Characterization of PTFE Using Advanced Thermal Analysis Techniques

  title={Characterization of PTFE Using Advanced Thermal Analysis Techniques},
  author={J{\"u}rgen Blumm and Andreas Lindemann and Markus Meyer and Claire Strasser},
  journal={International Journal of Thermophysics},
Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) is a synthetic fluoropolymer used in numerous industrial applications. It is often referred to by its trademark name, Teflon. Thermal characterization of a PTFE material was carried out using various thermal analysis and thermophysical properties test techniques. The transformation energetics and specific heat were measured employing differential scanning calorimetry. The thermal expansion and the density changes were determined employing pushrod dilatometry. The… 
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