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PVDF

Kynar

TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION

Kynar® is a high molecular weight crystalline thermoplastic polymer of vinylidene fluoride — PolyVinyliDene Fluoride or PVDF.

GENERAL PROPERTIES

Kynar® has excellent corrosion and chemical resistance and performs in many applications up to 300°F (149°C).

It is used extensively in chemical processing applications because of its unique combination of properties. Kynar® PVDF possesses excellent chemical resistance, is tough and durable, and is easily fabricated into finished parts.

KEY PROPERTIES

  • Good thermal stability
  • High tensile strength
  • High impact resistance
  • Excellent UV resistance
  • Extremely high purity

AGENCY / REGULATORY CONSIDERATIONS

When specified, PVDF stock shapes may be made from Kynar® 740 resin which complies with FDA regulation 21 CFR 177.2510, USDA, USP XX Class VI, 3A sanitary standards and meets ASTM D3222 resin specifications.

TYPICAL APPLICATIONS

  • Tanks & process equipment
  • Tank linings
  • Pump & valve components
  • Pipe flanges & spacers
  • Components for wet process stations
  • Food trays for high heat applications

KYNAR is a registered trademark of Elf Atochem North America.