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Rubber in Engineering Group @ Clwyd - Sep 2018

Clwyd welcomed the Rubber in Engineering Group on Friday 21st September, more than 20 more

Polymer Types - FKM  2P  Peroxide-cured fluoroelastomer terpolymer...

Clwyd reference FKM2P (peroxide-cured)
ASTM classification FKM type 2

Type 2 FKM are fluorocarbon terpolymers based on vinylidene fluoride, tetrafluoroethylene fluoride and hexapropylene fluoride. They may be cured using bisphenol (FKM2) or peroxide (FKM 2P).

Typical applications Seals and gaskets for chemical processing, power and utilities

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


Limited steam resistance
Poor low temperature performance

Available hardness range (Shore A) 50 - 95
Upper continuous service temp. (°C) 240
Min. temp. for sealing applications (°C) -10
Minimum non-brittle  temp.  (°C) -35
Tensile strength (up to) 20 MPa
Elongation at break (up to) 250%

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