¤¤ WORLD PTFE (TEFLON) SHORTAGE UPDATE ¤¤

CONTINUED WORLDWIDE DEMAND ON RAW MATERIALS AFFECTING PTFE, TFE, FEP, PFA, ETFE. SILICONE ALSO BEING SEPARATELY AFFECTED.

As you may be aware the world has been hit by various extended lead times on materials at the moment, specifically in this case the demand for PTFE (Teflon) as well as Silicone and their raw constituent materials. 

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This has started to have repercussions into the industry and as such we at Genalog are here to help mitigate any impact these delays may have on your supply chain or even business as a whole. 

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Please see below for UL and Military lists of affected lines. If you know you are buying any of these please get in touch ASAP so that we can offset any future problems you may have by setting up supply chain options for you.

UL Wires and CSA Styles Affected;

UL 1164 UL 1659                          UL 1180 UL 1671                               UL 1198 UL 1726

UL 1199 UL 1727                           UL 1212 UL 1815                               UL 1213 UL 1911

UL 1226 UL 1644                          UL 1227 UL 5127                               UL 1330 UL 5196

UL 1331 UL 5251                           UL 1332 UL 5256                              UL 1333 UL 5257

UL 1371 UL 10086                       UL 1508 UL 10109                             UL 1513 UL 10126

UL 1516 UL 10202                        UL 1517 UL 11028                              UL 1523 UL 11033

UL 1538 TGGT UL 5180                  UL 1558 TGGT UL 5196                 UL 1570 TGGT UL 5251

UL 1643 TGGT UL 5256

Military Specification Wires and Cables Affected;

M16878/4 (NEMA HP-3-E)                M16878/5 (NEMA HP3) Type EE       M16878/6 (NEMA HP-3-ET)

M16878/11 (NEMA HP-4-K)              M16878/12 (NEMA HP-4-KK)            M16878/13 (NEMA HP-4-KT)

M16878/20 (NEMA HP-3-ET Wrapped)                      M16878/21 (NEMA HP-3-E Wrapped)

M16878/22 (NEMA HP-3-EE Wrapped)                        M16878/23 (NEMA HP-3-ET NPC)

M16878/24 (NEMA HP-3-ET NPC Wrapped)                         M16878/25 (NEMA HP-3-E NPC)

M16878/26 (NEMA HP-3-E NPC Wrapped)                       M16878/27 (NEMA HP-3-EE NPC)

M16878/28 (NEMA HP-3-EE NPC Wrapped)

M22759/5        M22759/6      M22759/7     M22759/8           M22759/9           M22759/10

M22759/11        M22759/12    M22759/14   M22759/16        M22759/17          M22759/18

M22759/19       M22759/21     M22759/22   M22759/23      M22759/28          M22759/29

M22759/30       M22759/31     M22759/32     M22759/33    M22759/34

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