes that cause an acute hemorrhagic pneumonitis and death in small caged birds, which are particularly susceptible. Called also polymer-fume fever, kitchen deaths. See also polytef.
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Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) is said to be a highly cost-effective material.
GORE DUALMESH([R]) PLUS Biomaterial loaded with antimicrobials is comprised of Gore expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE), which has a 20-year history of supple, strong, and safe abdominal wall repair in the intraperitoneal position.
16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) in Tons by the following End-Use Industries: Transportation, Chemical Processing, Electrical & Electronics, and Others.
com/research/k3mqjx/global_and) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Industry" report to their offering.
Extruded tubes of expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) are implants or grafts for vascular, esophageal, urethral, and enteral applications, ePTFE is a particularly suitable implant material because of its biocompatibility.
For special properties and enhanced durability, fibreglass fabric coated with polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) can be employed.
2) of thread sealing tape of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) (30 Unit)
com/research/3gxsll/global_and) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene (Expanded PTFE) Industry Report 2014" report to their offering.
Ristic-Lehmann, Farnworth, and Dutta improve this situation by using aerogel particles with a polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) binder.
The spectrum here was collected by ATR to provide a sufficiently short pathlength of polytetrafluoroethylene so that the asymmetric and symmetric stretches could be distinguished.