What is the material Fluoroelastomer or Viton?
Minor Rubber offers a variety of custom fluoroelastomer parts, as well as viton gaskets, extrusions, and grommets. Fluoroelastomers, aka Viton, have heat resistance up to 600°F, and resistance to a wide range of oils and solvents; especially all aliphatic, aromatic and halogenated hydrocarbons, acids, animal and vegetable oils. Other products available in fluoroelastomeric materials include:
- Vibration Mount Grommets
- Mounting Hole Grommets
- Insulation Grommets
- Recess Style Bumpers
- Refrigerator Door Seals
- Angle Extrusions
What are the Characteristics of Fluoroelastomers, aka Viton?
- Common Names: Viton, Fluoro Elastomer, FKM
- ASTM D2000 Classification: HK
- Military (MIL-STD 417MIL): – R – 25897 and MIL – R - 83248
- Chemical Definition: Fluorinated Hydrocarbon
What are the General Characteristics of Fluoroelastomers, aka Viton?
- Durometer Range: 60 – 90
- Tensile Range (P.S.I.): 500 – 2000
- Elongation (Max. %): 300
- Compression Set: Good
- Resilience – Rebound: Fair
- Abrasion Resistance: Good
- Tear Resistance: Good
- Solvent Resistance: Excellent
- Oil Resistance: Excellent
- Low Temperature Usage: +10° to -10°
- High Temperature Usage: 400° to 600°
- Aging Weather – Sunlight: Excellent
- Adhesion to Metals: Good
Questions about fluoroelastomers and viton gaskets, extrusions, and grommets? Contact Minor Rubber today!