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|Molar mass||116.47 g mol−1|
|Odor||faint etheral odor|
|Density||1.54 g/cm3 at −60°C|
|Melting point||−158.2 °C (−252.8 °F; 115.0 K)|
|Boiling point||−27.8 °C (−18.0 °F; 245.3 K)|
|Solubility in water||4.01 g/100 mL|
|Solubility||soluble in benzene, chloroform|
|Refractive index (nD)||1.38 (0 °C)|
|Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)|
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Chlorotrifluoroethylene (CTFE) is a chlorofluorocarbon with chemical formula CF2CClF. It is commonly used as a refrigerant in cryogenic applications. CTFE has a carbon-carbon double bond and so can be polymerized to form polychlorotrifluoroethylene or copolymerized to produce the plastic ECTFE. PCTFE has the trade name Neoflon PCTFE from Daikin Industries in Japan, and used to be produced under the trade name Kel-F from 3M Corporation in Minnesota.
In 2012, an estimated 1-10 million pounds were produced commercially in the United States.
- Lide, David R. (1998). Handbook of Chemistry and Physics (87 ed.). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. pp. 3–126. ISBN 0-8493-0594-2.
- Aetna Plastics Corp. - Products. Services ... Solutions (in English), Aetna Plastics Corp., pp. PCTFE / Kel–F® / Neoflon®, retrieved 3 February 2012
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