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  • n. The gaseous unsaturated halogenated hydrocarbon, F2C=CF2, that is used as a monomer in the production of polytetrafluoroethylene

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  • n. a flammable gaseous fluorocarbon used in making plastics (polytetrafluoroethylene resins)


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  • The tent accomplishes this climate control in an efficient way by utilizing three translucent layers of ethylene tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE) fabric.

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  • Plunkett was working with gases related to refrigerants when, upon checking a frozen, compressed sample of tetrafluoroethylene, he discovered that the sample had polymerized spontaneously to form PTFE.

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  • For example, the tetrafluoroethylene cylinder that gave rise to Teflon was meant to be used in the preparation of new refrigerants.

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  • The building will be skinned with an ethylene-tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE) scrim that helps reduce solar gain while also transforming it into energy via a thin film of photovoltaics in the ETFE foils.

    ArchitecturalRecord.com: Daily Headlines

  • It combines a double O-ring sealed packing follower with low-friction tetrafluoroethylene

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  • Update: As noted in the comments, Teflon® is a brand of poly (tetrafluoroethylene) or poly (tetrafluoroethene) (PTFE), a synthetic fluoropolymer used as a non-stick coating for pans and other cookware, and is registered trademark of E.

    Patent Baristas

  • In chemistry, poly (tetrafluoroethene) or poly (tetrafluoroethylene) (PTFE) is a synthetic fluoropolymer which finds numerous applications.

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  • The building's structure is framed in steel, while the bubbles themselves are made from ETFE (Ethylene tetrafluoroethylene) pillows measuring 0.2 mm thick.


  • (ethylene tetrafluoroethylene) - the same building material adopted for the exterior of the


  • 1941 - Roy Plunkett was awarded a US patent for tetrafluoroethylene polymers, or Teflon.

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