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PTFE Tubing Transports Corrosive Chemicals

PTFE Tubing Transports Corrosive Chemicals

Parker Hannifin's Texfluor PTFE tubing is chemical and corrosive resistant and is available in sizes .010 to 4 inch O.D.

PTFE, in many cases, is used to replace glass, rubber and stainless steel because of its corrosion resistance. It is extremely resistant to the most highly corrosive chemicals such as aqua regina, hydrofluoric acid and hydrogen peroxide. Only molten alkali metals, such as sodium or potassium, chlorine trifluoride and gaseous fluorine at elevated temperatures and pressures will attack PTFE chemically. In addition, there is no solution that will swell or dissolve PTFE at temperatures below 300C/570F. Only at temperatures above 327C/620F, PTFE's crystalline melting point, will some fluorinated lubricating oils swell PTFE.

Texfluor PTFE tubing is odorless, tasteless, non-wetting and non-leaching. Other advantages are PTFE's ease in cleaning, anti-stick properties, resistance to extreme heat and cold and resistance to ultra violet rays. Vibration damping properties of PTFE are also useful in both sonic and ultrasonic frequencies.

PTFE Tubing Transports Corrosive Chemicals
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