SPECIALTY ELASTOMERS

Specialty materials offer properties or combinations of properties not available in any other class of materials. With extreme high temperature and low temperature resistance, extreme chemical resistance and stability over a wide range of operating conditions these materials perform where no others can. Contact Us for a quick quote.

 
Specialty Elastomers
  Silicone Fluorosilicone Thiokol® Viton®
ASTM D - 2000 Designation FC, FE, GE FK BK HK
Max. Tensile 1700 1500 1200 2000
Max. Elongation 700 300 300 300
Compression Set Resistance Very Good Good Poor Good
Resiliance Good Excellent Fair Fair
Tear/Chip Resistance Poor Poor Poor Good
Abrasion Resistance Fair to Poor Poor Poor Good
Service temp. (°F) -150 to 600 -80 to 300 -65 to 160 -10 to 600
"Rooftop" Aging Excellent Excellent Good Excellent
Ozone Resistance Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
Oxidaton Resistance Excellent Excellent Good Excellent
Solvent Resistance
   - Aliphatic HC
   - Aromatic HC
   - Oxygenated HC
   - Lacquer Solvents
 
Poor
Poor
Poor
Poor
 
Excellent
Excellent
Poor
Poor
 
Excellent
Excellent
Fair
Good
 
Excellent
Excellent
Poor
Poor
Acid Resistance
   - Dilute
   - Concentrated
 
Very good
Fair
 
Very good
Fair
 
Good
Fair
 
Excellent
Good
Gasoline/Oil Resistance Poor Excellent Excellent Excellent
Animal/Veg. Oil Resistance Fair Excellent Poor Excellent
Adhesion to
   - Metals
   - Fabrics
 
Very good
Very good
 
Good
Good
 
Poor
Fair
 
Good
Good
Noteworthy
  • Heat Resistance
  • Excellent release characteristics "no-stick"
  • Does not have heat resistance of silicone
  • Obsolete NLA, for ref only
  • Heat, Oil & Solvent Resistnace