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Materials - Physical Properties


Materials physical Properties (print PDF)

Properties Natural Rubber Styrene-Butadiene Ethylene Propylene Neoprene Nitrile
Hardness Range
(Shore A)
20-90 40-90 30-90 10-95 20-98
Tear Resistance Good Fair Good Good Fair
Abrasive Resistance Excellent Good Good Excellent Good
Compression Set Good Excellent Good Fair to Good Good
Permeability to Gases Fair Fair Fair to Poor Low Fair
Dilute Fair to Good Fair to Good Excellent Very Good Good
Concentrated Fair to Good Fair to Good Good Good Good
Aliphatic Hydrocarbons Poor Poor Poor Good Excellent
Aromatic Hydrocarbons Poor Poor Poor Fair Good
(ketones, etc.)
Good Poor Good Poor Poor
Lacquer Solvents Poor Poor Good Poor Fair
Swelling in Lubricating Oil Poor Poor Poor Good Very Good
Oil and gasoline Poor Poor Poor Good Excellent
Water absorption Very Good Very Good Excellent Good Fair to Poor
Ozone Fair Fair Excellent Excellent Fair
Sunlight Poor Fair Very Good Very Good Poor
Temperature Range °C -55 to +80 -50 to +100 -80 to +150 -40 to +100 -40 to +100
Major Attributes Resilience General purpose General purpose Oil & gas resistance, weatherability Oil resistance