General PTFE Specifications and Features

PTFE Durability & Resistances

PTFE insulated wire offers an incredibly diverse range of advantages ranging from sheer durability and flexibility to extensive resistances to cold, heat, chemicals, friction, impact, and more. For detailed specifications, see below.

  • Durability
  • Specific Gravity – 2.15
  • Tensile Strength – 3-5 KPSI
  • Elongation – 300-500%
  • Flexural Modulus – 106 (MIT) cycles
  • Folding Endurance – 2.15
  • Impact Strength – 3.5 ft-lb/in
  • Hardness – 50-65 HB
  • Coefficient of Friction, Dynamic - 0.05-0.10
  • Resistances
  • Melting Point – 327C (621F)
  • Flame Rating – VO
  • Limiting Oxygen Index - >95%
  • Chemical/Solvent Resistance – Excellent
  • Water absorption (24h) - <0.01%
  • Weather Resistance 20 years unaffected (Florida exposure)
  • Hardness – 50-65 HB
  • Coefficient of Friction, Dynamic - 0.05-0.10
  • Conductive Properties
  • Dielectric Constant – 2.1 MHz
  • Dielectric Strength – 18 V/um
  • Dissipation Factor - <0.0001 MHz
  • Arc Resistance - >300 sec
  • Volume & Surface Resistivity - >1018
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