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 fuel resistance and resiliency for sealing.

Which industries would use Viton?

Automotive

Aquatic

Medical

Properties

Temperature Range –20°F to +205°F

Chemical Resistance – Viton provides excellent resistance against sulfuric acid, hydrochloric acid, nitric acid, gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel, crude oil.