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General Properties Of Common Polymers Used In Sheet Rubber

Property

Neoprene
Nitrile
EPDM
Silicone
Heat Aging Good Good Excellent Excellent
Abrasion Resistance Excellent Excellent Very Good Poor
Compression Set Fair Fair Fair Fair
Resilience Excellent Good Good Fair
Tear Good Good Good Good
Flame Resistance Excellent Poor Very Poor Fair
Weathering Very Good Fair Excellent Good
Ozone Resistance Very Good Very Poor Good Good
Gas Permeability Resistance Good Good Good Poor
Oil Resistance Good Very Good Very Poor Fair
Gas Resistance Good Excellent Very Poor Poor
Acid Resistance Good Good Good Poor
Alkali Resistance Good Good Good Poor

NOTE: The information contained herein are typical values intended for reference and comparison purposes only. They should NOT be used as a basis for design specifications or quality control. Contact us for manufacturers' complete material property datasheets.
 
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