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 (flo͝or′ō-kĕm′ĭ-kəl, flôr′-)
A chemical compound containing fluorine, especially a fluorocarbon.
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McLube mold release systems contain polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), a fluorochemical and resin-based formulation with excellent release properties and manufacturing benefits, including extreme temperature tolerances, longevity and durability, no transfer, no interference with finishing or bonding, and water- and solvent-based options.
Sun Chemical's Advanced Materials group, with world class resin engineering, produces the full range of general and specialty polymers including polyester, acrylic, epoxy, polyurethane and fluorochemical.
A facility near Fayetteville has been discharging wastewater containing the fluorochemical GenX, which is similar to PFOA, into the Cape Fear River since 1980.
In addition to its nonwoven application and testing capabilities, Pulcra Chemicals announced that it is expanding its fluorochemical product line, with a focus on medical and filtration end uses.
Archroma's innovative next-generation fluorochemical alternative is PFOA-free* C6 Nuva N supporting the switch away from long-chain fluorotelomer products that may contain PFOA (perfluorooctanoic acid).
This year, we're excited to have 3M Laboratory Manager Karl Weilandt, a fluoropolymer and fluorochemical scientist as our featured expert from 3M Labs.
Current liners in the United States are often based on chromium or fluorochemical compounds, which has raised some concerns," she notes.
In fact, each progressive and costly change in fluorochemical chemistry has led to alternatives that were previously uncompetitive.
Assessment of lipid, hepatic, and thyroid parameters with serum perfluorooctanoate (PFOA) concentrations in fluorochemical production workers.