Fluorocarbon Rubber - (FPM)

Fluorocarbon combines high temperature and chemical resistance to a broader range of fluids than any of the other elastomer. Low compression set even at high temperatures makes it an appropriate choice of material in most conditions. Its working temperature range varies from 230°C for high to -20°C for low temperature applications. Three main factors contribute to the remarkable heat and fluid resistance of fluoroelastomers. First, there are extremely strong bonds between the carbon atoms comprising the polymer backbone and the attached (Pendant) flourine atoms .Second,fluoroelastomers features a high fluorine-tohydrogen ratio. Third, the carbon backbone is fully saturated. Fluorocarbons are a good choice of material for both static and dynamic applications.