PTFE / Teflon® / Polytetrafluoroethylene

Galaxy is a leading supplier of custom and stock Polytetrafluoroetheylene (PTFE) wires or cables.

Polytetrafluoroetheylene, PTFE, Teflon® Insulated Wire & Cable

Galaxy is a leading supplier of custom and stock Polytetrafluoroetheylene (PTFE) wires or cables. PTFE is also known as Teflon®, invented by DuPont™. Galaxy can supply PTFE wires and cables, both stock and custom, in various AWG sizes, voltage ratings, compounds, shielding constructions, and conductor counts.

What is Teflon® / Polytetrafluoroetheylene / PTFE?

Polytetrafluoroetheylene, also referred to as PTFE and Teflon®, is a synthetic fluoropolymer. PTFE is typically used in extreme environments. PTFE can withstand very high temperatures and low temperatures, is extremely durable and exhibits excellent electrical properties. These characteristics explain why PTFE / Teflon® is a widely used product. PTFE is commonly used military, aerospace, coaxial, and appliance wiring applications.

Common Types of PTFE / Teflon® Wire or Cable and Industry Applications

Technical Specifications

PTFE / Teflon® is commonly used only as an insulation material. Galaxy’s Sales Engineers can assist customers with the selection of insulation materials, and will recommend FEP when it is well suited for the application. The table below provides general guidelines for FEP in various environments.

Nominal Temperature RatingsFire ResistanceChemical ResistanceUV ResistanceDurabilityFlexibility
-60°C to 200°CExcellentExcellentExcellentGoodGood

Teflon® is a registered trademark of The Chemours Company FC, LLC.
DuPont™ is a registered trademark of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company

Contact Galaxy Wire & Cable for PTFE / Teflon® Insulated Wire/Cable

Contact Galaxy for further assistance with Polytetrafluoroetheylene / PTFE / Teflon® insulated wire or cable.

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