Isoprene Rubber Products

Isoprene Rubber - IR

Isoprene rubber (IR) has very similar properties to natural rubber as Isoprene rubber is a synthetic natural rubber. This is the same polymer as natural rubber - but made synthetically. Isoprene rubber is essentially similar in properties to natural rubber but it may be somewhat weaker

General uses: Industrial products, Medical, rubber tube, rubber belts.

Isoprene Rubber Material Properties
ASTM AA
Hardness Range 25-90
Temp. Range C° -30 / 80
Strength Properties Good
Compression Set Good
Abrasion Resistance Excellent
Tear Resistance Good
Weather Resistance Poor
Ozone Resistance Unacceptable
Water Resistance Excellent
Mineral Oil Resistance Unacceptable
Vegetable Oil Resistance Poor
Gas Barrier Properties Poor
Electrical Properties Suitable
Flame Resistance Unacceptable
Acid Resistance Suitable
Tackiness Good
Color Stability Good

While the technical information and suggestions for use contained herein are believed to be accurate and reliable, nothing stated in this bulletin is to be taken as a warranty either expressed or implied. It is the user's responsibility to determine suitability and fitness of application, preferably through independent prototype testing and field evaluation programs by users. There is no warranty of merchantability or fitness for use, nor any other warranty either expressed or implied.

 

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Last updated 11.14.2019