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Partial Reduction of Polytetrafluoroethylene Polymer Sheet by Metals ( Cr and Mn) in Pyridinium Poly( hydrogen fluoride) at Room Temperature*

Muddukrishna, KR and Padma, DK (1993) Partial Reduction of Polytetrafluoroethylene Polymer Sheet by Metals ( Cr and Mn) in Pyridinium Poly( hydrogen fluoride) at Room Temperature*. In: Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 49 (11). pp. 2051-2054.

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Abstract

Polytetrafluoroethylene ( PTFE ) has the distinction of being chemically very stable and, consequently, has found varied industrial uses. A DSC study of the reaction of PTFE with metals/metal oxide mixtures showed the formation of metal fluoride and with atomic hydrogen at low temperatures, no reaction was observed. However, PTFE is known to react with alkali metals, chlorine tri-fluoride, and fluorine at high temperatures, but in no case has formation of C - H bonds in PTFE been reported.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: The copyright belongs to John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Inorganic & Physical Chemistry
Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2006
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:25
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/6129

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