Victrex PEEK™ Material Properties Infographic

Victrex PEEK material is a semicrystalline thermoplastic typically used as a replacement for machined metals in a wide variety of high performance end-use applications.


The True Cost of Substandard Coatings

Have a look at the true costs of substandard coatings and get in touch with us to see just how much you can save by coating your bakeware equipment with us.


Common Coating Problems Part 2

This is the second part of our series looking at common coating problems that can crop up during the coating process. Here are AFT Fluorotec, we understand how these coating problems occur and how to prevent them. Coating Problem #8: Mud Cracking...


Common Coating Problems Part 1

This article looks at some of the common issues that can crop up during the coating process. Here at AFT Fluorotec, we understand how these coating problems occur and how to prevent them. Coating Problem #1: Blistered coatings Your coating has small...


The History of PTFE

For nearly 80 years our everyday lives have been improved by a resin called polytetrafluoroethylene, or PTFE. Discovered completely by accident on 6th April 1938 by DuPont chemist, Dr. Roy Plunkett whilst trying to invent a better coolant gas. After leaving a...


The Properties and Advantages of PTFE

Polytetrafluoroethylene or PTFE (more commonly known as Teflon) is a particularly versatile ivory-white and opaque plastic fluoropolymer; it is made by the free-radical polymerisation of many tetrafluoroethene molecules, and is suitable for a wide range of applications in industries as diverse as aerospace, the food and drink industry, pharmaceuticals and telecoms.


8 Common Reasons Valve Seats Fail

The importance of high-quality valve seats can't be over-emphasised since failure can be costly.


7 Reasons why AFT Fluorotec Manufacture in the UK

The UK manufacturing economy has seen its fair share of ups and downs in recent years. Throughout this time of turbulence, AFT Fluorotec has stayed committed to keeping all of its manufacturing at home. There are a number of reasons that we...


Silicone Glaze vs PTFE Coatings - How Much Can you Save?

Fluorotec is a leading provider of non-stick coatings and release coatings to the UK industrial market.One of our most popular coating types; PTFE (often referred to as Teflon® or Xylan® coatings) offer a tough inert heat-resistant finish with almost complete chemical inertness...


Teflon pans can save your bakery money

Last week we had the pleasure of exhibiting at Foodex 2016. We met some great businesses, many of whom knew that PTFE coating (more commonly known as Teflon coating) their pans is an option for their commercial bakery equipment but had never...