from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A chemical compound containing fluorine, especially a fluorocarbon.
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- n. Any chemical compound (especially an organic compound) containing fluorine
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EVERS: Even before we cooked the popcorn, the butter already is contaminated with a paper fluorochemical that will be absorbed into your blood and stay in your blood for a long, long time.
There are two types: silicone, which resists water-based stains such as grape juice and wine; and fluorochemical, which resists both water- and oilbased stains such as salad dressing and butter.
The product is a fluorochemical acrylate polymer solution which is said to cost less per square foot than other protection products based on silicone, urethane, and acrylics, while offering a fast drying time for faster board processing.
"We're pleased that we're able to continue to promote the use of our fluorochemical containment technology on a global basis," said
SRF is a domestic market leader in technical textiles and refrigerent gases and preferred supplier of other fluorochemical products and polyster films.
In response to the ban on HFC-134a in Europe, chemical industry giants DuPont and Honeywell combined their years of fluorochemical expertise to find an alternative.
Nuclear Fuels Corporation of South Africa (NUFCOR) and medical isotopes and fluorochemical products by the South African Nuclear