Rubber Compound Series

We use the following system to rate our compounds:

5 - Excellent
4 - Above Average
3 - Average
2 - Fair
1 - Poor

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Physical Properties

Hardness Range Shore A Abrasion Resistancesort descending Tear Resistance Load Bearing Hysteresis Resistance to Denting Maximum Service Temperature (° C/° F) Ozone Resistance Resiliency
Silicone

Silicone compounds giving high temperature resistance and high release, formulated specifically for roller applications (40-90 duro).

40-90 1 1 1 5 5 260-500 5 1
Nitrile Rubber

Nitrile (NBR, Buna N) compounds for general usage requiring oil resistance (20-95 duro).

20-95 3 3 4 2 3 121/250 1 3
EPDM/Silicone

Unique blend of EPDM and Silicone offering improved toughness over Silicone with better release and high temperature resistance than EPDM (40-95 duro).

40-95 3 2 2 3 3 185/365 5 4
Neoprene

Neoprene compounds with good all-around properties for industrial applications (5-95 duro).

5-95 3 4 4 4 2 121/250 3 4
Nitrile/PVC

Unique blends of Nitrile rubber and PVC. The softer compounds (20-50 duro) are for offset printing applications and the harder compounds (50-95 duro) are for industrial applications.

20-95 4 3 3 1 1 121/250 4 2
EPDM

EPDM type rubber compounds offering toughness, chemical resistance and low swell to specific solvents (20-95 duro).

20-95 4 3 3 2 3 177/350 5 4
Hypalon

Hypalon compounds which are tough and hard-wearing for dry applications (30-95 duro).

30-95 4 4 5 2 2 149/300 5 3
Carboxylated Nitrile

Carboxylated Nitrile compounds offering outstanding abrasion resistance and toughness (45-90 duro).

45-95 5 5 5 1 2 135/275 1 2
Hydrogenated Nitrile

Hydrogenated or highly saturated Nitrile compounds with outstanding heat and abrasion resistance (50-98 duro).

50-98 5 5 5 5 3 160/320 5 4
Natural

Natural rubber based compounds for general roller use requiring toughness and dynamic properties (25-99 duro).

25-99 5 5 5 5 5 100/212 1 5
Polyurethane

Polyurethane offers outstanding abrasion resistance and toughness for dry applications (20-95 duro).

20-95 5 5 5 5 5 100/212 4 4

Solvent Resistance

Acids Caustics Paraffinic Hydrocarbons Aromatic Hydrocarbons Chlorinated Hydrocarbons Water Ketones Alcohols Esters
Polyurethane

Polyurethane offers outstanding abrasion resistance and toughness for dry applications (20-95 duro).

1 1 5 5 1 1 1 4 2
Natural

Natural rubber based compounds for general roller use requiring toughness and dynamic properties (25-99 duro).

3 3 1 1 1 5 5 5 5
Hypalon

Hypalon compounds which are tough and hard-wearing for dry applications (30-95 duro).

2 2 3 2 1 3 3 4 3
Neoprene

Neoprene compounds with good all-around properties for industrial applications (5-95 duro).

3 4 3 2 1 3 3 4 3
EPDM/Silicone

Unique blend of EPDM and Silicone offering improved toughness over Silicone with better release and high temperature resistance than EPDM (40-95 duro).

4 4 1 2 2 4 5 4 3
EPDM

EPDM type rubber compounds offering toughness, chemical resistance and low swell to specific solvents (20-95 duro).

5 5 1 2 1 5 5 5 5
Nitrile/PVC

Unique blends of Nitrile rubber and PVC. The softer compounds (20-50 duro) are for offset printing applications and the harder compounds (50-95 duro) are for industrial applications.

3 3 5 4 1 4 1 5 1
Hydrogenated Nitrile

Hydrogenated or highly saturated Nitrile compounds with outstanding heat and abrasion resistance (50-98 duro).

3 4 5 3 4 4 2 5 1
Silicone

Silicone compounds giving high temperature resistance and high release, formulated specifically for roller applications (40-90 duro).

4 4 2 3 3 4 3 4 3
Nitrile Rubber

Nitrile (NBR, Buna N) compounds for general usage requiring oil resistance (20-95 duro).

2 3 5 3 1 4 2 5 1
Carboxylated Nitrile

Carboxylated Nitrile compounds offering outstanding abrasion resistance and toughness (45-90 duro).

2 3 5 3 1 3 2 4 1