GENERAL PURPOSE ELASTOMERS

General purpose materials are suitable for applications where no unusual chemical, oil or temperature resistance is required. Contact Us for a quick quote.

 
General Purpose Elastomers
  Butyl EPDM Natural SBR
ASTM D - 2000 Designation AA, BA BA, CA AA AA, BA
Max. Tensile 3000 2500 3500 3000
Max. Elongation 850 600 700 600
Compression Set Resistance Fair - Good Very good Good Fair - Good
Resiliance Fair Good Excellent Good
Tear/Chip Resistance Good Fair Excellent Fair
Abrasion Resistance Fair Good Excellent Excellent
Service temp. (°F) -60 to 225 -60 to 350 -60 to 175 -50 to 225
"Rooftop" Aging Excellent Excellent Poor Poor
Ozone Resistance Excellent Excellent Fair Fair
Oxidaton Resistance Excellent Excellent Fair Good
Solvent Resistance
   - Aliphatic HC
   - Aromatic HC
   - Oxygenated HC
   - Lacquer Solvents
 
Poor
Poor
Good
Fair
 
Poor
Poor
Excellent
Fair
 
Poor
Poor
Poor
Poor
 
Poor
Poor
Poor
Poor
Acid Resistance
   - Dilute
   - Concentrated
 
Excellent
Very good
 
Excellent
Very good
 
Very good
Fair
 
Good
Fair
Gasoline/Oil Resistance Poor Poor Poor Poor
Animal/Veg. Oil Resistance Excellent Fair Poor Poor
Adhesion to
   - Metals
   - Fabrics
 
Good
Good
 
Good
Good
 
Excellent
Excellent
 
Excellent
Good
Noteworthy
  • Excellent gas impermeability/retention
  • Excellent vibration damping/attenuation
  • ozone and weather resistance
  • Low swell in water & steam
  • General purpose
  • Excellent dynamic mechanical properties
  • Good friction surface
  • Low cost
  • General purpose