There are many different types of non-stick coatings on the market, although DuPont’s 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.