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epdm vs viton

EPDM vs Viton: What’s the Difference?

EPDM and Viton are two of the best synthetic rubber compounds on the market today. The qualities of these elastomers often make them the only material that can be considered for certain applications. There is some overlap in the qualities of EPDM and Viton. However, there are also significant differences between the two materials. Therefore, one or the other may not always be your best choice

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silicone rubber grades

Understanding the Cost Impact of Silicone Rubber Grades

Cost is everything in industrial and manufacturing prospects. When estimating the cost impact of silicon rubbers, material composition, manufacturing process, and quality standards matter. Some synthetic rubbers come with a higher price tag. But with some research, you can avoid expensive costs and find a suitable grade silicone rubber.

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environmental friendly plastics

What Are Eco-Friendly Plastics?

For years, plastic has been labeled an archenemy to the planet and one of the leading causes of global warming and climate change. Around a century ago, it was an exciting invention. Now, it’s bad news—the present-day lead and asbestos.

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TPE VS. Silicone

TPE VS. Silicone: What’s the Difference?

Comparisons between materials used in different industries have always been a popular topic of discussion. In the world of prosthetics and medical devices, one common comparison is between Thermoplastic Elastomer or TPE and silicone. While they are known to be two similar rubber materials, there are significant differences between the two.

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7 Key Benefits and Uses of PTFE

Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), commonly known as Teflon, is a synthetic fluoropolymer of tetrafluoroethylene. It has numerous applications and benefits, marking its importance in industrial and household settings. Being a non-toxic, heat-resistant, and chemically inert material, PTFE has become one of the most versatile engineering materials. 

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viton rubber

Viton Rubber: The Definitive Guide

The rapidly evolving demands of the modern world mean materials must operate in harsher environments for longer. In the case of elastomers, even materials such as nitrile rubbers can fall short of expectations. This is where Viton rubber comes into play.

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4 types of silicone

4 Types of Silicone and Their Distinctions

Silicone rubber, an elastomeric material known for its exceptional properties, plays a pivotal role in various industries, from medical devices to automotive applications. Understanding the 4 types of silicone and their distinctions—ranging from liquid silicone rubber (LSR) to high-consistency rubber (HCR)—is crucial for selecting the right material for your needs.

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epdm rubber

EPDM Rubber: The Definitive Guide

EPDM, or Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer rubber, is a versatile material known for its durability and weather-resistant properties. It is used in a wide range of industries, including roofing, automotive, and construction.

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