PTFE is a white engineering plastic best known by the brand name Teflon (which is owned by Dupont Co. the company that discovered the compound).
PTFE performs well over a large temperature range. Maintaining strength, toughness and self-lubrication at temperatures down to
−265°C right through to hitting a melting point at +300°C.
At DSM we frequently machine PTFE and specialise in machining parts for a variety of industries including Aerospace, Medical, Subsea & Military.