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Common Name Hypalon
ASTM D-2000 Classification CE
Military (MIL STD 417) SC
Chemical Definition Chlorosulfonated/polyethylene
General Characteristics
Durometer Range (Shore A) 45 - 100
Tensile Range (P.S.I.) 1000 - 3000
Elongation (Max. %) 500
Compression Set Fair
Resilience - Rebound Fair
Abrasion Resistance Excellent
Tear Resistance Good
Solvent Resistance Fair to Good
Oil Resistance Fair to Good
Low Temperature Usage (F°) -30° to -60°
High Temperature Usage (F°) to 225°
Aging Weather - Sunlight Excellent
Adhesion to Metal Excellent
Hypalon has very good resistance to oxidation and ozone, as well as good flame resistance; it is similar to neoprene except with improved acid resistance; abrasion resistance is excellent, about the equivalent of nitrile, low friction surface; and oil and solvent resistance about intermediate between neoprene and nitrile.
Hypalon is not recommended for exposure to concentrated oxidizing acids, esters, ketones, chlorinated, aromatic and nitro hydrocarbons. Hypalon is recommended for immersion in water.