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Rubber Material Selection Guide FKM or Fluorocarbon / Fluoroelastomer Viton® / Fluorel®

Abbreviation ASTM D-2000 Classification Chemical Definition RRP Compound Number Category Physical & Mechanical Properties Durometer or Hardness Range Tensile Strength Range Elongation (Range %) Abrasion Resistance Adhesion to Metal Adhesion to Rigid Materials Compression Set Flex Cracking Resistance Impact Resistance Resilience / Rebound Tear Resistance Vibration Dampening Chemical Resistance Acids, Dilute Acids, Concentrated Acids, Organic (Dilute) Acids, Organic (Concentrated) Acids, Inorganic Good to Excellent Good to Excellent Fair to Good Poor to Good Good to Excellent 50 ­ 95 Shore A 500 ­ 2,000 PSI 400 % ­ 500 % Fair to Good Good to Excellent Fair to Good Good to Excellent Fair to Good Good Poor to Fair Fair to Good Fair to Good FKM HK Vinylidienefluoridehexafluropropylene 90000 Series

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Rubber Material Selection Guide FKM or Fluorocarbon / Fluoroelastomer Viton® / Fluorel®

Chemical Resistance Alcohol's Aldehydes Alkalies, Dilute Alkalies, Concentrated Amines Animal & Vegetable Oils Brake Fluids, Non-Petroleum Based Diester Oils Esters, Alkyl Phosphate Esters, Aryl Phosphate Ethers Fuel, Aliphatic Hydrocarbon Fuel, Aromatic Hydrocarbon Fuel, Extended (Oxygenated) Halogenated Solvents Hydrocarbon, Halogenated Ketones Lacquer Solvents LP Gases & Fuel Oils Mineral Oils Oil Resistance Petroleum Aromatic Petroleum Non-Aromatic Refrigerant Ammonia Refrigerant Halofluorocarbons Refrigerant Halofluorocarbons w/ Oil Silicone Oil Solvent Resistance Fair to Excellent Poor Fair to Good Poor Poor Excellent Poor to Fair Good to Excellent Poor Excellent Poor Excellent Excellent Excellent Good to Excellent Good to Excellent Poor Poor Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Poor R-11, R-12, R-13 R-11, R-12 Excellent Excellent

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Robinson Rubber Products ­ Fluoroelastomers

© Copyright 2005 Robinson Rubber Products Company, Inc. All rights reserved.

Rubber Material Selection Guide FKM or Fluorocarbon / Fluoroelastomer Viton® / Fluorel®

Thermal Properties Low Temperature Range Minimum for Continuous Use (Static) Brittle Point High Temperature Range Maximum for Continuous Use (Static) Environmental Performance Colorability Flame Resistance Gas Permeability Odor Ozone Resistance Oxidation Resistance Radiation Resistance Steam Resistance Sunlight Resistance Taste Retention Weather Resistance Water Resistance Good to Excellent Good to Excellent Good to Excellent Good Excellent Excellent Fair to Good Good to Excellent Good to Excellent Fair to Good Excellent Excellent -30º F to 0º F + 10º F to - 30º F 0º F to - 40º F + 450º F to + 500º F + 500º F

For assistance in identifying the appropriate polymer or material, or to develop and formulate a fluorocarbon / fluoroelastomer rubber compound to meet your specific application and performance requirements, please contact Robinson Rubber Products at e-mail: [email protected] or phone: 1-763-535-6737.

Robinson Rubber Products Company, Inc. makes no expressed or implied warranty as to any qualities, attributes, or characteristics of any polymer or material. This information is provided for reference only. Viton is a registered trademark of the DuPont Corporation. ® Fluorel is a registered trademark of Dyneon, a division of the 3M Company.

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