Product Description

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Teflex Woven is made from pure woven PTFE and can be used in high temperature applications and with either caustic or acid products.

Application
  • Can be used on products across the full pH scale  i.e. caustic and acid products will not effect PTFE
  • Capable of running at high temperatures – continuously operating at 260°C / 500°F with short term surges at 280°C / 536°F.
 
 
Key Features
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Can be used on products across the full pH scale

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Capable of running at  high temperatures

Specifications

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Physical properties
Material/Fibre
PTFE
Colour
Natural (dark brown)
Construction/ Finish
Basket weave
Wall Thickness (+/- 10%)
0.5mm / 1/64 inch
Weight
678 g/m2 / 20 oz/yd2
Breathable
Yes
Minimum Tensile Strength (kgf/25mm) (measured as a force over a 25mm wide Ravel Strip)
Warp 90 Filling 100 (Test Standard: ASTM D5035). (measured as a force over a 25mm wide Ravel Strip)
Ultimate Elongation
55 (Test Standard: ASTM C5035
Dust tight?
No
Maximum Number of Rings (on a single connector)
10
Operating Conditions
Max. Operating Temp
260°C / 500°F
Operating Temp Range
- 40 to 260°C / -40 to 500°F
Surge Temp
280°C / 536°F
Low Temp / Flexibility
Good
Air Permeability
0.3 (cm3/cm2/sec at 125Pa) / 0.50 (ft3/ft2/sec at 0.5 inch wg)
Vibration
Yes
Oscillation
Yes
Compression
Yes
Certification and Compliance
FDA and USDA
PTFE is compliant with FDA 21 CFR 177.1550, 178.3297
Atex Certified

IBExU tested. Approved for all dust explosion hazardous areas. Some restrictions apply.

Dimensions
Available Diameters
  • Ø100mm,
  • Ø125mm
  • Ø150mm - 1,650mm (in 50mm increments).

(max. diameter with SS rings is 500mm, Tool Release is 650mm plastic rings is 1,000mm)

Applicable Connector Lengths
80mm (3"), 100mm (4") then in 50mm (2") increments up to 1,500mm (4ft 11"). (min. length for all with rings is 150mm)
Options
Available with SS Rings? (min. length for all is 150mm)
Yes - to Ø500mm = CL ≤ 1,500mm
Available with Plastic Rings? (min. length for all is 150mm)
Yes - to Ø500mm = CL ≤ 1,500mm, Ø550mm - 1,000mm = CL ≤ 500mm
Available as Tool Release?
Yes to Ø650mm
Available as Tapered?
Yes
Available as a one ended Connnector?
Yes
Quick Access Port Connector?
No

Getting Started with BFM® fittings

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We have Authorized Distributors who will help work through what you want to achieve and how BFM® fitting can improve your plant.

Product Options

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  • Rings
  • Tool Release
Rings

 

Steel Rings-white background-400x300pxTeflex Woven is available with stainless steel or plastic support rings to help keep the walls of the connector open.

Ideal for vacuum applications or longer lengths.

 
Tool Release

 

Tool Release- 300 x 200pxFor added security, this option has a significantly firmer snap-band that makes it virtually impossible to remove by hand and requires a specially shaped tool.

 

 

Tips and Guides

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For some useful technical tips and information get you started with selecting the BFM® fitting system.

Installation Process

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Helpful information for the entire installation process, from measuring up for the initial welding of your spigots to snap-fitting your connectors.

Contact Us

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If you would like to discuss your unique application, please contact us and we'll help find a solution for you.