Materials.

EPDM

What is it? EPDM rubber is based on ethylene and propylene. We add a small amount of diene to these compounds so we can cure the …

FKM (Viton)

What is it? Viton is a brand of FKM, a synthetic rubber and fluoropolymer elastomer. What is it used for? Seals, chemical-resistant gloves, and other molded or extruded goods,  Viton O-rings in SCUBA and SU carburetors, for its …

Flurosilicone

What is Flourosilicone? The international nomenclature for Fluorosilicone rubber is FVMQ. FVMQ polymers are built of polysiloxane chains where methyl side groups are replaced by trifluoropropyl side groups. … FVMQ has a good …

Hypalon

What is it? It is a chlorosulfonated polyethylene synthetic rubber noted for its resistance to chemicals, temperature extremes, and ultraviolet light. What is Hyaplon used for? Along with PVC, CSM …

Natural Rubber

Natural Rubber What is it? Natural Rubber is made from latex which it tapped from the Heava Brasiliensis tree. The sap is collected, and acid is then …

Neoprene

What is it? Neoprene rubbers are based on polychloroprene; a polymer composed of chloroprene, acetylene, and hydrochloric acid properties. What is Neoprene used for? Neoprene resists degradation more …

Nitrile

What is it? It is a synthetic rubber compound comprising acrylonitrile and butadiene – two copolymers. Because acrylonitrile is a volatile organic liquid, when it mixes …

Silicone

What is Silicone? Silicone rubber is an inorganic polymer comprising of silicone and oxygen, which We can modify by adding various chemicals to improve performance. Adding …

Urethane

What is Urethane? Polyurethane (PUR and PU) is a polymer composed of organic units joined by carbamate (urethane) links. What is it used for? It can be used to make gaskets, seals. It is sometimes used on …