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TEFLON!!!!!

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Ryan Woods

on 9 September 2013

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Transcript of TEFLON!!!!!

Which engineering disciplines were essential to the creation of the product
TEFLON!!!!!
Teflon is a non-stick coating substance created by Dupont
What's it used in?
paints, fabrics, carpets, home furnishings, clothing
Presented to you by: Ryan Woods and Hanna Shiakallis
Made in 1938
Intro to engineering; 1st block
FRYING PANS!
It has 5 patents from 1939 to 1995
http://www.fluoride-history.de/p-teflon.htm
Chemical Engineers!
But... Why?
Chemical Engineers used chemicals in order to create a new chemical, which is Teflon. Teflon can then be applied to various products.
1938
Invention
That thing
First sold commercially
1945
Differentversion called PFE realeased
1960
Also known as PTFE
1970
Another version called Tefzel® or ETFE released
1972
Final version called PFA released
Which Engineering disciplines were essential to the creation of the product?
Teflon!
What impact on society has Teflon had?
Teflon has become an important household name in a wide variety of products. It is relatively safe for the environment, as it doesn't chemically react with anything to make it toxic.
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