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ETHYLENE-PROPYLENE (EPDM, EPR, EP) O-Rings

Common Names
Ethylene-Propylene (EP, EPDM)

Trade Names: Nordel®, Epcar®, Epsyn®, Vistalon®, Royalene®, Vistalon®

General Description:

EPDM rubber (ethylene propylene diene monomer rubber) is an elastomer which is characterized by wide range of applications and good chemical resistance.

Features

  • Good heat and compression resistance.
  • Resistant to ketones, hot and cold water, steam, alkalis, polar solvents, ozone, sunlight, alcohols, glycol engine coolant and Skydrol (phosphate ester hydraulic fluid).

Limitations:

  • Not recommended for oils, gasoline, kerosene, aromatic and aliphatic hydrocarbon, halogenated solvents, concentrated acids, non-polar solvents, petroleum oils and aromatic fuels.

Service Temperature:

  • -65o to 302o F (-54o to 150o C)

 

Popular EPDM O-Ring Materials

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Please contact an application engineer for assistance in selecting the compound that provides the best combination of performance and price for your specific application.    

 

Marco CPD# Base Material Color Duro (Shore A) Relative Price Typical Inventory Level High Temp (F) Low Temp (F) Steam < 300 F Steam < 400 F Compression Set Chemical & Solvents Sunliight, Ozone, UV Wear Abrasion Permeation Vacuum Petroleum Oils & Hydraulics Fuels & Gas Brake Fluids
1 = Great    2 = Good    3 = Fair    4 = Poor
E1000  EPDM (Peroxide Cure) Ethylene Propylene  Black  70  $$ Very High 300  -65  2
SELECT General purpose peroxide cured EPDM FDA compliant per 21 CFR 177.2600 and NSF61 for drinking water and food contact
E1005  EPDM (Sulfur Cure) Ethylene Propylene  Black  70  $$ Med 265  -65  2
SELECT General purpose sulfur cured EPDM with lowest cost at very high volumes
E1097  EPDM (Peroxide Cure) Ethylene Propylene  Black  70  $$$ Low 300  -65  2
SELECT Chloramine Resistant NSF61 for drinking water, food and dairy contact, peroxide cured EPDM FDA compliant per 21 CFR 177.2600, 3A USDA compliant
E1074 EPDM (Peroxide Cure) Ethylene Propylene  White 70  $$$$ Low 300  -65  2
SELECT Medical Grade USP Class VI compliant EPDM, commercial manufactured, peroxide cured, FDA compliant per 21 CFR 177.2600, 3A Dairy USDA compliant

Don't see what you need? 

Please contact an application engineer for assistance in selecting the compound that provides the best combination of performance and price for your specific application.    

 


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