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Elastomer Selection Guide

Elastomers
Common Name
Base Polymer
Chemical Name Lacquer Solvents Resistance
to:
Swelling in Lubricating Oil
Resistance
to:
Oil and Gasoline
Resistance
to:
Animal Oils
Resistance
to:
Water Absorption
Resistance
to:
Oxidation
Resistance
to:
Ozone
Resistance
to:
Sunlight Aging
Resistance
to:
Heat Aging
Resistance
to:
Low Temperature
Resistance
to:
Flame
Resistance
to:
Vegetable Oils
Resistance
to:
Chlorinated Hydrocarbons
Natural Rubber Polyisoprene P P P P VG G P P F VG P P P
SBR or GR-S or Buna S Styrene
Butadiene
P P P P VG F P P G VG P P P
Butyl Isobutylene
Isoprene
F-G P P F VG E E VG VG G P F P
Butadiene Polybutadiene P P P P VG G P P F VG P P P
EPDM or EP Rubber Ethylene Propylene F-G P P F E E O O E E P F P
Neoprene Chloroprene P G G F G VG VG VG G G G G P
CPE Chlorinated Polyethylene F G G F VG E E O VG G G F P
Nitrile or NBR or Buna N Acrylonitrile
Butadiene
F VG E E G G F P G F-G P E F
Urethane Polyester/
Ether
Urethane
P G G F VG VG E VG G F-E F F F-G
Hypalon Chlorosulfonated
Polyethylene
P G G F G VG O O VG G G P P-F
Epichlorohydrin Rubber Polyalkylene
Oxide
F E E E G G E G VG G-VG P-F E G-E
Acrylic Polyacrylate P E F E G E E G E P P G P
Silicone Polysiloxane P F F F E E E E O O F G P-G
Fluorosilicone Fluoroalkyl
Polysiloxane
P E E E E E E E O O E E G-E
Fluorocarbon Fluorinated
Hydrocarbon
P-F E E E VG O O O O F-G E E G-E
O=Outstanding, E=Excellent, VG=Very Good, F=Fair, P=Poor

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