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MicroFLON® and NanoFLON®

For Food Contact

Product Description

These PTFE powders are virgin PTFE micronized to various particle sizes and are FDA compliant for applications requiring food contact.


These MicroFLON® and NanoFLON® Powders are designed for food contact applications. These applications include; food processing, machine parts, and medical devices. These PTFE additives are recommended for thermoplastics and elastomers to reduce friction and enhance anti-wear properties.
These powders can be compounded into polyesters, polyamides, polyacetals, polycarbonate, and other engineering plastics. MicroFLON® and NanoFLON® are also effective in elastomers and blends of various engineering plastics.

Features & Benefits

bullet2.gifReduces Friction
bullet2.gifEnhances Wear Resistance
bullet2.gifReduces Noise
bullet2.gifHigh Thermal Stability
bullet2.gifImproves Stick-Slip Response
bullet2.gifProcessing Aid
Typical Properties Method MicroFLON® 1433FG MicroFLON® 1437FG NanoFLON® 101T
Particle Size Mean Value ASTM D-4464 4-6 µm 10-12 µm 6-9 µm
90% of Particles Under ASTM D-4464 10 µm 20 µm -
Primary Particle Size SEM N/A N/A 0.2 µm
Melting Point ASTM D-4591 > 328ºC > 328ºC > 323 ºC
Specific Gravity ASTM D-2320 2.15-2.2g/cm³ 2.15-2.2g/cm³ 2.15 g/cm³
Bulk Density ASTM D- 4894/4895 300-550 g/l 300-550 g/l 200-500 g/l
Surface Area ASTM D-5675 1.0-3.0 m2/g 1.0-3.0 m2/g 6.0-8.0 m2/g
FDA Status - 177.1550 177.1550 177.1550

Typical Properties

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Regulatory Status

The components of these products are listed on multiple chemical inventories. For specific information on the applicable chemical inventories, please refer to the product SDS. These products meet the requirements of 21 CFR 177.1550.

Safety, Shipping & Handling

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About Us

Shamrock pioneered the development of PTFE and wax additives in the 1970s, first for inks and coatings, and later for a wide range of applications including lubricants, personal care products, polymer additives, and many more.

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