Compound Selector Tools

Compound Selector Tools

Polymer Comparison Table

Refine your ideal polymer, by reviewing all their attirbutes side-by-side


Polymer Selector
These values are purely indicative they can vary depending on the part manufactured and the operating environment.
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ASTM ClassificationDefine your requirementsFFKMFEPM CFKM 2PFKM 3FKM 4FKM 5FKM LTFEPM TFKM 1FKM 2VMQPVMQFVMQACMAEMHNBRNBR LNBR MNBR HEPDMPUIIRBIIRCIIRXNBRCSM ECOBR SBR CRNBR/PVCNR IR
Type / ClassKKHKHKHKHKHKHKHKHKFC/FE/GEFE/GEFKEH/DH/DFEE/EF/EGDHBFBG/CHBK/CHAA/BA/CA/DBGAA/BAAA/BAAA/BABF/BG/BKCECHAAAA/BABE/CEBF/BG/BKAAAA
Upper service temp320 °C300 °C250 °C250 °C250 °C250 °C250 °C250 °C240 °C240 °C225 °C225 °C225 °C175 °C175 °C175 °C150 °C150 °C150 °C150 °C150 °C130 °C130 °C130 °C125 °C125 °C125 °C100 °C100 °C100 °C100 °C80 °C80 °C
Lower service temp-20 °C0 °C-5 °C-25 °C-5 °C-10 °C-40 °C-9 °C-15 °C-10 °C-60 °C-70 °C-60 °C-60 °C-40 °C-25 °C-40 °C-30 °C-25 °C-55 °C-50 °C-50 °C-50 °C-50 °C-15 °C-25 °C-35 °C-60 °C-25 °C-40 °C-20 °C-40 °C-50 °C
ASTM 1 OilExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentAverageAverageExcellentGoodExcellentExcellentGoodExcellentExcellentNoneExcellentNoneNoneNoneExcellentExcellentExcellentNoneNoneExcellentExcellentNoneNone
ASTM 2 OilExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentAverageAverageExcellentGoodExcellentExcellentGoodExcellentExcellentNoneGoodNoneNoneNoneExcellentGoodExcellentNoneNoneGoodExcellentNoneNone
ASTM 3 OilExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentAverageAverageExcellentGoodExcellentExcellentGoodExcellentExcellentNoneGoodNoneNoneNoneExcellentGoodExcellentNoneNoneGoodExcellentNoneNone
Liquid 101ExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentNoneNoneExcellentNoneNoneExcellentGoodGoodExcellentNoneGoodNoneNoneNoneExcellentNoneExcellentNoneNoneNoneExcellentNoneNone
Liquid 103ExcellentExcellentNoneNoneNoneNoneGoodGoodNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneGoodNoneGoodGoodGoodNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneGoodGood
Fuel AExcellentGoodExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentGoodExcellentExcellentExcellentNoneNoneExcellentNoneNoneExcellentGoodGoodExcellentNoneGoodNoneNoneNoneGoodNoneExcellentNoneNoneAverageGoodNoneNone
Fuel BExcellentGoodExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentNoneNoneAverageNoneNoneGoodAverageGoodGoodNoneAverageNoneNoneNoneAverageNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneAverageNoneNone
TolueneExcellentGoodExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentGoodExcellentExcellentExcellentNoneNoneGoodNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
MethanolExcellentExcellentExcellentGoodExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentNoneGoodExcellentExcellentExcellentNoneNoneExcellentGoodGoodExcellentExcellentNoneExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentGoodExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellent
KeroseneExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentNoneNoneExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentGoodExcellentExcellentNoneExcellentNoneNoneNoneExcellentGoodExcellentNoneNoneGoodExcellentNoneNone
KetoneExcellentNoneGoodAverageNoneAverageAverageGoodNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneExcellentNoneNoneGoodGoodNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneAverageNoneNoneNone
Acid (weak)ExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentGoodGoodNoneNoneAverageGoodGoodGoodAverageAverageAverageGoodNoneGoodGoodGoodAverageGoodAverageAverageAverageGoodAverageAverageAverage
Acid (strong)ExcellentExcellentGoodAverageExcellentGoodGoodGoodAverageAverageNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneAverageNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
Base (weak)ExcellentExcellentNoneNoneNoneExcellentExcellentExcellentNoneNoneAverageAverageAverageNoneNoneGoodAverageAverageGoodExcellentNoneExcellentExcellentExcellentGoodGoodNoneGoodGoodGoodGoodGoodGood
Base (strong)ExcellentExcellentNoneNoneNoneGoodGoodGoodNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneGoodNoneGoodGoodGoodNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneAverageNoneNoneNone
Hydrogen SulphideExcellentExcellentAverageNoneNoneGoodGoodExcellentNoneNoneAverageAverageAverageNoneNoneGoodNoneNoneNoneExcellentNoneExcellentExcellentExcellentNoneNoneGoodNoneNoneAverageNoneNoneNone
SteamExcellentExcellentAverageAverageNoneExcellentExcellentExcellentNoneNoneAverageAverageNoneNoneNoneAverageNoneNoneNoneExcellentNoneGoodGoodGoodNoneAverageNoneNoneNoneAverageNoneNoneNone
OzoneExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentGoodAverageAverageAverageExcellentExcellentGoodExcellentExcellentAverageExcellentExcellentNoneNoneGoodGoodNoneNone
RadiationExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentAverageAverageAverageGoodGoodGoodAverageAverageAverageExcellentAverageGoodGoodGoodAverageGoodGoodAverageAverageGoodGoodAverageAverage
Hardness range (Shore A) 70- 9560 - 9550 - 9560 - 9560 - 9560 - 9560 - 9560 - 9550 - 9550 - 9520 - 8550 - 8525 - 8525 - 8545 - 9050 - 9940 - 9540 - 9550 - 9525 - 9525 - 8535 - 8535 - 9035 - 9050 - 9540 - 8040 - 9040 - 9040 - 9535 - 9540 - 9530 - 9530 - 95
Minimum non-brittle temp -30 °C0 °C-30 °C-40 °C-10 °C-15 °C-45 °C-10 °C-20 °C-35 °C-80 °C-80 °C-80 °C-60 °C-60 °C-40 °C-55 °C-50 °C-45 °C-70 °C-80 °C-70 °C-70 °C-70 °C-30 °C-40 °C-45 °C-90 °C-50 °C-50 °C-30 °C-70 °C-70 °C
Tensile strength 15 Mpa25 Mpa20 Mpa20 Mpa20 Mpa20 Mpa20 Mpa23 Mpa20 Mpa20 Mpa11 Mpa8 Mpa9 Mpa20 Mpa20 Mpa30 Mpa24 Mpa26 Mpa28 Mpa23 Mpa30 Mpa18 Mpa18 Mpa18 Mpa25 Mpa23 Mpa20 Mpa20 Mpa25 Mpa23 Mpa20 Mpa25 Mpa23 Mpa
Elongation at break 250%250%250%300%250%250%300%300%300%250%600%500%400%450%350%450%500%450%400%450%600%>700%650%650%250%350%400%550%500%450%400%600%600%
  FFKMViewFEPM CViewFKM 2PViewFKM 3ViewFKM 4ViewFKM 5ViewFKM LTViewFEPM TViewFKM 1ViewFKM 2ViewVMQViewPVMQViewFVMQViewACMViewAEMViewHNBRViewNBR LViewNBR MViewNBR HViewEPDMViewPUViewIIRViewBIIRViewCIIRViewXNBRViewCSM ViewECOViewBR ViewSBR ViewCRViewNBR/PVCViewNR ViewIRView

Elastomeric Compounding Specialists

Clwyd Compounders have over 40 years experience of supplying quality compounds to industry. We understand rubber in-depth – from formulation to application – and can supply compounds to meet the most demanding of end-user specifications in industries ranging from oil & gas to food processing. We also understand the needs of downstream processors, working closely with our customers to ensure the compounds we supply process efficiently thus minimising waste.

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Compound

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Material

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Technical

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What we do:

  • High Quality, Consistent Materials
  • New Material Development
  • Enhancing Existing Materials
  • Short lead-times, 72 hours service available
  • Testing to a wide variety of industry specifications
  • Supply Worldwide
  • Specialist Materials including: Graphene, Silver and Nomex incorporation to name a few
  • We can be your materials expert
  • Small volumes available
  • All compound types, all colours

Formulation to Application

We offer the full range of heat-curable elastomers, from natural rubbers through to perfluoroelastomers, and will always advise on the most cost-effective choice for your application. Whether your requirement is for 10kg or 10000kg, you can be confident that the compound we supply will meet your exact requirements. We also have a range of small scale equipment available, for specialist compounds and development work.

We pride ourselves in being a trusted advisor to the majority of the worlds top engineering firms for elastomeric materials, as our reputation for technical advice and support is second to none – Clwyd technical staff work closely with major industry suppliers and are involved in a number of collaborative research projects; they regularly attend conferences and technical seminars, and have written a number of technical papers.

If you are responsible for specifying compounds where performance is critical – contact us.

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