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3M™ PF-5056

A colorless, fully-fluorinated liquid that is chemically & thermally stable, non-flammable & practically non-toxic. It is effective in reducing the thermal conductivity of polyurethane & other rigid foam formulations. Has a boiling point of 250°C - 80°C.




Product Overview

Ideal solvent for depositing or removing fluorinated oils and lubricants along with use as heat transfer fluid in medium temperature ranges. Also used as additive to improve closed-cell micropourous blown foams. A clear, colorless, fully-fluorinated liquid PF-5052 fluid is chemically and thermally stable, practically non-toxic, and nonflammable. (b.p 40-60C)

Product Specifications

Appearance: Clear, colorless 
Boiling Point (101 kPa): 250°C - 80°C
Liquid Density: 1.7 g/ml
Kinematic Viscosity: <1 centistokes
Water Solubility: < 20 ppmw
Solubility in Water: <5 ppmw
Primary Chemistry: Perfluoro compounds

Features & Benefits

Thermal stability
Chemical stability
Wide liquid range


Used in combination with hydrocarbon blowing agents such as cyclopentane, 
reducing the cell size and the thermal conductivity of many rigid foam formulations.
Products potentially benefiting from the use of performance fluid PF-5056 include:
Commercial Refrigeration
Refrigerated Transport
Building Construction Panels

Related Products

3M™ Performance Fluids

Fully fluorinated liquids used to disperse PTFE dry-lube and dilute fluorinated oils.

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