There are many different types of non-stick coatings on the market, although the Teflon™ brand of PTFE is probably the most widely known. Even though most people have heard of Teflon™, it doesn’t mean that the product is right for every application. Sometimes there is a much better answer.
FEP non-stick coatings are one example of an alternative to Teflon™. This type of coating is made by co-polymerizing hexafluoropropylene and tetrafluoroethylene. So what makes FEP non-stick coating a potentially better solution than Teflon™? Here are the properties and common uses of this material.