Calendered Skived PTFE Tapes and Films

High purity, premium grade skived PTFE tapes and films that have been calendered for enhanced physical, mechanical and electrical properties. These films are sometimes referred to as “tensilized” PTFE films.

The calendered PTFE films combine the unparalleled purity and cleanliness of our premium skived PTFE films with extraordinary physical, mechanical and electrical properties, delivering exceptional performance and reliability in a wide range of critical applications.

In addition to the extremely high tensile strength and modulus of elasticity, calendered skived films’ Corona Inception Voltage (CIV) is three times higher than a regular skived film, being an outstanding option for high voltage insulation systems where partial discharges and corona effect need to be minimized.

Technetics’ calendered films can be used as the backing material in pressure sensitive adhesive tapes and meet the requirements of A-A-59474, Type 1, Classes 1 and 2.

Features & Benefits

  • Clear/Natural Color
  • High temperature operation
  • Anti-stick and low friction
  • Excellent chemical resistance
  • Tensile Strength in excess of 15,000 psi (0.0020″ thick) | 103 MPa (0.051mm thick)
  • Modulus of Elasticity in excess of 60,000 psi (414 MPa)
  • Corona Inception Voltage 3X higher than regular skived films
  • RoHS/REACH compliant
  • Thickness from 0.0020″ (0.051mm) and up
  • Meet ASTM D3308 Type I, AMS3661, MIL-P-22241, A-A-59474 Type 1, Class 1 and 2 requirements
  • Etched surfaces optional

Product Applications

  • Pressure Sensitive Adhesive tapes
  • Release and no-stick surfaces/film
  • Wire and Cable Insulation
  • Medium/High Voltage Insulation Systems

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