Teflon™ (also called Polytetrafluoroethylene) was discovered in 1938 by Roy J. Plunkett at DuPont. Plunkett discovered Teflon™ by accident while working with alternative refrigerant gases. He filled tetrafluoroethylene (TFE) into small cylinders where the gas was frozen and compressed.
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PPI Adhesive Products Ltd manufactures an advanced range of electrical insulation tapes based on Nomex* to satisfy the most challenging applications of our customers.
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PPI Adhesive Products Ltd manufactures advanced tapes with a Glass fabric construction. Glass cloths are the most flexible and conformable backings used for adhesive tapes. Due to the glass fibres in the cloth, it is non-flammable and high temperature resistant. Glass cloths can be used at a constant temperature of 180°C (356°F) and offer excellent abrasion and mechanical resistance.
Glass fabric-based tapes can be used for a wide range of applications:
It all began with a two-week summer holiday to Ireland in July 1970 by Mr. Heinz Pollmeier and his wife Ranka. By April of the following year production of technical self-adhesive tapes started in Waterford with 15 employees and the story of PPI Adhesive Products Limited began.
As we celebrate 50 years in business we now employ 125 at our factories in Waterford, 7 at our sister company Valentia Industries Limited and 33 overseas sales and support personnel.
We are very excited to launch the new, refreshed ppiadhesiveproducts.com. The redesigned and enhanced website allows visitors to easily search product possibilities and navigate them to relevant contacts worldwide to discuss the best solutions for their applications. Still feeling lost? Our Chatbox will point you in the right direction.