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Teflon fabric structure.

Teflon fabric structure.

Close-up showing the attachment of teflon fabric to a steel frame.

Close-up showing the attachment of teflon fabric to a steel frame.

Related Pages

1. General: A short history of the use of Teflon fabric in the construction industry is available on NASA’s Technology Transfer Program’s website. The article focuses mainly on Birdair’s contributions to the development of the technology.

2. General: “Fabric Architecture Magazine” is produced by the Industrial Fabrics Association International. The site is searchable, and there is a great deal of information available.

3. General: A generally informative article on Teflon is available on this Wikipedia page.

4. Chemical Compatibility of PTFE: “PTFE and Teflon Chemical Compatibility Chart“. Available on the website of CP Lab Safety.

5. Safety: See this material safety data sheet for health and safety information about Teflon fabric at the Saint-Gobain website. This is only an example and other products and brands may be different.

6. Technical: See this product data page for the technical characteristics of PTFE at the Boedeker Plastics website. This is only an example and other products and brands may be different.

7. Manufacturers: See this list of Teflon fabric roofing manufacturers.