22/06/2010

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New fluorinated TPE

Because of its high content of fluorine, the material exhibits a high chemical and high temperature resistance. Its drawback is still rather high compression set.

Current use is an inner liner of a coextruded hose line for gasoline, diesel and other fuel applications and is a potential material for certain sealing applications. By improving the permanent set at elevated temperatures, the company anticipates additional applications.

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