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Nitrile Rubber Seals

Posted by Virgil Alonso on Thu, Aug 22, 2013 @ 10:08 AM

Nitrile, also referred to as Buna-N, rubber is one of many synthetic rubbers used to manufacture gaskets and seals. Nitrile rubber (also known as NBR) is a family of unsaturated copolymers of propenenitrile and certain butadiene monomers. Nitrile rubbers generally have good resistance to oil, fuel, diluted acids, alkalines and many other types of chemicals. A general rule of thumb is the more nitrile within a polymer, the higher its oil resistance.   However the tradeoff will be a lower amount of flexibility.

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Electromagnetic and Radio Frequency Interference Shielding (EMI RFI)

Posted by Virgil Alonso on Tue, Aug 13, 2013 @ 10:08 AM
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