Have you ever heard of a Teflon O ring? If not, you may have heard of PTFE O rings. They are the same product, but the names are a bit different depending on what you are talking about. In this video, an expert will go over what a PTFE O ring is, how it is made, what they are made out of, and what they are used for.
If you don’t know what PTFE O rings, then you might not know what PTFE is. PTFE is a synthetic polymer. It is derived from the chemical bonding of carbon and fluoride. PTFE is better known as Teflon, which is the main material that provides nonstick surfaces. Teflon is just one of the brand names PTFE is referred to. There is also, Daikin Polyflon, Fluon, and Dyneon, so they are all the same substance but different names depending on who is speaking. In order for PTFE to be nonreactive, water resistant, and have low friction, the temperature range should be -1,000F to 4,000F.
Watch this entire video to learn all about PTFE O rings and understand what they are used for and how they are made.