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Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (EPDM)

Superior resistance to polar chemicals

Quick Facts

  • Operating temperatures from -45 °C to +160 °C / -49 °F to +320 °F
  • Special grades up to +200 °C / +392 °F
  • Exceptional mechanical performance
  • Low long term compression set with specific compounds
  • Minimal risk of contamination from leach out of softeners and process aids
  • Long life in polar solvents, hot water and steam
  • Suitable for contact with alkaline cleaning fluids
  • Tested in accordance with ASTM, BfR, SIS and FDA
  • High wear resistance, minimal creep and permeation
  • Compliances with FDA CFR177.2600, 3-A, USP Class VI, Cytotoxicity (USP 87), NSF, KTW, WRAS etc.


Typical Healthcare & Medical Applications:

Universal material used in a wide variety of applications, filling, dispensing, pumps, pipes and flange gaskets, valves, quick connectors, tanks, separators, homogenizers, decanters and heat exchangers

Products Available:

O-Rings, Kantseal, Flatseal, Gaskets, Diaphragms, bonded seals and custom components

About EPDM

Ethylene Propylene Diene Rubber (EPDM) polymers are fully saturated, non-polar hydrocarbon based elastomers. Their polymer geometry gives them superior compatibility with polar fluids and polar solvents at elevated temperatures. The materials have high chemical resistance, giving long life in polar solvents, hot water and steam. In addition, they are suitable for contact with alkaline cleaning fluids.

All EPDM grades are peroxide cured and contain a very low amount of softeners and process aids. This reduces potential leach out to a minimum, lowering the risk of contamination. They have also been engineered to achieve enhanced chemical and thermal stability along with compliance to a variety of life sciences standards and approvals.

Local Contact

To speak to a local healthcare & medical specialist, call the number listed for your region:

Americas
+1 310 921 4170

Asia
+886 9 3098 2646

Europe
+49 (0) 711 7864 536

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