PVDF is Widely Used For:

  • Chemical tank liners
  • Semiconductor equipment components
  • Fittings, seals, and gaskets
  • Pump and valve parts
  • Nozzles
  • Piping

Performance Characteristics:

  • High purity
  • Excellent chemical resistance
  • Easy to weld using thermoplastic
    welding equipment
  • Good UV stability
  • Flame resistant
  • Abrasion resistant

Common Brands:

  • Kynar®
  • SustaPVDF


High purity engineering plastic with excellent chemical, abrasion, and flame resistance

PVDF (polyvinylidene fluoride), often referred to by its trade name Kynar®, is a high purity engineering thermoplastic with excellent chemical resistance, abrasion resistance, flame resistance, and UV stability. PVDF is widely used for chemical tank liners and semiconductor equipment components. FDA compliant grades of PVDF are available.

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SHEET Dimensions:
24 in x 48 in
0.500 in – 4 in
ROD Outside Diameter:
0.187 in – 11 in
COLOR Natural

Length, width, thickness, and diameter tolerances vary by size, by manufacturer, brand, and grade. Custom sizes available upon request.

PVDF Properties and Material Options

Homopolymer PVDF– has higher strength and stiffness and has a higher heat deflection temperature than copolymer PVDF. 

Copolymer PVDF– is less stiff but has superior impact and stress crack resistance.


Typical properties of PVDF
Tensile strength psi D638 7,800
Flexural modulus psi D790 310,000
Izod impact (notched) ft-lbs/in of notch D256 3.0
Heat deflection temperature @ 264 psi °F D648 235
Maximum continuous service temperature in air °F   -
Water absorption (immersion 24 hours) % D570 0.02
Coefficient of linear thermal expansion in/in/°Fx10-5 D696 7.1

Values may vary according to brand name. Please ask your Curbell Plastics representative for more specific information about an individual brand.

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