PVDF Properties

Teflon Properties from Tef Cap

Polyvinylidene Fluoride

PropertiesUnits / ASTMPTFE
MECHANICAL PROPERTIES
Specific GravityD7921.77
Elongation %D638300 - 450
Tensile Strength (psi)D6384,500 - 6,200
Flexural Strength (psi)D7908,600 - 9,500
Compressive StrengthD69511,600
Tensile Elastic Modulus (Young's Modulus) (psi)D638160,000
Flexural Modulus 103MPa (103kgf/cm2)D79090,000 - 168,000
Flex Life (MIT cycles)D2176N/A
Hardness Durometer Shore DD636D75- 85
Coefficient of Friction on steelD1984.04
Abrasion Resistance 1000 revs.Taber5 - 15
Impact Strength IZOD 73°F/23°C, notched ft/lbs/inD2564
THERMAL PROPERTIES
Melting Point°F340
Upper Service Temperature (20,000h)°F264
Flame RatingUL 94V-O
Thermal ConductivityBTU/hr/ft2/deg °F in1.3
Linear Coefficient of Thermal ExpansionD6964.2
Heat of FusionBTU/LBN/A
Heat of CombustionBTU/LBN/A
Low Temperature Embrittlement°F-80
ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES
Dielectric ConstantD150/103Hz ( 106Hz )7.72
Dielectric Strength 10 mil filmD149>1,080
Volume Resistivity ohm-cmD2572 x 1014
Surface Resistivity ohm/sq.D2575 x 1014
GENERAL PROPERTIES
Chemical/Solvent ResistanceD543VERY GOOD
Water Absorption, 24h,%D570<0.04
Refractive Index1.42
Limiting Oxygen Index %D286343