Fluorochemicals and Materials

Daikin has pioneered the fluorochemicals business since 1933, and it continues to innovate and bring new compounds from fluoropolymers and fluoroelastomers to fluorine gas to society with the goal of saving energy and resources.

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Fluoropolymers

Daikin fluoropolymers are engineered and manufactured to be used in specialized and extreme environments and conditions. For each product type we have created a wide number of grades, allowing you to select the melt flow index, particle size, melting point, strength, flex life, or other polymer property that meets your application need. Our technical service professionals will assist you in selecting the right product for you.

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Fluoroelastomers

Daikin’s DAI-EL fluoroelastomer and perfluoroelastomer products provide excellent high temperature and aggressive fluids resistance in sealing and fluid transport applications for automotive, oil and gas, aerospace, chemical process, small engine, and other harsh sealing environments. Daikin’s global technical and manufacturing resources support new developments and application of DAI-EL, each designed to meet specific OEM (end user) and fabricator (processor) requirements.

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Surface Modification Technology

Daikin is the largest supplier of fluororepellents in the world. UNIDYNE has been the industry leader in delivering high performance fluorobarrier coatings that impart oil, water, and soil repellency for more than 40 years. While our foundation is global, our relationships are local. Our experienced sales and technical service staff members throughout the United States are available for help in providing solutions for your surface repellency design challenges.

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Coating Powders and Polymer Additives

A variety of fluoropolymers are manufactured and sold by Daikin. These are available in dry powders and liquid dispersions. The Daikin fluoropolymer products can be used in a variety of processes such as electrostatic spray coating, rotational lining and coating and liquid dispersion coating. In addition, they can be used as additives to other plastics. Daikin’s fluoropolymers allow the processor and end user to take advantage of the high performance characteristics of fluoropolymers. Fluoropolymers can be used as processing aids for the other plastics. Fluoropolymers also impart improved characteristics such as high temperature operation, excellent chemical resistance and high dielectric strength.

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Refrigerant Gas

For nearly 80 years, Daikin has been a leading producer of fluorine refrigerants. Daikin is the only company in the world dedicated to manufacturing both air conditioning systems and refrigerants. With this unique position, we continue to develop new refrigerants, increasing equipment energy efficiency and lessening environmental impact. Daikin is committed to exploring and adopting cutting-edge technology, in order to continually offer value-added solution-based products and services to customers.

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Specialty Products

Daikin is meeting the need for innovative solutions that improve the life cycle, safety, and efficiency of lithium primary batteries and lithum-ion batteries through electrolyte additives, electrode binder resins and more.

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