Silicone Rubber Products

Silicone Rubber - Q

Silicone (Q) has good high and low temperature resistance and good electrical properties.

The outstanding property of Silicone rubber is the very wide temperature range. Typically the range is -60C to 200C and above. Silicone rubber does not have very good physical properties, but the properties they do have are retained to high temperatures. Beware corrosion if acetic acid is present as a curing agent.

General uses: O-rings, gaskets, seals, insulation products, electrical products.

This is a Silicone (Q) One Way Gasket. This particular component is used in the lawn and garden industry.

This is a Silicone rubber gasket used in electronic switch assemblies.

Silicone Rubber Material Properties
Hardness Range 18-80
Temp. Range C° -70 / 225
Strength Properties Poor
Compression Set Unacceptable
Abrasion Resistance Unacceptable
Tear Resistance Good
Weather Resistance Excellent
Ozone Resistance Excellent
Water Resistance Good
Mineral Oil Resistance Unacceptable
Vegetable Oil Resistance Poor
Gas Barrier Properties Unacceptable
Electrical Properties Excellent
Flame Resistance Poor
Acid Resistance Excellent
Tackiness Good
Color Stability Excellent

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