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PTFE Polytetrafluoroethylene, resistant to heat and many chemicals, and with low friction, used to make non‐stick coatings for cooking utensils. Discovered by Roy Plunkett, working for Du Pont in 1938; marketed as Teflon and Fluon.

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PTFE polytetrafluoroeth(yl)ene

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