Kynar® (Polyvinylidene Fluoride)

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Kynar® Characteristics

Kynar® is a high-performance thermoplastic material that is easily fabricated. It has excellent mechanical strength and offers good chemical, abrasion, UV and radiation resistance making it suitable for use in demanding environments such as chemical processing, semiconductor and nuclear waste applications. Even under continuous use in demanding applications, it retains its properties.

The characteristics of this polyvinylidene fluoride include:

  • Get a QuoteExcellent chemical, moisture and corrosion resistance
  • Good UV and radiation resistance
  • Superior fire resistance
  • Excellent dielectric properties

Applications for Kynar®

  • Chemical processing
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Semiconductor processing
  • Pulp and paper
  • Nuclear components
  • Hydrometallurgical
  • Wire and cable insulation

Contact a Dielectric Manufacturing knowledge expert to discuss the use of Kynar for your thermoplastic parts. Call 800-367-9122 or email

We also are a distributor of Kynar. Contact us to discuss how we can fulfill your material needs.

Kynar Polyvinylidene Fluoride Material Properties

Density1.33e3 - 1.43e3kg/m^30.048 - 0.0517lb/ft^3
Yield Strength8.62e7 - 8.96e7Pa12.5 - 13ksi
Tensile Strength7.24e7 - 1.18e8Pa10.5 - 17.1ksi
Elongation0.075 - 0.9% strain7.5 - 90% strain
Hardness (Vickers)2.54e8 - 2.64e8Pa25.9 - 26.9HV
Impact Strength (un-notched)7.9e3 - 9e3J/m^23.76 - 4.28ft.lbf/in^2
Fracture Toughness2.16e6 - 6.4e6Pa/m^0.51.97 - 5.82ksi/in^0.5
Young's Modulus2.07e9 - 2.76e9Pa0.3 - 0.410^6 psi
Max Service Temperature221 - 241°C430 - 466°F
Melting Temperature375 - 401°C707 - 754°F
Insulator or ConductorInsulatorInsulator
Specific Heat Capability1.39e3 - 1.45e3J/kg °C0.333 - 0.346BTU/lb. °F
Thermal Expansion Coefficient8.1e-5 - 1.01e-4strain/°C45 - 56µstrain/°F
CO2 Footprint9.08 - 10kg/kg9.08 - 10lb/lb

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