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Xylan Coatings in the Automotive Industry

February 27, 2014 | By | No Comments

What is Xylan? Well, Xylan is an industrial coating that is often used in the automotive industry. It is a registered trademark of the Whitford Corporation. Xylan is a fluoropolymer, which is a polymer that is based in fluorocarbon and has strong carbon-fluorine bonds. Fluoropolymers, like Xylan, are highly resistant to acids, bases, and solvents.

Fluoropolymers are appealing for use as industrial coatings because they have properties that make them non-stick. They are also resistant to corrosion. The most common use for Xylan is for non-stick cookware. However, Xylan is also widely used in the automotive industry. Read More