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Elastomer Seal Selection

Polymer chemistry is the backbone of our business. By carefully matching the customer's needs with our polymer technology, the optimum sealing solution for both performance and economy can be chosen.

Elastomer Seal Polymer SelectionSelecting An Elastomer Seal By first understanding the basic chemical alternatives and properties, the selection process is simplified.

Types of Polymers There are three types of polymers - Thermoplastics, Thermosets and Elastomers.

O-ring and Seal Materials Chart

Common Polymers in Semiconductor Process Equipment Chart

Nitrile(Buna-n) O-rings Nitrile(buna n) is a copolymer of butadiene and acrylonitrile, a compound that is commonly used in o-rings.

FEP Encapsulated O-rings FEP is actually not an elastomer, it is a plastic. Our FEP encapsulated o-rings consist of a seamless FEP jacket over an polymer core made from Viton® or silicone.

Neoprene O-rings The name neoprene refers to a whole a group of synthetic rubbers that are produced by the polymerization of chloroprene.

History of Polymers

Elastomer Processing - Part 1

How to choose the right materialElastomer Processing - Part 2

Elastomer Processing - Part 3

Elastomer Processing - Part 4

Material Specifications - Part 1, ASTM D 2000

Material Specifications - Part 2, Japanese Industrial Standard (JIS) B 2401 O-rings

Material Specifications - Part 3, Other Specifications

 

 

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