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Polymer Types - FKM 4   Fluoroelastomer terpolymer of tetrafluoroethylene, propylene & vinylidene fluoride...

Clwyd reference FKM 4
ASTM classification FKM type 4

Bisphenol-cured fluoroelastomer terpolymer of tetrafluoroethylene, propylene & vinylidene fluoride

Typical applications Not widely used; some use for specialist automotive parts
Advantages

Excellent high temperature resistance
Good resistance to oils and most non-polar solvents
Excellent ozone and weathering resistance

Disadvantages

Limited steam resistance
Poor low temperature resistance

 
Available hardness range (Shore A) 60 - 95
Upper continuous service temp. (°C) 250
Min. temp. for sealing applications (°C) -5
Minimum non-brittle  temp.  (°C) -10
Tensile strength (up to) 18 MPa
Elongation at break (up to) 250%

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