PFA

Perfluoroalkoxy

PFA is an inert transparent Fluoropolymer that exhibits excellent chemical resistance, high dielectric strength and has a wide thermal range.

Brand Names

  • Teflon® PFA
  • Norton® PFA

Characteristics

  • High temperature resistance
  • Cryogenically stable
  • Superior chemical resistance
  • Inert & non-contaminating
  • High dielectric strength
  • Optically transparent

Common Applications

  • Thermoformed components
  • Heat sealed bags
  • Heat sealed products
PropertyTest MethodTypical Value
  English unitsSI Units
Available Thickness Range-2 – 20 mil51 - 508µm
Max. Operating Temp.-500ºF260°C
Melt PointASTM D-3418575 - 590ºF302 - 310°C
Dielectric Strength, 1milASTM D-1494700 V/mil185 kV/mm
Dielectric Constant, 1 hKzASTM D-1502.12.1
Specific GravityASTM D-7922.12 - 2.182.12 - 2.18
Tensile Strength, BreakASTM D-8822250 psi21 MPa
Teflon® is a registered Trademark of DuPont used under license by Welch Fluorocarbon, Inc. Norton® is a registered trademark of Saint-Gobain.
Note: The information displayed on the Welch Fluorocarbon, Inc. website should be utilized for evaluation and reference purposes only, and should not be used as a definitive source. It is the user’s responsibility to test the suitability of any material for their particular end use.

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