Is Teflon Coating Good for Cars?

First made in the 1930s, Teflon is the brand name of a synthetic fluoropolymer called polytetrafluoroethylene and known more commonly as PTFE.

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PTFE is used as a chemical coating used to create a heat resistant, non- reactive and waterproof surface.

A car begins to lose its value from the moment it is driven off the lot. From that point on, most buyers are concerned with maintaining the quality of their car, internally and externally.

Without a proper coating, a car’s paintwork can easily be damaged and ruin the overall aesthetic of the vehicle. A Teflon coating will prevent corrosion due to its waterproof nature. PTFE coating can be regarded as short-term solution, as the coating usually lasts for approximately six months. However, it is comparatively affordable and worth the investment to protect a vehicle’s exterior against scuffs and deterioration caused by corrosion, rust and environmental impact.

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