Fluoropolymer linings or coatings for centrifugal pumps are a great solution for highly corrosive applications. However, simply selecting the right fluoropolymer coating is not enough to ensure that you will get a cost effective product that will perform maintenance-free for years.
The primary mechanism that reduces the life of fluoropolymer coated metal products (such as centrifugal pumps) is permeation. Permeation is the transfer of liquids or gases into and through the fluoropolymer lining. Continue reading