Category: Resources

3M™ Dyneon™ Fluoroelastomers Product Guide

This product comparison guide is designed to address the basic considerations when formulating a fluoroelastomer compound: “What is the environment?” “What is the application?” “What is the manufacturing process?” and “What is the part profile?”  The answers to these questions will help narrow your search for a fluoroelastomer  that can deliver optimal performance.

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3M™ Dyneon™ Fluoroelastomer Compounding Guide

This manual provides general guidelines that can be used as reference in compounding fluoroelastomers. In addition to data regarding the physical properties yielded by various compounds and processes, the effects of potential contamination and the general requirements of certain types of applications (such as O-rings, molded goods, and extruded compounds) are also discussed. For more specific guidelines for the materials used in specific applications, refer to the 3M™ Dyneon™ Fluoroelastomer Recipe Book.

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RDAbbott Product Line Card

RDAbbott is stocked with premium elastomer products in warehouses strategically located throughout the United States and Mexico.

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Post-Curing of Silicone Elastomers: When is it Necessary?

Are you post-curing your silicone out of habit or necessity? Advances in silicone elastomer technology enable some manufacturers to eliminate this costly step for the first time. For example, a new liquid silicone rubber is the only one that exhibits the same physical profile before and after post-curing. This could potentially make post-curing unnecessary even in industries with strict regulatory requirements.

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A Plethora of Dow Corning Resources

As a global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, Dow Corning offers more than 7,000 products and services worldwide. That’s a lot of options to choose from. To help make your selection process a little easier, we wanted to share some Dow Corning web pages that are packed with valuable resources.

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Millathane® XP 9075: A Polycarbonate Polyurethane For Excellent Hydrolysis Resistance

This comparative study between Millathane® XP-9075 and Millathane® 66 Premilled, along with a modified XP-9075 formulation for improved compression set show that Millathane® XP-9075 provides an excellent combination of oil and heat resistance, plus water and humidity resistance.

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FKM Compound Recipes by 3M

The 3M™ Dyneon™ Fluoroelastomers Compound Recipes booklet is a guide for evaluating, processing, and troubleshooting FKM with certain 3M products.

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Dow Corning Takes You Inside Si

Follow this link to download an interactive PDF from Dow Corning.

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Updated FKM Durometer Chart from 3M

The first step in developing an FKM part is determining a formulation to withstand the part’s future environment. The part’s environment will dictate the physical properties required for your rubber compound. This chart is an excellent starting point for developing that initial formulation.

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