Fluoroelastomer (FKM) “Viton®”

General Guidelines

Common Name: Viton®

Chemical Name: Fluoroelastomer

Size Sheet Range: Width: .75” -60” Thickness: .015” – 1.00” Length: Min 45’ Ft

Properties: Excellent oil and air resistance both at low and high temperatures. Very good chemical resistance.

Note- Property values are all based on cured elastomers

 

 


Common Name: Viton®

Chemical Name: Fluoroelastomer

Size Sheet Range: Width: .75” -60” Thickness: .015” – 1.00” Length: Min 45’ Ft

Properties: Excellent oil and air resistance both at low and high temperatures. Very good chemical resistance.

Durometer Range: 60 – 90 Shore A

Elongationa: 100% to 500%

a- Range given based on Hardness

Abrasion Resistance: Good

Compression Set: Very Good

Flame Resistance: Very Good/Excellent

Flex Cracking Resistance: Good

Impact Resistance: Good

Resilience/Rebound: -10°F to 50°F: Fair/Good 50°F to 600°F: Good/Excellent

Tear Resistance: Good

Temperature Rangeb (Service): -10°F to 600°F

b- Cured rubber temperature operating service range

Ozone Resistance: Outstanding

Steam Resistance: Poor/Good

Weather Resistance: Excellent/Outstanding

Oxidation Resistance: Outstanding

Gas Permeability: Good/Excellent

Sunlight Resistance: Good/Outstanding

Water Resistance: Very Good

Chemical Resistance: All aliphatic, aromatic and halogenated hydrocarbons, acids, animal and vegetable oils.
Attacked By: Ketones, low molecular weight esters and nitro containing compounds.