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In critical applications that require the management of aggressive chemicals, safety and reliability are top priorities. That's why experts at SIMONA recommend corrosion resistant, high performance PVDF extruded from Arkema Kynar® resin. 

Offering 3 High-Performing Grades of PVDF:

  • SIMONA® PVDF homopolymer sheet made with Kynar® 740
  • SIMONA® PVDF-C copolymer sheet made with Kynar Flex® 2850
  • SIMONA® PVDF-HD high ductility copolymer sheet made with Kynar Flex® 2800

Provide solutions that outperform in the most difficult environments

  • Exceptional resistance to acids, solvents and oxidizers
  • Withstands service temperatures up to 300° F (149° C)
  • Reliable performance for chemical handling and storage in ultra pure and contaminant-free environments
  • FM 4910 compliant grade available
  • Meets UL 94 V-0 criteria
  • Outperforms metals in many corrosive applications
  • Low cost of ownership

Versatility in Many Engineering Applications

Extruded from Kynar® resin, SIMONA® PVDF sheet and rod products provide solutions for highly demanding applications in the chemical processing industry that effectively counteract damage due to corrosion, extend the life of service equipment, and improve operational safety.

These are just a few examples from an extensive range of engineering applications where SIMONA PVDF was used as material of construction and exceeded performance requirements. 

Chemical Tank Construction

Provides corrosion resistant barriers designed for chemical processing equipment, such as acid storage, pickling and galvanizing tanks.

PVDF, PVDF-C

  • Chemical resistant
  • Heat resistant
  • Withstands demanding heat cycles

Biotechnology and Laboratory Engineering

Adheres to safety requirements for laboratory equipment, cabinetry and fume hoods.

PVDF, PVDF-C, PVDF-HD

  • Non-contaminating in chemical environments
  • High mechanical strength

Semiconductor Processing Equipment

Meets demanding semiconductor cleanroom, wet process and electrical equipment conditions

PVDF, PVDF-C, PVDF-HD

  • FM 4910 grade available
  • Compatible with the needs of ultra pure water systems
  • Meets UL 94 V-0 criteria

Chemical Tank Linings 

Aramid, glass, PAN and polyester fabric backed linings adhere to steel or dual laminates to form a continuous purity, corrosion barrier 

PVDF, PVDF-C, PVDF-HD

  • Low permeability
  • High ductility
  • Long lasting

Waste Processing Drainage Systems

Maintains corrosive chemical waste streams in plant facilities, laboratories and food and beverage applications

PVDF, PVDF-C, PVDF-HD

  • Low permeability
  • Thermal stability
  • Minimal maintenance

Pumps and Valves 

Performs at high temperatures in corrosive environments for long lasting pump and valve components

PVDF, PVDF-C

  • Abrasion resistant
  • Flexible sheet size capabilities for ease of engineering

Petrochemical Facilities

Withstands a mixture of chemicals in biodiesel and petroleum processing industries

PVDF, PVDF-C, PVDF-HD

  • Low permeability
  • Chemical resistant
  • High mechanical strength

Food Processing Operations

Offers long term performance in applications that require compliance to food and beverage regulations

PVDF, PVDF-C, PVDF-HD

  • Complies with NSF-61 and FDA test protocol
  • Compatible with ultra pure water systems
  • Easy to clean

Mining Applications 

Meets friction and fluid handling challenges in abrasive mining conditions

PVDF, PVDF-C, PVDF-HD

  • Abrasion resistant
  • Exceptional resistance to acids and oxidizers
  • Contributes to durability of equipment

Tanker and Railcar Linings 

Provides stability and safe transport of harsh or hazardous fluids

PVDF-C, PVDF-HD

  • Low permeability
  • Chemical resistant
  • Provides road noise absorption

Scrubbers 

Demonstrates low permeability characteristics for use with most gases and liquids a

PVDF, PVDF-C, PVDF-HD

  • Chemical resistant
  • Superior physical properties
  • High temperature cycle lifetime

Nuclear Plants  

Resistant to acids, extremely hazardous environments

PVDF, PVDF-C

  • High thermal stability
  • Exceptional chemical resistance
  • Radiation resistant
  • Natural, off white color
  • High gloss sheet surface
  • Fabric-backed sheet available for dual laminates
  • Welding rod available made from the same resin
  • SIMONA PVDF sheet and rod made with Kynar 1000 also available, manufactured in Germany

Benefit from Our Joint Experience and Technical Expertise

SIMONA AMERICA Industries and Arkema combine more than 100 years of expertise in high performance thermoplastics

With a history of quality and innovation in corrosion resistant materials, our two companies serve customers worldwide in chemical processing and semiconductor manufacturing industries.
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For further information about our PVDF materials, please contact Vice President of Sales Chris Art at chris.art@simona-america.com or call +1 866-501-2992.

SIMONA® PVDF Applications Brochure