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DuPont Performance Polymers Viton® GLT-506 Fluoroelastomer (FKM), Low Temperature Grade  (discontinued **)
Categories: Polymer; Thermoset; Fluoropolymer, TS; Thermoset Fluoroelastomer; Rubber or Thermoset Elastomer (TSE)

Material Notes: Contains fluorinated vinyl ether monomer for fluid resistance and low temperature flexibility, peroxide cured. Best mold release of GLT types; A-type fluids resistance

Temperature of Retraction (TR-10): -30°C. Polymer Fluorine Content: 64%. Volume Increase After 7 Days/Methanol/23°C: 75 to 105%

Applications: Transfer-compression molded automotive fuel, chemical, petroleum industry seals.

General Viton Information: Viton was introduced in 1957 as a high-performance aerospace sealing elastomer. It is now also used in other industries including automotive, fluid power, appliance, and chemical industries. It is noted for its outstanding performance in very hot and extremely corrosive environments. Compounds of Viton remain elastic indefinitely at 204°C or when exposed intermittently to 260°C under laboratory conditions. Viton is generally serviceable down to -18 to -23°C, although special formulations permit static use down to -54°C (-65°F). Also, Viton has proven to be satisfactory for static seals under conditions approaching absolute zero. Viton has excellent resistance to oils, fuels, lubricants, and most mineral acids. It has extremely low permeability to a broad range of substances. It is resistant to aliphatic, aromatic hydrocarbons. It is extremely resistant to compression set, even at high temperatures. It has exceptional good resistance to atmospheric oxidation, sun, weather, fungus, and mold. It has good electrical properties in low voltage, low frequency applications and low burning characteristics.

Information provided by DuPont Dow Elastomers.

This former DuPont Dow Elastomers product line is now produced by DuPont Performance Elastomers. This grade is not a part of the standard product line.

Key Words: Rubbers
Vendors:
Available Properties
  • Density
  • Mooney Viscosity, Nominal Viscosity, ML 1+10
  • Compression Set, 70 hours
  • Maximum Service Temperature, Air, Continuous use
  • Maximum Service Temperature, Air, Intermittent use
  
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DuPont Performance Polymers (Former DuPont Elastomers)

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Plastic

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