An Introduction to the Versatile and Highly-Sought After Teflon
What is the first thing that comes to your mind when the word Teflon is mentioned? Most likely as the substance that covers pans and pots used in the kitchen to keep food from sticking when cooking, right? You will, however, be very surprised to discover just how versatile this product is when it comes to industrial uses as well. First things first, Teflon dates back to 1938 when scientists from the DuPont Corporation introduced this slippery plastic material to the world. It is also important to note that Teflon by itself is non-corrosive, doesn’t react to chemicals and also doesn’t undergo oxidation. In other words, when you hear the name Teflon mentioned, you can associate it directly with a brand name whose product is made up of fluorine and carbon to create the most versatile chemical compound in the world. Continue reading here to discover more uses of this product that is gaining in huge popularity today more than ever before.
As you discover more uses, one thing that shouldn’t escape your attention is its application on the windshield wiper blades which ensures the blades run much quieter and smoother on the windshield. The other notable advantage of having the Teflon coating on windshield blades is for durability as it enhances its ability to ward-off harsh weather conditions.
You will also discover Teflon as a very good product for car coating to protect the undercarriage and the original car paint. It is no wonder cars with a Teflon coating have a shiny appearance and will have very minimal or no visible car scratches. Another additional tip is that it helps protect the car against rust. The third common application of Teflon is on protecting furniture upholstery against stains and dirt.
Teflon is also a great protectant for those who wear glasses and are tired of scratches, smudges, and glares that are very common with glasses. When you find eyeglasses that have a clear coat of Teflon on the lenses, you will rest easy knowing you will have a perfect and clear vision. The other industry that has greatly benefited from Teflon is the hair and beauty industry, thanks to its high heat-resistant properties. You will mostly find it used on quality flat irons and other styling tools that are subjected to extreme heat such as curling wands. With so many personal, recreational and practical uses for Teflon, it is clearly no-brainer that it also has many great applications in industries.
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