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EPDM Rubber Products
May 15, 2018

EPDM rubber is an extremely versatile material that can be used in a variety of applications, from automotive products to HVAC parts. It also acts as a less expensive alternative to silicone and can last for long periods of time with proper use, saving you time and money.

Caution:

  • Do not use EPDM rubber if continual contact with petroleum based products is required.

  • EPDM rubber is not recommended for usage in food applications or those that are exposed to aromatic hydrocarbons.

  1. Properties

Common Name: EPDM

ASTM D-2000 Classification: CA
Chemical Definition: Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer

Temperature Range

Low Temperature Usage:-20° to -60° F | -29C to -51C
High Temperature Usage: Up to 350° F | Up to 177 C

Tensile Strength

Tensile Range: 500-2500 P.S.I.
Elongation: 600% Maximum

Durometer (Hardness)

Range: 30-90 Shore A
Resilience/ Rebound: Good
Abrasion Resistance: Good
Tear Resistance: Fair
Compression Set: Good

Additional Properties

Aging Weather - Sunlight: Excellent
Adhesion to Metals: Fair to Good
Solvent Resistance: Poor
Oil Resistance: Poor