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 Resistance Tear Resistance Load Bearing Hysteresis Resistance to Denting Maximum Service Temperature (° C/° F) Ozone Resistance Resiliency
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

Solvent Resistance

Acids Caustics Paraffinic Hydrocarbonssort descending Aromatic Hydrocarbons Chlorinated Hydrocarbons Water Ketones Alcohols Esters
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
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
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
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
Neoprene

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

3 4 3 2 1 3 3 4 3
Hypalon

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

2 2 3 2 1 3 3 4 3
Carboxylated Nitrile

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

2 3 5 3 1 3 2 4 1
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
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
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
Polyurethane

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

1 1 5 5 1 1 1 4 2