Fluoropolymer Tubing

Fluoropolymer Tubing

 

Polyflon offers fluoropolymer tubing in three main styles: smoothbore, convoluted and corrugated. As standard, all types are available in coils; on spools or as straight cut pieces. We can supply such tubing precision cut; thermoformed or fabricated into various shapes and also assembled with many types of connector ready for immediate installation. Most tubing products are single bagged to maintain cleanliness but items can also be doubled bagged for extra protection. Cleanroom packaged tubing is available should the application demand it.

Although each fluoropolymer material enjoys a particular individuality with regard to material properties, there are clearly common attributes that run though all fluoroplastics: excellent chemical resistance; superior temperature performance and inherent purity. If you are unsure as to which material is the right fit for your application the table below should help to begin the process of material selection. More refined information on specific tubing materials can then be obtained using the fluoropolymer tubing navigation column to the right.

 

Fluoropolymer Tubing – General characteristics to aid initial material selection

CharacteristicPTFEPTFE convolutedFEPPFAPFA corrugatedPVDFETFEMFATHVPEEK*
High temperature        
Totally inert          
Partially inert            
Stiff/hard              
Flexible        
Soft                  
Low permeation    
Thermoformable  
Clear          
Translucent                
Opaque            
Good pressure performance at high temperature                
Good pressure performance at room temperature          
Very smooth surfaces            
Non-flammable/ LOI >95%        
High purity grades                
Abrasion resistant              
USP Class VI compliant

*Non-fluoropolymer but high performance none the less
IMPORTANT: The above data is only a general guide and should not be used as the basis for component design.

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