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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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This flexible alternative to weighty 0.085" semi-rigid cable assemblies is manufactured with Gore-Tex (*1) expanded PTFE (polytetrafluorethylene) dielectric.
They did not find the radicals in nylon, polytetrafluorethylene or polyvinyl chloride.
and Listeria monocytogenes to stainless steel, rubber, and polytetrafluorethylene: The influence of free energy and the effect of commercial sanitizers.
In our case, we used a polytetrafluorethylene (PTFE) sample with the same size and shape of the studied samples.
The tensile strengths of the OWFs are also in the same range for some of the most commonly used polymers, such as low density polyethylene (LDPE), high density polyethylene (HDPE), polytetrafluorethylene (PTFE), polypropylene (PP), and polystyrene (PS) [16].
Although acrylic PSAs have many advantages and are used in a variety of fields, they have poor adhesion to plastic substrates, such as polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP), or polytetrafluorethylene (PTFE), which have low surface energy.
Polytetrafluorethylene, poly(methyl methacrylate), and polyamide 6 were used in [68] as matrices for Ag nanoclusters.
MICROSLIP grades--Micronized polytetrafluorethylene (PTFE) powders.
Polytetrafluorethylene (PTFE) is used in traditional non-stick technology, and perflueoroctoanoic acid (PFOA) is a synthetic chemical used to make PTFE.
B.N.'s first 15 months of hemodialysis were plagued with complications and frequent thrombosis, which eventually resulted in the failure of one arteriovenous (AV) fistula and subsequently, one AV polytetrafluorethylene (PTFE) graft.