The Pyrolysis of Polytetrafluoroethylene

Polytetrafluoroethylene의 열분해

  • Joseph D. Park (Department of Chemical Science, Korea Advanced Institute of Science) ;
  • Sam kwon Choi (Department of Chemical Science, Korea Advanced Institute of Science)
  • 박달조 (한국과학원 화학 및 화학공학과) ;
  • 최삼권 (한국과학기술원 화학 및 화학공학과)
  • Published : 1976.04.30


Although teflon(PTFE) is quite stable at the normal fabrication temperature of 330 to 360$^{\circ}C$, it does undergo pyrolysis if it is maintained at temperature above 360$^{\circ}C$ for extended periods of time. The extent and rate of this pyrolysis increases as the temperature is raised and pressure is reduced. The pyrolysis was also carried out in the presence of copper, no significant change was observed.



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