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PROPERTIES Natural Rubber SBR Butyl Nitrile Neoprene* Hypalon* EPDM
 
HARDNESS RANGE, IRHD 30 - 90 40 - 90 40 - 80 35 - 95 30 - 85 40 - 90 30 - 90
TENSILE STRENGTH, MPa 21 14 8 15 14 14 14
 
RESISTANCE TO:
ABRASION Excellent Good Good Good Good Excellent Good
COMPRESSION SET Good Good Fair Good Fair to Good Fair to Good Good
TEAR Good to V/Good Fair Good Fair Good Fair to Good Fair to Good
FLAME Poor Poor Poor Poor V/Good Excellent Poor
GAS PERMEABILITY Fairly Low Fairly Low Very Low Low Low Low Low
ELECTRICAL INSULATION Good to V/Good Good to V/Good Excellent Poor Fair to Good Excellent Excellent
ACIDS Dilute Fair to Good Fair to Good Excellent Good Good V/Good Excellent
Concentrated Fair to Good Fair to Good Good Good Good Good Excellent
SOLVENTS Aliphatic hydrocarbons Poor Poor Poor Excellent Fair to Good Fair to Good Poor
Aromatic hydrocarbons Poor Poor Poor Good Fair Fair Poor
Oxygenated ( Ketones, etc) Fair Fair Good Poor Poor Poor to Fair Good to V/Good
OTHER MEDIA Lubricating oil Poor Poor Poor V/Good Good Good Poor
Oil and petrol Poor Poor Poor Excellent Fair Good Poor
Animal and vegetable oils Fair Fair V/Good V/Good Good Good Good
Water V/Good Good V/Good Good Good V /Good Excellent
Ozone Poor Poor Excellent Poor V/Good Excellent Excellent
Oxidation Fair Fair Excellent Good V/Good Excellent V/Good
Weathering Fair Fair V/Good Fair V/Good Excellent Excellent
 
TEMPERATURE RANGE : In air
Max Intermittent deg C 90 100 120 125 120 135 125
Max continuous deg C 80 90 110 100 100 125 100
Minimum deg C -40 -40 -40 -40 -40 -20 -50
MAIN FEATURE : Outstanding General Ozone Very Good Weathering Weathering Chemicals
  Mechanical Purpose Chemical Heat and Oil Flame Acid and Alkali Water and Steam
  Properties Resistance Resistance Resistance Resistance Resistance

  

             
PROPERTIES Urethane Epichlorohydrin Vamac* Fluorosilicone Silicone Fluoroelastomer
 
HARDNESS RANGE, IRHD 40 - 95 55 - 85 40 - 90 40 - 80 30 - 80 55 - 90
TENSILE STRENGTH, MPa 25 14 17 7 7 14
 
RESISTANCE TO:
ABRASION Excellent Good Good Poor Poor Good
COMPRESSION SET Fair Fair to Good Good Good Good Good
TEAR Good Fair to Good Good Poor Poor Fair
FLAME Fair Good Poor Good Good V/Good
GAS PERMEABILITY Low Low Very Low Low Low Very Low
ELECTRICAL INSULATION Fair Good Fair to Good Excellent Excellent Fair to Good
ACIDS Dilute Fair Fair to Good Good Good Good Excellent
Concentrated Poor Fair Poor Fair Fair Excellent
SOLVENTS Aliphatic hydrocarbons Good Excellent Good Good Poor Excellent
Aromatic hydrocarbons Fair Good Fair Good Poor Excellent
Oxygenated ( Ketones, etc) Poor Poor Fair Fair Fair Poor
OTHER MEDIA Lubricating oil Good V/Good Good Good Fair Excellent
Oil and petrol Good Good Good Good Fair V/Good
Animal and vegetable oils Good V/Good Good Good Good Excellent
Water Good Good Good Good Good Good
Ozone Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
Oxidation Excellent V/Good Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
Weathering Good V/Good Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
 
TEMPERATURE RANGE : In air
Max Intermittent deg C 100 150 165 180 260 250
Max continuous deg C 80 120 150 150 210 205
Minimum deg C -30 -40 -30 -60 -60 -20
MAIN FEATURE : Abrasion Heat Heat Oil, Fuel and High and Low Oil, Fuel and
  Wear Oil and Ozone Oil Temperature Temperature Chemical
  Resistance Resistance Resistance Resistance Resistance Resistance

IMPORTANT NOTICE
This chart should be used as a basic guide only - it is not an authorative document


Industrial Rubber Ltd are Rubber Moulders specializing in Custom Rubber Moulding, Thermoplastic and rubber Injection moulding, Compression and Transfer rubber moulding of all types of Precision Moulded Components. Manufactured in any polymer with recognised approvals for specific industries. A leading independent UK company who's reputation is built around flexibilty, technical ability, customer service and quality ISO 9001:2008 accreditation. In partnership with our Sister Companies in China to achieve Low Cost Manufacturing of rubber mouldings Abroad.

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