ETFE foil is a plastic polymer related to Teflon and is created by taking the polymer resin and extruding it into a thin film. Transparent windows are created either by inflating two or more layers of foil to form cushions or tensioning into a single skin membrane. Weighing approximately 1% of the weight of glass, ETFE (both single ply membranes as well as multiple layered ETFE cushions) are extremely light weight.
ETFE (Ethylene tetrafluoroethylene) is a lightweight material that is a superb alternative to glass. It is a popular choice for applications where high light and UV transmission are required.
ETFE foil demands less structural steel support than traditional glazed systems, resulting in an easier installation, and typically a lower cost alternative. It is often considered a value-engineered option over glass roofing.
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