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Raw EPDM rubber

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Material Expertise
EPDM Rubber
Nitrile Rubber
Neoprene Rubber
HNBR Rubber
Silicone Rubber
Thermoplastic Elastomer
Thermoplastic Vulcanizate
Polyacrylate
Flouroelastomer

Rubber Name, Chemical Description and Abbreviation

Rubber name, chemical description and chemical abbreviation per ASTM 1418.
General NameChemical DescriptionAbbreviation
EPDM RubberEthylene propylene diene Monomer rubberEPDM
Nitrile RubberAcrylonitrile-butadiene rubberNBR
Neoprene RubberChloroprene rubberCR
HNBR RubberHydrogenated Acrylonitrile-butadiene rubberHNBR
Silicone RubberSilicone rubberVMQ
Thermoplastic ElastomersThermoplastic ElastomersTPE/TPV
PolyacrylatePolyacrylate rubberACM
FluoroelastomerFluoroelastomerFKM
Abbreviation per ASTM 1418

Rubber Material Properties

Rubber material properties for elastomeric seal applications with ratings from:
*** very good ** good ** average - poor
Material
PropertyEPDMNBRCRHNBRVMQTPE/TPVACMFKM
Economy of Material* * ** ** *-** **-
Compressions Set Resistance* * ** * ** ** * ** ** *-* * *
Resilience (Rebound)* ** ** ** ** ** *** *
Tear Strength* ** ** ** * *-* *** *
Heat Aging Resistance**** ** * *** * ** * *
Ozone Resistance* *-* ** ** * ** ** ** *
Oil & Grease Resistance-* ** ** **** * ** * *
Fuel Resistance---*--* * ** * *
Water Swell Resistance* * ** *** ** * ** * *-* * *
Gas Impermeability* ** ** ** *-* *** * *
Dynamic Service / Abrasion Resistance* ** ** ** *-* ** ** *
Legend:* * * very good* * good* average- poor