Handbook of Filled Polytetrafluoroethylene Compounds - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128125434

Handbook of Filled Polytetrafluoroethylene Compounds

1st Edition

Technology, Manufacture, Processing, Properties and Applications

Authors: Jeffrey Pateman
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128125434
Imprint: William Andrew
Published Date: 1st September 2018
Page Count: 256
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. History of Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)
3. Properties of Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)
4. Functional fillers, properties and modifying effect on PTFE
5. Pigmenting PTFE compounds
6. Additives and Aids
7. Granular based PTFE compounds: low flow (non-free flow) – free flow (soft and densified) – presintered
8. Fine powder based compounds
9. Co coagulated compounds
10. Properties of filled PTFE compounds
11. Fabrication processes of PTFE compounds
12. Applications of Filled PTFE compounds
13.Commercial filled PTFE compounds
14. Health and safety aspects of handling and disposing of PTFE compounds


Handbook of Filled Polytetrafluoroethylene Compounds: Technology, Manufacture, Processing, Properties and Applications offers detailed, all-encompassing coverage of filled PTFE compounds. Presented by an industry expert, the book is a unique guide to all aspects of their manufacture, processing and applications. Sections cover non-free flow, free flow and pre-sintered grades, as well as filled coagulated dispersion PTFE compounds. Property modifications, filler selection and specifications, filled grades and their uses, fabrication processes, and health and safety aspects are also presented.

This essential information will be invaluable to engineers, technicians and production supervisors, enabling them to refine processes and improve end product quality. In addition, the book will provide researchers and students with fundamental knowledge on this growing field.

Key Features

  • Provides an in-depth guide to the manufacture of filled PTFE compounds, helping engineers, technicians and production supervisors to improve processes and product quality
  • Covers all types of filled PTFE compounds and fillers, as well as their historical, commercial and health and safety aspects
  • Includes specialized information and expert insights that have not been published in a dedicated book before


R&D technical personnel, engineers, production supervisors, practitioners; researchers, postgraduate and undergraduate students in chemical engineering, materials and plastics


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About the Authors

Jeffrey Pateman Author

Jeffrey Pateman is a Filled PTFE consultant. He has worked as an experimental engineer with ICI ‘Fluon’ technical services, filled compounds plant manager at ICI, filled compounds plant supervisor at LNP in the Netherlands, and filled compounds specialist at DuPont. He designed the new manufacturing installation in The Netherlands for DuPont.

Affiliations and Expertise

Filled PTFE consultant