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ID: 300389728
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300389728

 

Record Type: concept
polytetrafluoroethylene (polymers, compounds (materials), ... Materials (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Strong, tough, waxy, nonflammable synthetic resin produced by the polymerization of tetrafluoroethylene; has numerous applications. It is distinguished by its slippery surface, high melting point, and resistance to attack by almost all chemicals.
 
Terms:
polytetrafluoroethylene (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,N)
PTFE (C,U,English,UF,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  M.MT

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Materials Facet
Materials Facet
Hierarchy of Materials (hierarchy name)
.... Materials (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of materials (substances)
........ materials (substances) (G)
Hierarchy of <materials by form>
............ <materials by form> (G)
Hierarchy of <materials by chemical form>
................ <materials by chemical form> (G)
Hierarchy of compounds (materials)
.................... compounds (materials) (G)
Hierarchy of polymers
........................ polymers (G)
Hierarchy of polytetrafluoroethylene
............................ polytetrafluoroethylene (G)

Related concepts:
exemplified by ....  Teflon (TM)
..........................  (brand name materials, Brand Names (hierarchy name)) [300380055]

Sources and Contributors:
polytetrafluoroethylene............  [VP Preferred]
.........................................  Breden, World Index of Plastics Standards (1971) 13: 264
.........................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
.........................................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
PTFE............  [VP]
...........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)

 

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