Introduction to Fluoropolymers

Introduction to Fluoropolymers

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Introduction to Fluoropolymers demystifies fluoropolymers for a wide audience of designers, engineers, sales staff and managers. This important group of high-performance polymers has applications across a wide range of market sectors, including automotive, aerospace, medical devices, high performance apparel, oil a gas, renewable energy / solar photovoltaics, electronics / semiconductor, pharmaceuticals, and chemical processing. Dr. Ebnesajjad covers the history and applications of a wide variety of materials, including expanded polytetrafluoroethylene, polyvinyl fluoride, vinylidene fluoride polymers and fluoroelastomers, just to name a few. Properties and applications are illustrated by real-world examples as diverse as waterproof clothing, vascular grafts and coatings for aircraft interiors. The different applications of fluoropolymers show the benefits of a group of materials that are highly water-repellant and flame-retardant, with unrivalled lubrication properties and a high level of biocompatibility. Health and safety and environmental aspects are also covered throughout the book. Demystifies fluoropolymers for a broad audience of engineers in areas such as product design and manufacturing, as well as for non-engineers such as technical sales and management professionals Explains the potential of fluoropolymers for a wide range of applications across sectors such as aerospace, energy and medical devices Ideal for both recently qualified engineers and engineers with limited experience of fluoropolymersTedlarAr continued to enter into new applications such as airplane and train interior surfaces, truck trailer sides, and building panels [17]. ... The new rules led to the replacement of polyvinyl chloride with PVF films and laminates. ... In the 2000s, the most exciting and fastest-growing applications of polyvinyl fluoride films resumed in photovoltaic cells. ... The primary functions of a solar backsheet include vapor barrier, physical protection of the wiring and other sensitive components, anbsp;...

Title:Introduction to Fluoropolymers
Author:Sina Ebnesajjad
Publisher:William Andrew - 2013-05-11


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