Teflon’s most outstanding properties include high heat resistance (up to 500 degrees fahrenheit), chemical and solvent resistance, being inert and non-toxic, its natural white color, it’s FDA approved and offers excellent machinability. Teflon comes in rod and sheet stock. Standard sheet size is 4’ x 4’, while thicknesses range from 1/32” to 2”. Rods are available in 1/8” to 8” diameter.