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Expanded PTFE Applications Handbook - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781437778557, 9781437778564

Expanded PTFE Applications Handbook

1st Edition

Technology, Manufacturing and Applications

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Author: Sina Ebnesajjad
Hardcover ISBN: 9781437778557
eBook ISBN: 9781437778564
Imprint: William Andrew
Published Date: 30th September 2016
Page Count: 300
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 History of fluoropolymers, PTFE and expanded PTFE

Chapter 2 Polytetrafluoroethylene: properties and structure

Chapter 3 Manufacturing PTFE by emulsion polymerization

Chapter 4 Paste Extrusion of Polytetrafluoroethylene

Chapter 5 Expansion of polytetrafluoroethylene

Chapter 6 Manuf. and Fab. of Various shapes of ePTFE

Chapter 7 Prope, Charact. and Appl. of Expanded PTFE Products

Chapter 8 Applications of ePTFE in Apparels

Chapter 9 Applications of Expanded PTFE in Medical and Surgical Devices

Chapter 10 Filtration and Vent Applications of ePTFE

Chapter 11 Industrial Applications

Chapter 12 Semicon, Elect and Electr App. of ePTFE Membranes

Chapter 13 Surface Treatment and Modification

Chapter 14 ePTFE Membrane Manufacturers


Expanded PTFE Applications Handbook: Technology, Manufacturing and Applications is a comprehensive guide to ePTFE, explaining manufacturing technologies, properties, and applications. Technologies that were previously shrouded in secrecy are revealed in detail, as are the origins and history of ePFTE.

The book is an essential handbook for scientists and engineers working in PTFE processing industries, and for manufacturers working with fluoropolymers. It is also of use to purchasing managers and academics.

Key Features

  • Presents every aspect of the manufacturing technologies and properties of ePFTE
  • Provides detailed coverage of ePTFE applications in apparel, medical, and surgical devices, filtration, vents, and industrial uses
  • Follows ePFTE from its original discovery to the latest developments


Scientists and engineers working in PTFE processing industries, manufacturers working with fluoropolymers, purchasing managers, academics


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About the Author

Sina Ebnesajjad

Sina Ebnesajjad

Sina Ebnesajjad is the series editor of Plastics Design Library (PDL) published in the William Andrew imprint of Elsevier. This Series is a unique series, comprising technology and applications handbooks, data books and practical guides tailored to the needs of practitioners. Sina was the editor-in-chief of William Andrew Publishing from 2005 to 2007, which was acquired by Elsevier in 2009.

He retired as a Senior Technology Associate in 2005 from the DuPont fluoropolymers after nearly 24 years of service. Sina founded of FluoroConsultants Group, LLC in 2006 where he continues to work. Sina earned his Bachelor of Science from the School of Engineering of the University of Tehran in 1976, Master of Science and PhD from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, all in Chemical Engineering.

He is author, editor and co-author of fifteen technical and data books including five handbooks on fluoropolymers technology and applications. He is author and co-author of three books in surface preparation and adhesion of materials, two of which are in their second editions. Sina has been involved with technical writing and publishing since 1974.

His experiences include fluoropolymer technologies (polytetrafluoroethylene and its copolymers) including polymerization, finishing, fabrication, product development, failure analysis, market development and technical service. Sina holds six patents.

Affiliations and Expertise

Fluoroconsultants Group, Chadds Ford, PA, USA