Polytetrafluoroethylene, more commonly known as Teflon is one of the most widely used coating material in the world. Known for its high resistance to heat, corrosion, chemical reactions and abrasion, it is used to coat surfaces that require a smooth surface, while shielding it from elemental impact. Teflon finds a variety of uses in a variety of applications and industries, thanks to its multiple useful properties. Although primarily used in coating cookware surfaces, Teflon finds a variety of industrial uses in medical and waterproofing industries.