Altamira Material Solutions
Houston, Texas, USA
leading manufacturer of high-performance ptfe shapes and components

ltamira Material Solutions LP is the leading manufacturer of high-performance polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) shapes and components.

They have the technical expertise and capabilities to support standard stock PTFE requirements in a variety of formulations or to work with your technical teams on the development of specialty materials or components for critical applications in semiconductor, aerospace, industrial and oil and gas markets.

The company’s well-known brand for PTFE shapes and seals is Texolon™, a reliable and trusted brand that has been around for over 30 years.

Their proprietary Amilon™ brand of PTFE-based engineered materials continues to prove themselves as the leading solution in a variety of critical applications from aerospace to semiconductor to medical.

Altamira has one of the most expansive tooling lists for compression molding of PTFE and also possess isostatic molding, auto-molding and paste extrusion capabilities. Their experienced teams of sales, operations and engineers work directly with your team to resolve the most trying requirements.

Product offerings
Texolon™ molded PTFE shapes are available in the following styles:

  • General Purpose, Virgin: ST 8765
  • Premium, Virgin: ST 8764
  • Modified PTFE: ST 8790

Molded PTFE sheets up to 48″ x 48″ and up to 8″ thick. Skived PTFE films and sheets from 0.001″ up to .375″ thick. Molded rods and cylinders up to 62″ OD. Special lengths are available up to 30″ long.

Altamira Material Solutions provides more than 80 different formulations of PTFE-based compounds, molded into rods, cylinders or sheets. Additives (or fillers) are added to enhance certain properties PTFE does not excel at, such as wear resistance, hardness, electrical conductivity or thermal conductivity for example. Common fillers are glass fibers, carbon, graphite and bronze.

All products can be surface-treated in the company’s sodium-ammonia etching process for bonding to other substrates. In addition, they have a wide range of machining capabilities to transform basic shapes into complex parts. Their state-of-the-art machining capabilities can hold extremely tight tolerances.

To ensure they are doing their part to protect the environment, Altamira recycles all of its PTFE process waste.

It is their goal to not only be the market leader but to ensure our partners success by producing quality and timely products.

For additional information, contact Altamira Material Solutions LP at 10633 West Little York, Building 3, Suite 300, Houston, TX 77041-5389 USA; (713) 983-4201, email or