North American Contact
UFP Technologies, Inc.
100 Hale Street
Newburyport, MA 01950, USA
Toll Free:  1.800.372.3172
Fax:  978.352.5616

International Contact
675 Mitcham Road, CR9 3AL, Croydon, UK
44 208 664 1630

Chemical Resistance

T-Tubes® are created by adding nitrogen to Kynar® PVDF resin, which is USP Class VI. Thus, they possess all chemical attributes associated with Kynar PVDF. The below chart displays T-Tubes’ chemical resistance superiority over PVC.  PVC is the plastic used in covering most conventional insulations.  

To find the effects and concentration limits of a particular substance when in contact with Kynar PVDF/T-Tubes,
please refer to the chart below or the Kynar Chemical Resistance Chart linked below.

Kynar® is a registered trademark of Arkema Inc. Kynar® PVDF chemical resistance chart used by permission from Arkema Inc.

  1. KYNAR Polyvinylidene fluoride - Type 1
  2. Polypropylene
  3. Polyvinylidene chloride
  4. Polyvinyl chloride* - Type 1
  5. Polyester (glass fiber reinforced)
Above recommended operating temperature of plastic.

Please click here to find Kynar® PVDF’s suitability for contact with a chemical