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What is VMQ?

“VMQ” stands for Vinyl Methyl Silicone, which is a type of silicone rubber material commonly known as Silicone Rubber or Silicone Elastomer. VMQ is a versatile elastomer with a wide range of applications due to its unique combination of properties.

VMQ Information

Process: Injection Molding, Compression Molding

Colors: Custom Colors

Tolerance: ±0.5mm

Price: Expensive

Application: automotive seals, gaskets, medical devices, food-grade components, electrical insulation, O-rings, grommets, baby bottle nipples, bakeware, and more.

Recommended Wall Thickness: 1mm-10mm or even thicker.

VMQ Properties

Vinyl Methyl Silicone (VMQ) is chosen for applications requiring high-temperature resistance, electrical insulation, and overall durability in demanding environments. There is a table to show the common VMQ properties below.

PropertyValue
Density (g/cm³)1.1-1.3
Hardness (Shore A)20-80
Tensile Strength (MPa)Good
Elongation at Break (%)Good
Tear Strength (N/mm)Good
Abrasion ResistanceGood
FlexibilityGood
Temperature Range (°C)-60 to 230
Electrical InsulationExcellent
Chemical ResistanceGood
Solvent ResistanceLimited
Oil ResistanceFair to Good
Adhesion to MetalsGood
Compression SetGood
UV and Weather ResistanceGood

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