Styrene Butadiene Rubber Products

Styrene Butadiene Rubber - SBR

Styrene Butadiene Rubber (SBR) is a general purpose synthetic rubber. It must be compounded with reinforcing fillers for high strength and then has physical and chemical properties similar to natural rubber. Styrene Butadiene Rubber's abrasion resistance is better than natural rubber. it has good elasticity, and good low temperature properties but poorer fatigue resistance.

This is the highest volume general purpose synthetic rubber. It is very weak unless reinforcing fillers are incorporated. With suitable fillers it is a strong rubber although not approaching natural rubber or polychloroprene.

General uses: Industrial products rubber tube, rubber belts.

Styrene Butadiene Rubber Material Properties
Hardness Range 30-90
Temp. Range C° -40 / 100
Strength Properties Suitable
Compression Set Good
Abrasion Resistance Excellent
Tear Resistance Poor
Weather Resistance Poor
Ozone Resistance Unacceptable
Water Resistance Good
Mineral Oil Resistance Unacceptable
Vegetable Oil Resistance Poor
Gas Barrier Properties Poor
Electrical Properties Poor
Flame Resistance Unacceptable
Acid Resistance Suitable
Tackiness Poor
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 09.23.2021