Material Properties & Selection Guide

        
MATERIAL SELECTION GUIDE
EExcellent HHigh
GGood M Medium
FFair LLow
PPoor
BASE ELASTOMERNatural RubberGRS/SBREPDMNeopreneNitrileFloro-Silicone
(Polyisopren)(Styrene Butadiene)(Ethylene Propylene)(Chloropren)(Butadiene Acrylonitrile)carbon(Polysiloxane)
Compound Number (Standard Durometer)150192601296014360244500965200
Standard Durometer50606060506050
Custom Durometer40,60,40,50,40,50,40,50,40,60,40,50,40,60,
70,8070,8070,8070,8070,8070,8070,80
SAE J200-ASTM D-2000 ClassificationAAAAAABCBFHKFC
BABABEBGFE
CABKGE
DA
Maximum Tensile Strength-PSI3500250025003000300020001000
ResilienceHMMHLLM
Impact StrengthEEGEGGF
Abrasion ResistanceEEGEEGP
Tear ResistanceEFFGGGF
Maximum Service Temp. Deg. F180180300225250500550
Minimum Service Temp. Deg. F-60-60-70-40-60-25-178
Oil ResistancePPPEEEG
Fuel ResistancePPFGEEP
Weather AgingFFEGGEE
OxidationFFEEF-GEE
Heat AgingGGEEGEE
Water Swell ResistanceFEEGEEE
Flame ResistancePPPEPEE
Adhesion To MetalEEGEGGE
Electrical ResistivityEEEFFGE
Typical ApplicationsTires and tubes, gaskets, belts, hoses, seals, shock mountsSame as Natural RubberAuto parts, electrical insulation, dust covers, weather stripping and conveyor beltsPetroleum and chemical tank linings, automotive gaskets and seals, molded parts, footwear and weather-strippingGasoline and oil resistant hoses, gaskets and seals, rollers, o-rings, shock and vibration mountsQ-rings, shaft seals, valve parts, packings, diaphragms, gaskets and pump partsParts subjected to extremely high or low temperatures, seals gaskets, o-rings and bellows