Common Names: EPDM / EP / EPT / EPR
Chemical Name: Ethylene-Propylene
ASTM D1418 Designation: EPDM
ISO/DIN 1629 Designation: EPDM
ASTM D2000/SAE J200 Type, Class: BA, CA, DA
Description: A copolymer of ethylene and propylene (EPR), combined with a third comonomer adiene(EPDM), Ethylene Propylene has gained wide seal industry acceptance for its excellent ozone and chemical resistance characteristics.
Key Use(s): Outdoor weather resistant uses. Automotive brake systems. Automobile cooling systems. Water applications. Low torque drive belts.
Standard Compound: -60°C (-76°F) to +150°C (302°F)
Special Compound: -40°C (-40°F) to +135°C (275°F)
Hardness (Shore A): 40 to 95
Features: When compounded using peroxide curing agents high temperature service can reach +350°F. Good resistance to acids and solvents.
Limitations: Have no resistance to hydrocarbon fluids.