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Teflon is a trademark of DuPont and is commonly used for the chemical compound polytetrafluoroethylene. Dupont, DuPont, Du Pont, or du Pont may refer to: // E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, the worlds third largest chemical company Du Pont Motors Gilbert Dupont, a French stock brokerage part of retail banking network Crédit du Nord ST Dupont, a French manufacturer of fine... In chemistry, polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) is a synthetic fluoropolymer which finds numerous applications. ...


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Teflon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1089 words)
Teflon is also used as the trade name for a polymer with similar properties, perfluoroalkoxy polymer resin (PFA).
For these applications, versions of teflon with mineral oil or molybdenum disulfide embedded as additional lubricants in its matrix are being manufactured.
Teflon is often used to coat non-stick frying pans as it has very low friction.
Teflon - definition of Teflon in Encyclopedia (272 words)
Teflon is the brand name of a polymer compound discovered by Roy J. Plunkett (1910-1994) of DuPont in 1938 and introduced as a commercial product in 1946.
Teflon has the lowest coefficient of friction of any solid material known to man. It is also used as a non-stick coating for pans and other cookware.
Its melting point is 327 °C. Teflon is sometimes said to be a spin-off from the US space program with more down-to-earth applications, but actually its first significant use was in the Manhattan Project, as a material to contain highly-reactive uranium hexafluoride.
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