PTFE - Teflon®
* PTFE is an acronym for the synthetic fluoropolymer known as
PolyteTraFluoroEthylene. The best known brand name of PTFE is Teflon®,
a registered trademark owned by the Chemours Company FC, LLC.
Chemours was assigned this trademark on January 1st, 2015. Previously,
this proprietary trademark was owned by the Dupont Co. - the firm which
discovered this compound in 1938, and who registered the original
trademark in 1945.