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Viton™ vs Nitrile: Which is the best elastomer?
FKM (Viton™) and Nitrile (NBR) are two of the most used elastomers for sealing applications. These materials are suited for all-purpose general use applications. They both offer key properties that allow for great flexibility for different tasks throughout the industry. They both offer excellent compression set resista Read More.
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Does Lower Temperatures Affect the Elasticity of Rubber Elastomers?
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  • o-rings cold exposure
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  • temperature
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Temperature dropping during cold weather events could cause the rubber to lose its elasticity, which is measured by its “compression set”. The compression set is vital to the o-rings ability to perform, seal properly, and go back to its original shape after being stretched or bent. A better resistance to the compressio Read More.