PVDF Material

Polyvinylidene fluoride is a high-molecular-weight fluorocarbon with superior abrasion resistance, dielectric properties, and mechanical strength. Commonly called PVDF or by its trade name Kynar, it’s used in applications requiring the highest purity or those in need of resistance to solvents, acids, and bases. Characteristics of PVDF include:

  • Heat resistance
  • High abrasion resistance
  • Low permeability to most gases and liquids
  • Weather resistant
  • Low weight
  • Mechanical strength
  • Radiation resistance
  • Good electrical insulator
  • Outstanding Chemical Resistance
  • Recyclable
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PVDF is available from 1/2" to 6" in natural or red colors. The material maintains its mechanical and chemical resistance properties at temperatures up to 300 degrees Fahrenheit. It’s rigid and resistant to creep under mechanical stress and load as well as stable to sunlight and other sources of ultraviolet radiation. In thin sections, such as films, filament, and tubing, PVDF is flexible and transparent. Typical applications that utilize PVDF include:

  • Tanks
  • Pipes
  • Fittings
  • Valves
  • High-purity components

Chicago Plastic Systems is a leading distributor and fabricator of high-performance fluid- and air-handling plastic products, such as PVDF lined pipe fabrication, lining tanks, valves, and controls. From standard products to intricate designs, we have you covered.
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For over 20 years, Chicago Plastic Systems has worked to become the premier choice for industrial thermoplastic fabrication. If you need custom plating tanks​​​​​​​, wet fume scrubbers​​​​​​​, processing skids, pipe fabrication or your own unique product​​​​​​​ manufactured, CPS is at your service.

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