PTFE stands for Polytetrafluoroethylene and is used amongst plumbers, but is also very useful for emergency plumbers. (PTFE) was discovered back in 1938 by a guy called Roy Plunkett, who worked for Kinetic Chemicals.
What is Teflon made of and what is it used for?
The finished coating is a dried, durable nonstick material which delivers the easy clean and nonstick performance that you expect from your cookware coated with Teflon™ nonstick. Chemours nonstick coatings for cookware are based on PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene), which is a high-performance fluoropolymer.
What are the elements of Teflon?
Polytetrafluoroethylene, or PTFE, is made of a carbon backbone chain, and each carbon has two fluorine atoms attached to it.