Raw material information

The standard PVDF (Polyvinylidene fluoride) is a homopolymer of VF2 (Vinylidene difluoride).

Besides those homopolymers, copolymers with HFP (Hexafluoropropylene) such as CTFE (Chlorotrifluoroethylene) and copolymer blends also exist and are usually softer than the homopolymers.


  • Temperature of continuous use ranges from – 50 °C (-58 °F) to + 150 °C (+302 °F)
  • Good chemical stability
  • Best mechanical properties of all fluoroplastics
  • Distinguished stability to high-energy rays
  • Very smooth and easy to clean anti-adhesive surfaces
  • High pressure resistance at room temperatute
  • Weldable
  • Nonflammable (UL 94: V0 classification)
  • Low permeability
  • Sterilizable and autoclavable
  • Compliant with FDA and UPS Class VI


APT produces PVDF tubes from a minimum inner diameter of 0,3 mm (0.010”) to a maximum outer diameter of 100 mm (4.000”) and PVDF rods to a maximum diameter of 4,00 mm (0.160”) In addition to a large spectrum of standard products, on which we keep stock , we almost produce every possible required dimensions. On request, products can also be colored according to RAL-color system.

Depending on customer’s request, PVDF tubes can be packaged in coils, wrapped on spools or supplied in straight length up to 6 m (18ft.).

Application areas

On basis of these excellent characteristics, PVDF tubes can be used for several applications in the industrial sector:

  • Chemical plant construction
  • Equipment engineering
  • Laboratory techniques and process engineering
  • Oil and Gas industry
  • Automotive, aerial and spatial engineering
  • Medical engineering
  • Semiconductor industry
  • Electrical engineering
  • Medical product

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