Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)
PTFE is a high performance sewing thread, made from 100% polytetrafluoroethylene.
TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Ticket No Tex No Construction (Denier*Ply) Breaking Strength (Kg) Elongation Range% Recommended Needles (NM)
25 111 500*2 3.6 16-24 120-140
20 167 500*3 5.7 16-24 120-140
15 210 630*3 5.9 20-26 130-160
13 222 500*4 7.3 15-20 130-160
10 278 500*5 9.0 16-22 160-200
9 330 1000*3 8.5 6-8 180-220
6 555 1250*4 20.4 5-7 240-280
KEY BENEFITS
  • Excellent resistance to acids, alkalis, oxidizing agents and solvents.
  • Excellent resistance to oxidative and hydrolytic degradation.
  • Maximum permanent heat resistance temperature 260ÂșC
  • Short Term Maximum Temperature is 330 deg. C.
  • Good resistance to heat and hydrolysis.
  • Excellent resistance to microorganism (rot, mildew)
  • Excellent resistance to abrasion
  • Unaffected in presence of sunlight up to 30 years.
  • Limiting Oxygen Index value is 95.
APPLICATIONS
  • Boat covers
  • Awnings and sails
  • Sunshades and canopies
  • Garden furniture
  • Outdoor goods
  • Filtration