Edlon - Fluoropolymers

About Edlon

Edlon is the expert in engineered polymer and fluoropolymer material, with over 50 years of experience in creating specialized, cost-efficient solutions. As a global provider of innovative process solutions integrated within the GMM Pfaudler Group, Edlon is a pioneer in developing new technologies with a broad array of premium products.

Company history

During the late 1950’s and early 1960’s, fluoropolymer plastics were used primarily for their non-stick/low coefficient of friction or insulating properties. Primary applications ranged from paint additives to wire insulation, bearing plates, gaskets, and even non-stick frying pans.

Edlon saw far greater possibilities. It envisioned harnessing the unique properties of fluoropolymers for alleviating customers’ processing problems in the fields of: corrosion-resistance, release characteristics, and in high-purity applications.

The company was the first to develop a fusion welding process capable of coalescing long-length Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene (FEP). It then introduced non-stick covers bonded onto paper mill dryer rolls, eliminating many of the common issues associated with paper production, such as picking, sticking, and corrosion.

Edlon also developed the process of fabricating isostatically-molded pipe and fitting linings from Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE).

In continuing to offer one innovation after another, the company now has industrialized processes in a broad range of applications including:

  • Linear welding of FEP/PFA and other fluoropolymers for lined vessels (using either loose or bonded liner construction)
  • Low-stress design PureFusion™ welds, available in a whole host of fluoro-materials
  • PFA/ECTFE/ETFE/PVDF coatings for complex-shaped components and accessories
  • Roto-Molded and Roto-Lined tanks, chambers, column sections and manifolds
  • Various Fluoropolymer Fiberglass-Reinforced Plastic (FRP), dual laminated tanks and vessels.

Edlon today

Edlon now has extensive capacities for processing a wide range of fluoropolymers through a significant variety of manufacturing techniques. The company is unmatched in terms of its knowledge and abilities to deliver innovative solutions, and in the capabilities to solve its customers’ most challenging problems.

Through the knowledgeable and experienced staff of the Avondale, USA plant, Edlon is well-equipped to service its diverse clients. The company caters to an extensive variety of cutting-edge and accomplished customers in their respective fields, such as in the pharmaceutical, chemical, semiconductor and electronics industries.

Edlon, smart solutions using Fluoropolymer Linings & Coatings.

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