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High-Performance Film Options for the Food Industry

Posted by Mack Hendrick on Jun 22, 2020 3:18:56 PM

How Teflon® and Tedlar® Film Protects Your Food and Your Space

When considering how to set up your food production operation, you want equipment that will be reliable, easy to maintain and clean, and that helps you create the best product. When considering the environment in which you produce product you want it clean and functional, ensuring that your workers and product are made with safety regulations in mind.

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Topics: Tedlar® polyvinyl fluoride (PVF) film, tedlar film, Teflon Coatings, teflon film

Mold and Mildew Resistant Material for Medical Applications

Posted by Mack Hendrick on Apr 29, 2020 2:44:28 PM

Why Tedlar® Is a Superior Option for the Medical Industry

Robert F. Davis reports in his publication that when Tedlar® polyvinyl fluoride (PVF) films first entered the market in 1958, it was known as “R” film, and then later Teslar PVF film. Its early uses were mainly for circuit board markets in a clear film form, then later pigmented versions of film were used for roofing and building siding applications. It was during this time, in 1961, that the name was changed to Tedlar®.

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Topics: Mold Release, Tedlar® polyvinyl fluoride (PVF) film, tedlar film, tedlar

Tedlar®  Film Use in Gas Sampling Bags

Posted by Mack Hendrick on Aug 11, 2016 2:35:14 PM

Tedlar® Film Offers Gas Permeation Resistance for Gas Sample Bags

DuPont™ Tedlar® PVF film is a biaxially oriented and highly functional film that provides long-lasting finish, making it a much sought after high-performance material.

Apart from being used in a wide variety of industrial market surfaces, its chemical inertness and resistance to gas permeation makes Tedlar® a top choice for scientific pursuits that require gas sample bags. Sample integrity is assured as Tedlar® release films offer gas permeation resistance into and out of the sample bags.

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Topics: Tedlar® polyvinyl fluoride (PVF) film, tedlar film, tedlar, gas sampling bags

The Many Uses of Tedlar® Film

Posted by Mack Hendrick on Jan 26, 2016 11:01:43 AM

American Durafilm Now Distributing Highly Functional Tedlar® Film

It’s been around for 50 years. You see it every day. You drive by it in your car as you glance up to see the myriad advertisement signs flashing by. You may even be sitting on it … right now … in the subway. Or perhaps the sun is too bright on that flight you are taking, so you pull the Tedlar® shade down to ease the glare of the sun. Hospital air smells clean and stays sterile, in part, because of it. Accurate measurements of gas components have been possible because Tedlar® gas sampling bags were doing their job. If you’re a manufacturer and are reading this, you may already know some of the “everyday” uses of this vastly diverse film.

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Topics: Tedlar® polyvinyl fluoride (PVF) film, tedlar film, tedlar

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