Hardick and PFTE

In The Netherlands, Hardick is the market leader in conveyor belts with exquisite anti-stick properties. In the whole of Europe, Hardick products take a leading position! The PFTE conveyor belts are famous and that is exactly why you need to know more about PFTE. For instance, the Hardick PFTE conveyor belts are heat resistant up to +260 degrees. Besides, they have excellent anti-adherence properties and have a slight heat capacity and heat loss. PFTE is amongst others used in the following sectors: 

  • Paper industry
  • Food industry
  • Wrapping industry
  • Rubber extrusion
  • Textile industry

And in more than five other sectors it is used a lot. A few weeks ago a question popped up. That was the following: is it harmful to humans? Ingestion of PFTE is not reported to be toxic. Luckily! 

Hardick and their business 

A lot of people already know Hardick. The great company Hardick has already more than 100 years of experience if we talk about the production of PFTE conveyors belts and other products. Hardick is a market leader, that is for sure. Hardick is your supplier for PFTE conveyor belts and for other products, such as welding equipment, shrink tubes and tape. They have a flexible service, so if a problem just did pop up then the service team is totally ready to solve the problem, 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. Hardick has short delivery times and a mobile service. Next to this, they give free advice and indeed 100 years of craftsmanship. Want to see Hardick in one minute? Go and have a look, you will get to know this company better and that is good for you, because they offer good quality products without asking a price that is too high to handle. They produce and supply to order, and keep a large stock of semi-finished products that enables them to do a quick delivery. What is their standard lead time then? That depends. The website mentions that the standard lead-time is depending on the product and that is sone till three days. (Working days, in general). Do you have any more questions? They are ready to answer your questions, you just have to call them or send them an email and you will get your answer as soon as possible. But where does PFTE stand for, for those of us that do not know that already, we explained this below.

Where does PFTE stand for? 

This is the shortened name the chemical polytetrafluoroethylene. Next to this, Teflon is the trade name of the same polymer. It is a material that is really flexible, non-stick and is chemical, thermal and electrical resistant. So you don’t have to look any further if you have to buy a material that has to look like that. And what is it made of? It is commonly known as Teflon (as we mentioned before) and is a fluorpolymer that is made of tetrafluoroethylene (TFE) molecules. PFTE has exceptional properties and with these properties, it can be widely used compound for a lot of different applications.