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Whitepaper: Why You Should Rethink Your PTFE/Teflon® Tri-clamp® Sanitary Gaskets

Polytetrafluoroethylene, better known as PTFE, or by its brand name Teflon®, is commonly used as a sanitary gasket in pipe
connectors within process lines.

PTFE gaskets are often used in demanding sanitary environments where traditional elastomers such as EPDM, NBR and Silicone are not suitable. But if your PTFE gaskets are failing, causing downtime and disruption, what can you do?

In this whitepaper we investigate some of the common issues surrounding PTFE/Teflon gaskets and take a look at what alternative options are available.  

What's in the whitepaper?

In our whitepaper on PTFE/Teflon sanitary gaskets you will learn:

  • The common advantages of PTFE and why it may have been selected in the first place
  • The disadvantages of PTFE/Teflon sanitary gaskets
  • How PTFE compares to Perfluoroelastomer (FFKM) 
  • The benefits of switching to FFKM sanitary gaskets
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