Compound Physical Properties

Physical Properties of Compounds

Compound Physical Properties

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The following chart is a compound physical properties general reference to help determine which materials will exhibit the physical properties that will best suit your application.  Note: Seal & Design has many other compounds available. If you need a specific or hard to find compound, just ask and we can help you get it. Use this key to identify the material.

N Nitrile E EPDM C Neoprene G SBR S Silicone B Butyl  
O Polyacrylate H Hypalon V Viton P Polyurethane F Fluorosilicone A Aflas Chemraz
E Excellent GE Good to Excellent G Good
FG Fair to Good F Fair FP Fair to Poor P Poor
 
Material
Property N E C G S B O H V P F A K
Abrasion Resistance G GE G G P FG G G G E P GE P
Acid Resistance F G FG F FG G P G E P FG E E
Chemical Resistance FG E FG FG GE E P E E FG E E E
Cold Resistance G GE FG G E G P FG PF G GE P PF
Dynamic Properties GE GE F G P F F F GE E P G F
Electrical Properties F G F G E G F F F FG E E E
Flame Resistance P P G P F P P G E P G E E
Heat Resistance G E G FG E G E G E F E E E
Impermeability G G G F P E E G G G P G G
Oil Resistance E P FG P FG P E F E G G E E
Ozone Resistance P E GE P E GE E E E E E E E
Set Resistance GE GE F G GE FG F F GE F GE G G
Tear Resistance FG GE FG FG P G FG G F GE P PF PF
Tensile Strength GE GE G GE P G F F GE E F FG FG
Water Resistance FG E F FG F G P F FG P F GE GE
Weather Resistance F E E F E GE E E E E E E E