Describe the properties of Teflon tape.
Teflon is a polymer also known as polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE). The monomer that is used for the manufacturing of Teflon is tetrafluoroethylene. The type of polymerization that occurs here is free radical polymerization.
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Teflon tapes are chemically called polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE). These have properties that are different from the monomers.
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