PVDF unfilled

This unreinforced material is Ensinger's basic type of PVDF offering. It combines high density, high strength, and high chemical resistance, with very low moisture absorption. It also exhibits resistance to UV radiation. Ensinger sells this material under the tradename TECAFLON PVDF natural.


Chemical designation
PVDF (Polyvinylidene fluoride)
1,78 g/cm3

Main Features

  • very good chemical resistance
  • inherent flame retardant
  • continuous service temperature up to 150 °C
  • very good weldable
  • good slide and wear properties
  • very good electrical insulation
  • very good UV and weather resistance

Target industries

Technical details

  • Mechanical properties
    Mechanical propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    Tensile strength62MPa50mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Tensile strength at yield62MPa50mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Elongation at yield8%50mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Elongation at break17%50mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Flexural strength77MPa2mm/min, 10 NDIN EN ISO 178
    Modulus of elasticity
    (flexural test)
    2100MPa2mm/min, 10 NDIN EN ISO 178
    Compression strength16/28/59MPa1% / 2% / 5%EN ISO 604
    Compression modulus1900MPa5mm/min, 10 NEN ISO 604
    Impact strength (Charpy)150kJ/m2max. 7,5JDIN EN ISO 179-1eU
    Ball indentation hardness129MPaISO 2039-1
    Modulus of elasticity
    (tensile test)
    2200MPa1mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
  • Thermal properties
    Thermal propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    Glass transition temperature-40CDIN EN ISO 11357
    Melting temperature171CDIN EN ISO 11357
    Service temperature150Cshort termNN
    Service temperature150Clong termNN
    Thermal expansion (CLTE)1610-5*1/K23-60°C, long.DIN EN ISO 11359-1;2
    Thermal expansion (CLTE)1810-5*1/K23-100°C, long.DIN EN ISO 11359-1;2
    Thermal conductivity0.25W/(k*m)ISO 22007-4:2008
    Specific heat1.3J/(g*K)ISO 22007-4:2008
  • Electrical properties
    Electrical propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    surface resistivity1014ODIN IEC 60093
  • Other properties
    Other propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    Flammability (UL94)V0-corresponding toDIN IEC 60695-11-10;
    Resistance to hot water/ bases+--
    Resistance to weathering+-NN
    Water absorption<0.01%24h / 96h (23°C)DIN EN ISO 62

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