polytetrafluoroethylene

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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.
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Regardless of how wonderful and useful they were, synthetic rubber, nylon, and polyethylene arguably pale in comparison to polytetraflouroethylene. This product, which American chemist Roy J.
Basically, there are two approaches to constructing a polytetraflouroethylene (PTFE) MLB.
The feed network is printed on a thin, low loss, woven-glass polytetraflouroethylene laminate.
With the new emerging high frequency wireless applications, the process is now recognized as offering functional, cost and performance advantages over the more costly thin-film metallizing and/or expensive filled polytetraflouroethylene (PTFE) laminate materials.
The 25N substrate materials for high volume commercial circuits feature many of the performance advantages of polytetraflouroethylene (PTFE) materials with the cost/processing advantages of traditional thermoset materials.