Foranext® gas for fluoropolymer synthesis

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Arkema manufacturers advanced fluorogases, such as HCFC-142b and HCFC-22, which are used in the synthesis of fluoropolymers and fluoroeslatomers, such as polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) and polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE).

  • R142b - 1-Chloro-1,1-difluoroethane – CAS 75-68-3
  • R22 – Chlorodifluoromethane – CAS 75-45-6
Arkema's fluorochemicals

Foranext® products, such as R-22 and R-142b, are at the heart of the chemistry leading to high performance fluoropolymers such as PTFE and PVDF.  Arkema combines its extensive expertise in both engineering polymers and industrial scale fluorination to develop new monomers for fluoropolymers, with improved attributes and performance.


  • Chemical and plastics industry
    • Fine chemistry
    • High purity chemical process


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  • Building block for chemical synthesis
  • Pharmaceutical intermediates