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SARChI Chair of Fluoro-materials Science and Process Integration


Prof. P.L. Crouse

Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment & IT


Prof Crouse’s current research interests include the development of fluoro-polymer capability in South Africa with a focus on PVDF, FEP and ETFE as well as the benchmarking processes against PTFE; the dry fluorination of inorganic materials for surface modification (inclusive of bulk metal silicides); modelling of fluorine cells, the Various Advanced Metal Initiative (AMI) projects relating to fluoro-chemical processing; as well as the development of alternative high temperature processes for the production of hydrogen fluoride directly from fluorspar.

Contact details

Tel: +27 12 420 2856
E-mail: 
philip.crouse@up.ac.za

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