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Fluoro Elastomers
Common Name Fluoro Elastomers, Viton®
ASTM D-2000 Classification HK
Military MIL R-25897 and MIL R-83248
Chemical Definition Fluorinated Hydrocarbon
General Characteristics
Durometer Range (Shore A) 60 - 90
Tensile Range (P.S.I.) 500 - 2000
Elongation (Max. %) 300
Compression Set Fair to Good
Resilience - Rebound Fair
Abrasion Resistance Good
Tear Resistance Good
Solvent Resistance Excellent
Oil Resistance Excellent
Low Temperature Usage (F°) +10° to -10°
High Temperature Usage (F°) 400° to 600° depending on time and service condition
Aging Weather - Sunlight Excellent
Adhesion to Metal Good
Fluoro Elastomers have heat resistance up to 600°F. and resistance to a wide range of oils and solvents; especially all ahphatic, aromatic, and halogenated hydrocarbons, acids, animal and vegetable oils.
Fluoro Elastomers are not recommended for ketones, low molecular weight esters and nitro containing compounds.