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*  Nafion
"Fluorocarbon Vinyl Ether Polymers". U.S. Patent 3,282,875. Hickner, Michael A.; Ghassemi, Hossein; Kim, Yu Seung; Einsla, Brian ... Journal of Polymer Science: Polymer Physics Edition. 19 (11): 1687-1704. doi:10.1002/pol.1981.180191103. Schmidt-Rohr, K.; Chen ... Solid Polymer Electrolytes, which are made by connecting or depositing electrodes (usually noble metal) to both sides of the ... It is the first of a class of synthetic polymers with ionic properties which are called ionomers. Nafion's unique ionic ...
*  Classical guitar strings
Strings made from fluorocarbon polymers have since been developed and are the main alternative to nylon strings. The three ... Fluorocarbon polymers have recently become an alternative to nylon treble strings. The sound is preferred by some luthiers and ...
*  Fluoropolymer
A fluoropolymer is a fluorocarbon-based polymer with multiple strong carbon-fluorine bonds. It is characterized by a high ... It was determined that this material was a new-to-the-world polymer. Tests showed the substance was resistant to corrosion from ... Fluoropolymers share the properties of fluorocarbons in that they are not as susceptible to the van der Waals force as ...
*  Step-growth polymerization
Applications of PPS include automotive, microwave oven component, coating for cookware when blend with fluorocarbon polymers ... Conducting polymer Fire-safe polymers Liquid crystal polymer Thermosetting plastic Cowie, J.M.G; Arrighi, V., Polymers: ... Polymer chains based on aromatic rings are desirable due to high bond strengths and rigid polymer chains. High molecular weight ... Yves Gnanou; Fontanille, M., Organic and Physical Chemistry of Polymers. Flory, Paul. Principles of Polymer Chemistry. Cornell ...
*  List of MeSH codes (D14)
... fluorocarbon polymers MeSH D25.720.395.616 --- polytetrafluoroethylene MeSH D25.720.395.616.755 --- proplast MeSH D25.720.400 ...
*  Robert W. Gore
... "was established for the purpose of developing and utilizing technology in the field of fluorocarbon polymers, especially ... This, and a polymer coating that increases the ability of the fabric to repel water, reduce the chance that the wearer will ... Bob Gore was researching a process for stretching extruded PTFE into pipe thread tape when he discovered that the polymer could ...
*  Timeline of United States discoveries
1938 Fluropolymers A fluoropolymer is a fluorocarbon based polymer with multiple strong carbon-fluorine bonds. It is ... 1933 Polyvinylidene chloride Polyvinylidene chloride is a polymer derived from vinylidene chloride. Its use can be found in ...
*  Polymer fume fever
PMID 8272977 - Polymer fume fever and other fluorocarbon pyrolysis-related syndromes. "Can Teflon make you sick?", Medical News ... "Polymer fume fever and other fluorocarbon pyrolysis-related syndromes". Occupational Medicine (Philadelphia, Pa.). 8 (3): 519- ... Polymer fume fever or fluoropolymer fever, also informally called Teflon flu, is an inhalation fever caused by the fumes ... The polymer fumes are especially harmful to certain birds whose breathing, optimized for rapidity, allows toxins which are ...
*  Perfluorocycloalkene
"Radical kinetics for polymer film deposition in fluorocarbon (C4F8, C3F6 and C5F8) plasmas". Thin Solid Films. 374 (2): 303-10 ... Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry. 52 (2): 232-8. Bibcode:2014JPoSA..52..232S. doi:10.1002/pola.26995. ... A unique class of aromatic ether polymers containing perfluorocyclopentenyl (PFCP) enchainment was prepared from the simple ... Perfluorocycloalkene (PFCA) is a general class of fluorocarbon compounds comprising many commercially available perfluorocyclo- ...
*  Krytox
Invented by researchers at DuPont, Krytox oils are fluorocarbon ether polymers of polyhexafluoropropylene oxide, with a ... These fumes may also cause flu-like symptoms." Grease (lubricant) Fluorocarbon Günter Siegemund, Werner Schwertfeger, Andrew ...
*  Polytetrafluoroethylene
US 2230654, Plunkett, Roy J, "Tetrafluoroethylene polymers", issued 4 February 1941 "History Timeline 1930: The Fluorocarbon ... ETFE Magnesium/Teflon/Viton pyrolant thermite composition Polymer adsorption Polymer fume fever BS 4994 PTFE as a thermoplastic ... PTFE is a fluorocarbon solid, as it is a high-molecular-weight compound consisting wholly of carbon and fluorine. PTFE is ... PTFE is a thermoplastic polymer, which is a white solid at room temperature, with a density of about 2200 kg/m3. According to ...
*  Ukulele
Modern ukuleles use nylon polymer strings, with many variations in the material, such as fluorocarbon, aluminum (as winding on ...
*  Tetrafluoroethylene
The PTFE polymer cracks, and at a pressure below 5 Torr (670 Pa) exclusively C2F4 is obtained. At higher pressures the product ... Like all unsaturated fluorocarbons it is susceptible to nucleophilic attack. It is unstable towards decomposition to C and CF 4 ... PTFE is one of the two fluorocarbon resins composed wholly of fluorine and carbon. The other resin composed purely of carbon ... It belongs to the family of fluorocarbons and is the simplest perfluorinated alkene. This gaseous species is used primarily in ...
*  DuPont
... "high-performance man-made polymers such as nylon, neoprene rubber, "Teflon" fluorocarbon resin, and a wide spectrum of new ... In the 1920s, DuPont continued its emphasis on materials science, hiring Wallace Carothers to work on polymers in 1928. ... In the 20th century, DuPont developed many polymers such as Vespel, neoprene, nylon, Corian, Teflon, Mylar, Kapton, Kevlar, ...
*  Reversible-deactivation radical polymerization
... are considerably different from that of an iodine-fluorocarbon bond and abstraction of the iodine from the terminated polymer ... When a growing polymer chain reacts with the addition fragmentation agent the radical end-group attacks the vinyl bond and ... This had the effect of prolonging the lifetime of the growing polymer chains (see above) to values comparable with the duration ... In all RDRP methods, the theoretical number average molecular weight of obtained polymers, Mn, can be defined by following ...
*  Living free-radical polymerization
... are considerably different from that of an iodine-fluorocarbon bond and abstraction of the iodine from the terminated polymer ... Thus, the redox process gives rise to an equilibrium between dormant (Polymer-Halide) and active (Polymer-radical) chains. The ... that creates a propagating chain or polymer radical. This polymer chain then adds to the C=S and leads to the formation of a ... When a growing polymer chain reacts with the addition fragmentation agent the radical end-group attacks the vinyl bond and ...
*  String (music)
To help solve the corrosion problem strings are either metal plated or polymer coated. The polymer coating is claimed to reduce ... Fluorocarbon strings are available for classical guitar, harp, and ukulele. These strings are sometimes incorrectly referred to ... Ethylene tetrafluorothylene (ETFE) is another polymer that is sometimes used to coat strings. It is abrasion and cut resistant ... When coated with a polymer (polytetrafluoroethylene) Teflon is the most commonly used. Teflon is resistant to many corrosive ...
*  Bis(trifluoromethyl)peroxide
It produces good quality polymers which are quite stable. This property is the reason an economical synthesis is sought for BTP ... Bis(trifluoromethyl)peroxide(BTP) is a fairly unknown fluorocarbon derivative first produced by Frédéric Swarts. It has ...
*  Bill Gore
"Awards in Polymers". The Polymer Society. Retrieved 2011-03-28. "Plastics Academy Hall of Fame-Bill Gore Hall of Fame Entry". ... He held patents in the fields of plastics, fluorocarbons, and electronics. He was also an active outdoorsman. Born in Meridian ... In 1985, Bill Gore received the Prince Philip Award for Polymers in the Service of Mankind, which honored Gore's Medical ... The award is given in recognition of polymers that have provided a significant service for mankind. He was inducted ...
*  Haloalkane
Fluorocarbon anesthetics reduce the hazard of flammability with diethyl ether and cyclopropane. Perfluorinated alkanes are used ... Important halogenated polymers include polyvinyl chloride (PVC), and polytetrafluoroethene (PTFE, or Teflon). The production of ...
*  Organofluorine chemistry
While fluorocarbons with single bonds are stable, unsaturated fluorocarbons are more reactive, especially those with triple ... The bifunctional monomer 4,4'-difluorobenzophenone is a precursor to PEEK-class polymers. In contrast to the many naturally- ... Perfluorinated compounds are fluorocarbon derivatives, as they are closely structurally related to fluorocarbons. However, they ... Certain firearm lubricants such as "Tetra Gun" contain fluorocarbons. Capitalizing on their nonflammability, fluorocarbons are ...
*  William T. Miller
His work focused primarily on the physical and chemical properties of fluorocarbons and chlorofluorocarbons, and the synthesis ... Miller carried out research into chemically resistant materials from which he developed the chlorofluorocarbon polymer used in ... Miller and his team succeeded in developing several novel non-reactive chlorofluorocarbon polymers, making possible the ...
*  Perfluorinated compound
This is due to the polar functional group added to the fluorocarbon chain. Elements commonly incorporated into fluorocarbon ... fluorosurfactants are widely used in the production of teflon and related fluorinated polymers. They have been used to confer ... The fluorocarbons PFOA (perfluorooctanoic acid) and PFOS (perfluorooctane sulfonate) have both been investigated by the EU and ... PFCs have properties that represent a blend of fluorocarbons (containing only C-F and C-C bonds) and the parent functionalized ...
*  Surface chemistry of cooking
They are polymers that typically have a silicon-oxygen backbone with methyl ligands. The fairly inert methyl groups are not ... Another problem is that Teflon begins to break down at around 350˚C and can give off poisonous fluorocarbon gasses. The final ... The polymer is a polyethylene chain with fluorine atoms replacing the hydrogen atoms. Since fluorine has a very high ... Polytetrafluoroethylene (commonly called by its DuPont brand name, Teflon) is a polymer that is used as a coating for non-stick ...
*  Kaneka Corporation
The production of modified silicone polymer named "Kaneka MS polymer" started in Kanepearl, now Kaneka Ken. In 1980, the ... In the same year, the company developed word's first non-fluorocarbon, non-halogen foaming agent type Kanelite Foam, the Type 3 ... In 2011, the company developed the first completely bio-based polymer with soft and heat-resistant properties, as well as a new ... the company industrialized world's first telechelic polymer. In the same year, they developed a new injection molding resin by ...
*  Fluorotelomer
In 2009 a 546-day USEPA study was published that estimated a degradation half-life for a fluorotelomer-based polymer in the ... Fluorotelomers are fluorocarbon-based oligomers, or telomers, synthesized by telomerization. Some fluorotelomers and ... The USEPA then carried out studies with two DuPont polymers in four soils and water using these methods. These new studies ... Washington JW, Jenkins TM (2015). "Abiotic hydrolysis of fluorotelomer polymers as a source of perfluorocarboxylates at the ...