FEP foil is a very thin material. Because of that, people also you the word film because it is so thin. The thickness is only 25 micron. 1 micron = 1/1000mm, so you can image how thin this product is!
FEP means fluorinated ethylene propylene polymer. Most people are more familiar with the name Teflon. Teflon is a brand name, same as 3M or Neoflon FEP.
What is so unique about FEP film
FEP is a very special material because it has great specifications. It can handle +200 degrees Celius and -200 degrees Celsius very well. It’s very chemical resistance and will not easily damage when you exposure it to salt, sour, or organic solvents. The most remarkable property of FEP foil/film is the non-stick coating. It’s not flammable with gas or air with an oxygen concentration of less than 95 percent.
Where you can use it for
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigated PTFE in 1959 and approved the plastic. As a result, the material was used in various types of food preparation equipment. Teflon is used, among other things, as a non-stick coating for pans. But can also be processed in other materials used for food preparation.
The are a lot of applications (wide range) where you can use FEP film for. You can use it for industrial environments, packaging, sealing, disinfection, and you name it. Did we mention that the film has a very high electrical resistance and it is very transparent? This will raise the level of purposes to a whole new level!
Where to buy FEP film
You can order or buy FEP film in a lot of variations. The variations are about the thickness. You can choose a lot off different thickness like 25, 50, 100, 127, 250, 500 or 1000 micron (1mm) thick. The are a lot of applications thinkable with this amazing product.