Works in hostile environments This line of Fluoropolymer tubing products handle gas, water and ozone sampling, heat exchangers, wastewater transfer and filtration. They resist heat and UV, and have a low friction coefficient. They can work in up to 500F (260C), and are chemically inert to work in harsh environments. They come in sizes from .004 inches ID up to 4 inches ID, and come in TexFluor® PTFE, FEP, MFA and PFA. They can be supplied in smoothbore, convoluted or extra flexible, corrugated. In corrugated form, fluoropolymer tubing goosenecks around obstacles or turn sharp corners without restricting flow. They also have a low refractive index, making it easy to see material flowing through the tube.
What should be the perception of a product’s real-world performance with regard to the published spec sheet? While it is easy to assume that the product will operate according to spec, what variables should be considered, and is that a designer obligation or a customer responsibility? Or both?
Biomimicry has already found its way into the development of robots and new materials, with researchers studying animals and nature to come up with new innovations. Now thanks to researchers in Boston, biomimicry could even inform the future of electrical networks for next-generation displays.
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