Halar Coating

What is Halar coating?

What is Halar® Coating?

Halar® is the brand name for ECTFE or Ethylene-chlorotrifluoroethylene, a partially fluorinated semi-crystalline polymer developed for chemical resistance and introduced in 1970.

ECTFE is sold under various brand names, Halar® being the most popular; it is a melt-processable fluoropolymer with properties that make it a good choice for industrial coatings.

Halar® can be applied in a much thicker coating than PTFE. Typical coatings range from 5 to 60 mils (0.005” to 0.06”) in thickness, making them several times thicker than a PTFE coating. However, the thickness of a Halar® coating is limited by the thermal mass of the object being coated.

Halar® is widely used in the oil and gas, chemical processing and pharmaceutical industries.

Key features are:

  • Chemical resistance 
  • Low dielectric constant
  • High electrical resistivity
  • Cryogenic properties 
  • Low friction
  • Hydrophobic
  • High purity

Typical applications include:

  • Valve seats
  • Wire and Cable
  • Cams
  • Bearings
  • Chemical storage tanks
  • Centrifuges
  • Pipework
  • Semicon wet equipment
  • Exhaust hoods
  • Impellers

Fluorocarbon can provide F-LON® 7000 as a standard coating and F-LON 7070® as an FDA compliant coating. 

To find out more about our ECTFE coatings or to discuss your requirements, drop us an email info@fluorocarbon.co.uk

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