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DuPont Tedlar<sup>®</sup> logoIn 1942, polyvinyl fluoride was invented by DuPont, with the company being granted a US patent for its new material and process. In 1961, DuPont received the original registered trademark for Tedlar® PVF film and officially introduces it for commercial use.

Tedlar® film provides superior protection against the elements, high-traffic, and touch surfaces; it is chemically-inert, resistant to cleaning with harsh chemicals, to dirt, corrosion, the effects of prolonged exposure to UV radiation and does not support the growth of mold, mildew and other fungi.

Tedlar® is made in the United States and is available in a range of colors, including transparent.

Products

Tedlar® PVF film products are available in an industry leading array of types, grades, colors and thicknesses.

The product line comprises of four basic product classes:

  • Oriented films (Types: 1-5)
  • Cast Films (Transparent)
  • Adhesives
  • Powders and dispersions for custom applications

 

Properties

Tedlar® PVF film has a unique set of high performance properties:

√ Highly Inert and Chemically Resistant
√ UV & Weather Stability
√ Dirt and Stain Resistant
√ Cleanable, Disinfectant Resistant
√ Low smoke and low smoke toxicity
√ Highly flexible and formable
√ Does not support mold and mildew growth
√ Low gas and vapor permeability
√ Compatible with wide range of adhesives

 

Application Overview

Tedlar® PVF film is utilized in a number of demanding end use applications and markets.

  • Aircraft and Rail Transportation – Solid Surface
  • Solor Panel Construction (Backsheet)
  • Architectural – Metallic Roof and Wall Panels
  • UV Layer – Commercial Signage
  • Gas Sampling Bags
  • Commercial Interior Wall Covering
  • Fabric Laminating
  • Composite and Molding Release Processes