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PF FOlie, PFA FOlie, PT or PM Huelse

English translation: Perfluor (see below)

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German term or phrase:PF FOlie, PFA FOlie, PT or PM Huelse
English translation:Perfluor (see below)
Entered by: Evert DELOOF-SYS
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04:16 Aug 4, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: PF FOlie, PFA FOlie, PT or PM Huelse
Pls explain these abbreviations. thanks in advance.
Laura Gentili
Italy
Local time: 05:20
Perfluor (see below)
Explanation:
PF = Perfluor / Fluoroelastomer
PFA = Perfluoroalkoxy or Perfluor Alkoxy

Both are chemical lining materials; the former belonging to the family of elastomers designed for very high temperature operation (for a picture/application see e.g.: www.sflex.nl/artikels/artomschr/sf-sfl.htm), the latter are materials having even greater heat & chemical resistance than fluoroelastomers (a brand name like TEFLON sounds familiar). Can be used in extreme conditions up to temperatures around 300 °C or even higher with special compounding.
For a more elaborate explanation/definition of these elastomer types, visit: www.merl-ltd.co.uk/eltypes.htm#ffkm

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Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 05:20
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Thank you so much. Sorry for not giving more context, but I was just trying to help a friend in an emergency. She has to translate these terms from German into Italian, and she posted our ML. Since everybody is on vacation in Italy, and I know there are excellent translators from German into English who answer questions on ProZ, I tried this last resource. I apologize again.
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naPerfluor (see below)
Evert DELOOF-SYS
naAny context?
Tom Funke


  

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Perfluor (see below)


Explanation:
PF = Perfluor / Fluoroelastomer
PFA = Perfluoroalkoxy or Perfluor Alkoxy

Both are chemical lining materials; the former belonging to the family of elastomers designed for very high temperature operation (for a picture/application see e.g.: www.sflex.nl/artikels/artomschr/sf-sfl.htm), the latter are materials having even greater heat & chemical resistance than fluoroelastomers (a brand name like TEFLON sounds familiar). Can be used in extreme conditions up to temperatures around 300 °C or even higher with special compounding.
For a more elaborate explanation/definition of these elastomer types, visit: www.merl-ltd.co.uk/eltypes.htm#ffkm

Need more context for PM/PT

Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 05:20
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FlemishFlemish
PRO pts in pair: 148
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Thank you so much. Sorry for not giving more context, but I was just trying to help a friend in an emergency. She has to translate these terms from German into Italian, and she posted our ML. Since everybody is on vacation in Italy, and I know there are excellent translators from German into English who answer questions on ProZ, I tried this last resource. I apologize again.
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