Measurement System: Metric
Colour: Semi Transparent
Continuous use temperature: 150°C/302°F
Flammability: UL94 V-0
PVDF Bushings conform to the following Standards/Norms:
A PVDF bushing, also known as a Polyvinylidene Fluoride bushing, is a specialized component used in a variety of industries for its exceptional combination of chemical resistance, mechanical strength, and electrical properties. PVDF is a high-performance thermoplastic polymer known for its outstanding resistance to chemicals, UV radiation, and flame. PVDF bushings play a crucial role in various applications across several key industries.
One of the prominent industries that heavily relies on PVDF bushings is the chemical processing industry. In chemical manufacturing plants, PVDF bushings are employed in pumps, valves, and piping systems where resistance to aggressive chemicals, solvents, and acids is paramount. PVDF's exceptional chemical resistance ensures the integrity of critical components in corrosive environments, preventing leaks and ensuring the safety of chemical processes.
The semiconductor and electronics industry also extensively uses PVDF bushings due to their excellent electrical insulation properties. These bushings are employed in semiconductor manufacturing equipment, including wafer handling systems, cleanroom machinery, and chemical delivery systems. PVDF's ability to maintain electrical integrity while withstanding harsh chemical exposure and high-purity requirements makes it an ideal choice in this industry.
PVDF bushings are commonly found in the water and wastewater treatment sector. In water treatment plants, these bushings are used in pumps, valves, and filtration systems where resistance to chlorine, ozone, and other water treatment chemicals is essential. PVDF's resistance to biofouling and its ability to maintain water purity make it a valuable material in ensuring the efficient and reliable operation of water treatment facilities.
The pharmaceutical industry benefits from PVDF bushings due to their biocompatibility and resistance to sterilization methods. These bushings are used in pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment, including pumps, mixing systems, and filtration units. PVDF's ability to maintain dimensional stability, even after repeated exposure to steam sterilization and chemical disinfection processes, ensures the integrity and safety of pharmaceutical products.
PVDF bushings are also utilised in the oil and gas sector, particularly in offshore drilling and subsea equipment. In the harsh and corrosive conditions of offshore oil rigs and subsea pipelines, PVDF bushings provide reliable performance, contributing to the durability and safety of drilling and production operations. Their resistance to saltwater, chemicals, and high pressures is crucial in maintaining the structural integrity of critical components.
In the food and beverage industry, PVDF bushings find applications in machinery used for processing and packaging food products. Their excellent resistance to chemicals, including food acids and cleaning agents, makes them suitable for use in conveyors, filling machines, and other equipment where hygiene and corrosion resistance are critical. PVDF's compliance with food safety regulations further enhances its suitability for food industry applications.
PVDF bushings are also employed in the renewable energy sector, particularly in solar panel manufacturing and photovoltaic systems. PVDF is used as a protective material in solar panels due to its resistance to UV radiation and weathering, ensuring the long-term performance and durability of solar energy installations.
PVDF bushings are essential components used across a wide range of industries, including chemical processing, electronics, water treatment, pharmaceuticals, oil and gas, food and beverage, and renewable energy. Their exceptional chemical resistance, electrical properties, and dimensional stability make them a reliable choice for critical applications in these sectors. As industries continue to demand materials that can withstand aggressive chemicals and harsh environmental conditions, PVDF bushings are likely to remain a key component in ensuring the reliability and safety of various industrial processes and applications.
The PVDF data sheet is available as a PDF to download below.
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Dimensions for PVDF Bushings in all available sizes are shown according to the product drawing above.
PVDF Key Properties
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