PTFE Special Applications

PTFE yarns can be used for numerous special applications

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Special requests welcome: Lenzing PROFILEN® PTFE yarns for special applications

From braided fishing lines to vulcanization aids

Finding niche solutions and developing unique products are among the activities that distinguish Lenzing Plastics to a special degree. We supply customers worldwide with special PTFE products, be it sinking braided fishing lines or yarns for engine development. Our in-house research and development department never stands still: existing products are continuously optimized, new ones developed. This gives us the flexibility to respond to individual needs and to work out innovative solutions. In the past, cooperation with customers and partners has led to revolutionary solutions. We are eager to continue this tradition.

Lenzing PROFILEN® PTFE: uniquely versatile

With Lenzing PROFILEN® PTFE, we have created a high-quality material that has exceptional properties: PTFE is chemically inert, heat and cold resistant, water and dirt repellent, UV resistant, non-flammable, anti-adhesive as well as biocompatible and also has an extremely low coefficient of friction. Thanks to these advantages, Lenzing PROFILEN® PTFE has already proven its worth in numerous industries, and the product range is huge. Nevertheless, there is always room for the development of new products and solutions – because innovation is our priority.

Special applications of Lenzing PROFILEN® PTFE

Environmentally friendly braided fishing lines with PTFE

The high specific gravity of PTFE (up to 2.2 g/cm³) makes it the perfect material for sinking braided fishing lines. The lines sink by their own weight alone, so there is no need to use highly questionable lead paste. In addition, Lenzing PROFILEN® PTFE yarns are absolutely hydrophobic, stain resistant, UV resistant and durable even in salt water. To provide more variety and meet individual preferences, we manufacture PTFE cords in different colors, gladly on request.

You have a problem? We have the solution!

Do you have a problem for which the solutions known so far do not work, or an idea for which the properties of PTFE could be useful? We will be happy to work with you to achieve the optimum result – solution-oriented and professional, yet fast and unbureaucratic. We are flexible enough to accept special orders and individual customer requests. Our own laboratory, which is available to us for research and development, is of great advantage here – from initial testing to ongoing quality control. Since our products are often unique and very special, it has proven useful to clarify technical questions personally. Contact our professionals without obligation.

PTFE is an exceptional material that finds favor in numerous fields thanks to its outstanding properties. No matter how small the niche, we are there to help and advise you - from the initial inquiry to ongoing support.

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