Kynar® PVDF for Tower Packing

Distillation column at dusk.

Arkema offers a wide variety of fluoropolymer grades under the names Kynar® and Kynar Flex® that are readily injection moldable and can be considered as tower packing materials.

 

Tower packing and mist eliminators made with Kynar® PVDF are readily available in several types of configurations for use in distillation and scrubbing columns. Kynar® PVDF is easily injection moldable and can fill even the most intricate dump tower packing molds.

 

Listed below are benefits specific to Kynar® PVDF, a polymer very commonly used in the pulp and paper, mining, petrochemical, semiconductor, pharmaceutical, chlorine caustic, and general chemical industries.

 

Benefits:

  • Temperature Rating up to150°C continuous
  • Highly chemical resistant to strong acids, chlorine, bromine and hydrocarbon mixtures
  • High compressive strength
  • FDA, USP Class 6, NSF compliant
  • Able to process without additives for purity applications

 

Product Availability:

  • Kynar® Homopolymers for high temperature applications
  • Kynar® Copolymers for high pH chemical exposure
  • Kynar® UHM reinforced with glass fibers for high heat deflection and superior strength

 

Common Grades Used:

  • Kynar® 740 Datasheet US/SI
  • Kynar® 720 Datasheet US/SI
 
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