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Polymer Types - VMQ - Silicone...

Clwyd reference VMQ
ASTM classification MQ and VMQ

Polydimethylsiloxane containing methyl (MQ) or vinyl (VMQ)

Typical applications Food and medical applications          
Advantages Excellent resistance to high and low temperatures
Disadvantages

Poor tensile strength
Poor resistance to oils and  non-polar solvents

 
Available hardness range (Shore A) 20 – 85
Upper continuous service temp. (°C) 225
Min. temp. for sealing applications (°C) -60
Minimum non-brittle  temp.  (°C) -80
Tensile strength (up to) 11 MPa
Elongation at break (up to) 600%

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