Silicone Rubber

Also referred to as:EPM home of the seal man Silicone
SIL, Silicone, Silastic

Blue or red, sometimes white, translucent or orange

Temperature limits:
-75 to 392°F
-60 to 200°C

Use in: O-rings, special low pressure seals, gaskets.

Description: An excellent material generally used for static seals with excellent low and high temperature stability and good resistance to aging. Generally not suited for dynamic applications due to poor tensile strength and abrasion resistance. Does exhibit excellent resistance to extreme temperature and is an acceptable FDA material. Typical use for silicone in dry heat applications and food processing applications.

Characteristics: Very springy like rubber-type material.