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South African based company

Manufacturers of PTFE Products in South Africa, and supplying the Local market and the entire African Continent.

PTFE Extruded Rod

PTFE Extruded Rod is now manufactured here at CIP

PTFE Rod is known as having the lowest co-efficient of friction of any solid material and is extremely effective operating at extremely high and low temperatures.

What is PTFE?

PTFE (Polytetrafluoroethylene) fluorocarbon resins represent one of the most versatile products lines ever to emerge from Du Pont laboratories. From Exotic space-age applications to molded parts and wire and cable insulation to its consumer use as a coating for cookware, PTFE has fulfilled a wide variety of roles in its 40-year history.

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PTFE Tank Linings & Equipment

Sulfuric acid is a highly corrosive and equipment design to handle sulfuric must be corrosion resistant. Exotic alloys are available which provide excellent corrosion resistance and long service life. The disadvantages of these alloys are their high costs. PTFE Sheet linings have been used since the early days of sulfuric acid manufacture. They provide excellent resistance to sulfuric acid at a reasonable cost since less expensive materials such as carbon steel can be used for the walls of the vessel or tank.

PTFE-lined Tanks, Vessels, Reactors and Columns
PTFE lined columns and tanks can be employed in various processes, such as:

  • Washing
  • Distillation or rectification
  • Absorption columns for Hcl/Hbr, etc.
  • Liquid extraction
  • Reactors
  • Storage tanks.


The application range of PTFE-lined columns is from -10°C to +200°C. However, under particularly harsh operating conditions such as those involving high and sudden pressure and temperature changes, or in case of special shapes, etc. these application limits become narrower. Tank lining in PTFE is obtained from virgin materials which are then processed with particular techniques to guarantee high hydrophobicity and dimensional stability. The PTFE linings are available in thicknesses from 3 to 5 mm.

The well-known non-stick properties of PTFE ensure high resistance to fouling and excellent cleanliness, as a result reducing or even eliminating downtimes. Columns and tanks are available in nominal diameters from DN 300 to 2000 in flanged sections up to 2 metres in height (depending on the DN), flat or taper end plates, welded or machined nozzles, along with a range of PTFE internals such as distributors, supports, rings, diffusers, suction tubes, etc.

In case of certified and tested equipment, the use of standard PTFE-lined components allows the repair of the lining without the need for testing the metal substrate again. Tanks and Columns manufactured to customers requirements.

Range of application:
--Media: resist in any kinds of acid, alkali, salt and other strong corrosion media except molten alkali, such as sodium and potassium, trifluoride chloride and gaseous fluorine.
--Temperature: -30~220℃

Specification:
--Diameter: ≤Φ5000mm
--Height of column per section: ≤5000mm
--Available to horizontal and vertical
--PTFE Liner thickness: 2~5mm

Please contact us for pricing.

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Office Contact Details:

Tel.: 011 422-1850/1
Fax: 011 421-8089

Administration Department:

cipadmin@global.co.za
Savi Maistry

PTFE Coatings and Linings:

Darryl@ptfeplastics.co.za
Darryl Maistry

Plastic Lined Pipe & Fittings:

cip777@global.co.za

General Enquiries

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Dispatch & Receiving

Haroun@ptfeplastics.co.za

Director:

ciprama@global.co.za
Rama Maistry


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