Chlorinated Polyethylene (CPE)

General Guidelines

Common Name: CPE

Chemical Name: Chlorinated Polyethylene

Properties: Resistant to oils, kerosene, high temperatures, chemical, and weather. Exhibit superior compression set resistance, flame retardency, tensile strength and abrasion resistance.

Size Sheet Range: Width: .75” -60” Thickness: .031” – 1.00” Length: Min 60’ Ft

Uses: Belting, Seals, Wire & Cable Jacketing, Roofing, Automotive, Industrial Hose, Molding, Extrusion

Note – Property values are based on cured elastomer exposures

 

 


Common Name: CPE

Chemical Name: Chlorinated Polyethylene

Properties: Resistant to oils, kerosene, high temperatures, chemical, and weather. Exhibit superior compresseion set resistance, flame retardency, tensile strength and abrasion resistance.

Size Sheet Range: Width: .75” -60” Thickness: .031” – 1.00” Length: Min 60’ Ft

Uses: Belting, Seals, Wire & Cable Jacketing, Roofing, Automotive, Industrial Hose, Molding, Extrusion

Durometer Range: 50 – 70 Shore A

Elongationa: 100% to 700%

Tensile: 1,000 – 2,500 PSI

a- Range given based on Hardness

Abrasion Resistance: Good

Compression Set: Good

Flame Resistance: Excellent

Flex Cracking Resistance: Good/Excellent

Impact Resistance: Excellent

Resilience/Rebound: Good/Excellent

Tear Resistance: Fair

Temperature Rangeb (Service): -30°F to 302°F

b- Cured rubber temperature operating range

Ozone Resistance: Excellent

Steam Resistance: Poor

Weather Resistance: Excellent

Oxidation Resistance: Excellent

Gas Permeability: Excellent

Sunlight Resistance: Excellent

Water Resistance: Very Good

Chemical Resistance: Acid, aliphatic hydrocarbons, lubricating oil, oil, gasoline, water
Attacked By: Chlorinated Hydrocarbons