Skived PTFE Tapes & Films

High purity PTFE tapes and films for the most demanding applications

Our skived tapes and films are engineered for unparalleled purity and cleanliness, delivering exceptional performance and reliability in a wide range of critical applications, including wire and cable insulation, hose lining, medical equipment and gaskets.

Whether your application requires a general purpose, more economical solution, or a high performance material, we have a solution for you. Our general purpose/economical grades meet ASTM D3308 Type II, AMS3652 and AMS3662 requirements. Premium grades meet ASTM D3308 Type I, AMS3661 and AS22759 requirements.

For larger applications, don't forget to check out our skived sheet solutions.

Details

Configurations:

  • Clear/Natural
    • Pigmented or filled materials can be developed
  • General purpose or premium
  • Virgin or modified
  • Etched surfaces optional
  • 1,500yds (min) splice-free
  • Thickness from 0.0010” (0.025mm)
  • Custom slit to widths from 5/32” (4mm) up to 24” (610mm)
  • Packaging/winding
    • 3" ID plastic or cardboard cores
      • Wide films can be wound on 6” ID cores
    • Traverse/level: up to 3/4” (19.1mm) wide
    • Step-pack/index: up to 5/8” (15.9mm) wide
    • Pancake/flat pads: from 1/4” (6.4mm) wide and above

Typical Properties

General Purpose

Property / Thickness 0.0010" (0.025mm) 0.0020" (0.051mm) 0.0030" (0.076mm)
Density (Typical) 2.17 g/cm3
Tensile Strength (Machine Direction) Min 2,800 psi (19.3 MPa)
Elongation (Machine Direction) Min 200%


Premium

Property / Thickness 0.0010" (0.025mm) 0.0020" (0.051mm) 0.0030" (0.076mm)
Density (Typical) 2.17 g/cm3
Tensile Strength (Machine Direction) Min 4,000 psi (27.8 MPa)
Elongation (Machine Direction) Min 300%
Dielectric Strength (Breakdown Voltage) Typical 4,500 V/mil
(177 kV/mm)
3,700 V/mil
(146 kV/mm)
3,000 V/mil
(118 kV/mm)
ASTM D3308, Type I (min) 4,472 V/mil
(176 kV/mm)
3,162 V/mil
(124 kV/mm)
2,582 V/mil
(102 kV/mm)
AS22759 (min) 2,700 V/mil (106 kV/mm)

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