Universal Gaskets

Operating Capability of Common Rubbers and Plastics

Material Selection: Primary Performance Criteria


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MaterialResistance
Ozone/UV

Acid/Bases

Oils
ButylExcellentGoodPoor
EPDMExcellentGoodPoor
Gum RubberLimitedLimitedPoor
HypalonExcellentExcellentGood
Natural RubberLimitedLimitedPoor
NeopreneGoodLimitedGood
NitrileLimitedGoodExcellent
SiliconeExcellentGoodGood
VitonExcellentExcellentExcellent
ABSPoorExcellentPoor
AcrylicGoodLimitedPoor
HDPEPoorExcellentGood
LDPEPoorLimitedExcellent
NylonGoodLimitedExcellent
PolycarbonateGoodLimitedLimited
PolypropylenePoorExcellentExcellent
PTFEExcellentExcellentExcellent
PVCGoodExcellentGood