Colorful Custom O-ring

FKM

Price

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Strength

Excellent resistance to heat, chemicals, fuels, oils, and solvents.

Weakness

High cost compared to other elastomers.

Common Application

Aerospace, chemical processing, oil and gas, and semiconductor manufacturing, where resistance to extreme temperatures, chemicals, and fluids is required.

Properties at a Glance

*Pease note: The following material properties are for reference only. Actual values may vary depending on the selected material brand.
Property Metric English
Density 1.85 g/cm³ 115.47 lb/ft³
Shore Hardness A 50-95 50-95
Tensile Strength 3.48-13.79 MPa 500-2000 PSI
Elongation at Break 400-500% 400-500%
Min Temp. -35~-20°C -30~0°F
Max Temp. 230°C~260°C 450~ 500º F

Chemical Properties

  • Excellent resistance to acids.
  • Excellent resistance to fuel.
  • Excellent resistance to most oils.

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Yes, ABS is recyclable. It can be melted down and reshaped into new products, making it suitable for reuse. However, the recycling process can be challenging due to the diverse range of additives and the potential for degradation during multiple cycles of heating and cooling. Additionally, sorting ABS from other plastics in recycling streams can be difficult, which can hinder the efficiency of the recycling process.
FKM is ideal for use in food or pharmaceutical processing applications due to the unique combination of properties it provides. For example, FKM gaskets are commonly used in food, drink, and pharmaceutical applications.
Yes, FKM can be bonded or adhered to certain materials using appropriate adhesives or bonding methods. Selecting compatible adhesives that are specifically formulated for bonding to FKM is crucial for successful adhesion.