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Silicone Rubber Gasket Material

Posted by Virgil Alonso on Thu, Aug 29, 2013 @ 10:08 AM

Silicone rubber compounds offers numerous advantages not found in many other rubber polymers. Silicone rubbers have good electrical, chemical, flame retardancy, and excellent resistance to heat and cold. These unique qualities make it appealing for use in electronics, automation, automotive, medical devices and food products.

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EPDM For Custom Gasket Material

Posted by Virgil Alonso on Thu, Aug 15, 2013 @ 10:08 AM

EPDM is a type of synthetic rubber, unabbreviated stands for “E” ethylene, “P” propylene, “D” diene, and “M” refers to its classification in ASTM standard. The M-class includes rubbers having saturated chain of polymethylene. EPDM rubber is very close to the actual rubber ethylene propylene.

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