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Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Coating Markets for Teflon™ Fluoropolymers: Plastic Parts Manufacturing

A highly fragmented industry with some 16,000 companies generating annual revenues of approximately $215 billion, the plastic parts manufacturing market will be a “sweet spot” for many coaters to target. Primary market segments include packaging (bottles and wrapping), construction (pipes and insulation), electrical and electronics, and consumer. Typical customers include OEMs in the automotive, aircraft, and medical device markets and large consumer product companies such as Procter and Gamble. Other large prospects include Pactiv, Textron, and Mark IV Industries.

Key Benefits of Teflon™ industrial coatings:
  • Release
  • Low coefficient of friction
  • Abrasion resistance
  • Increased hardness
  • Corrosion resistance
  • Regulatory compliance (FDA)

Typical Applications:
  • Rubber molds
    • Golf ball cores
    • Shoes
    • Tire molds
  • Rotational molds
    • Playground equipment
    • Toys
    • Kayaks
    • Lawn & garden equipment
    • Injection molds, foam molds, thermoforming molds, compression molds
    • Heat seal bars 

For more information on the coating markets for Teflon™ industrial coatings and resources available, visit our Solution Center

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