Eagle Elastomer: High-Performance Fluoroelastomers for Industrial Use

Posted by eagle on  June 12, 2024
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As detailed on the Viton™ website in their article “Fluoroelastomers with Enhanced Properties,” the Viton™ A-type family of fluoroelastomers represents a class of dipolymers composed of hexafluoropropylene (HFP) and vinylidene fluoride (VF₂). Widely utilized in extrusion, injection molding, and solution coating applications, certain grades of these fluoroelastomers also serve as effective curing agents and metal adhesion promoters. Applications: Various products benefit from the exceptional properties of Viton™ A-type fluoroelastomers, including O-rings, valve stem and shaft

Eagle Elastomer: Introducing FKM Viton for Exceptional Chemical Resistance

Posted by eagle on  June 10, 2024
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As elaborated by Industrial Rubber Goods in their article “Fluoroelastomers (FKM) / FKM Viton,” Fluoroelastomers (FKM) or FKM Viton represent a specialized class of synthetic rubber engineered to withstand extremely high temperatures. FKM offers unparalleled resistance to chemicals, heat, and oil, making it indispensable in applications requiring reliable performance above 200°C. Unlike conventional rubber, FKM is not a single entity but a family of fluoropolymer rubbers, classified based on their fluorine content—66%, 68%, and 70%.

Eagle Elastomer: Advancing FFKM Technology for Enhanced Industrial Sealing

Posted by eagle on  June 5, 2024
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As explained by Industrial Rubber Goods in their article “FFKM Performance and Application,” FFKM, or Perfluoroelastomers, represent a pinnacle in synthetic rubber technology, widely known under the trade name VITON. FFKM is integral to sealing in the most demanding technical environments due to its comprehensive fluorination, which combines the properties of fluorizating rubber and PTFE Teflon. Properties of FFKM: FFKM boasts exceptional heat resistance and unparalleled chemical stability. It can withstand harsh acids, alkalis, ketones,

Eagle Elastomer: Enhances FKM Technology for Superior Sealing Solutions

Posted by eagle on  June 3, 2024
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As highlighted by Rubber World in their article “Fluoroelastomers (FKM) for Sealing,” recent advancements in fluorocarbon polymer technology have opened new possibilities for seal designers. Modern fluorocarbons now offer significantly improved resistance to chemicals and temperature, reduced volume swell, and other benefits that make them ideal for extreme sealing conditions. However, careful selection of the appropriate fluorocarbon type for specific sealing applications is crucial. The fact sheet provided in the article assists in making the

Eagle Elastomer: Leads in Fluoroelastomer Modification for Better Chemical Resistance

Posted by eagle on  May 22, 2024
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As detailed by Rubber World in their article “Modification of fluoroelastomers based on TFE-P copolymer to improve cure speed, physical properties and mold release,” fluoroelastomers are essential in applications requiring extreme heat and chemical resistance. FEPM, an alternating copolymer of tetrafluoroethylene (TFE) and propylene (P), is notable for its excellent resistance to organic and inorganic acids and bases, particularly amines in automotive lubricants. However, fluoroelastomers based on vinylidene fluoride and hexafluoropropylene (FKM) fall short in