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Silicone 70 FDA O-Rings BS001 to BS050 Cross Section 1.02mm to 1.78mm£0.0141 – £0.2549
Silicone 70 FDA O-Rings BS102 to BS178 Cross Section 2.62mm£0.0141 – £0.7295
Silicone 70 FDA O-Rings BS201 to BS284 Cross Section 3.53mm£0.0247 – £2.3915
Silicone 70 FDA O-Rings BS309 to BS395 Cross Section 5.33mm£0.0811 – £5.8644
Silicone 70 FDA O-Rings BS425 to BS475 Cross Section 6.99mm£1.0992 – £8.6984
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Silicone o-rings (VMQ) offer wide temperature ranges and low temperature flexibility. Silicone is renowned for its retention of flexibility and low compression set characteristics. Silicone also has one of the widest working temperature ranges for elastomers.
Phenyl (PVMQ) based silicone o rings can perform to -100°C (-148°F). New polymers can take short term to 315°C (600°F).
Silicone o rings. Resistant to hot air, ozone, UV radiation, engine and transmission oils, animal and vegetable fats and oils. Silicone o-rings also have low resistance to mineral oils and can be compounded to be electrically resistant, conductive, or flame retardant.
Silicone should be used for static sealing. Silicones have poor tensile strength, poor tear resistance, and poor abrasion resistance. Silicones offer excellent resistance to extreme temperatures from -50°C to + 225°C.
Silicone O-rings perform well in a range of environments:
• Mineral oils with low additive contents.
• Dry heat.
Silicone o rings are not recommended for dynamic O-ring sealing applications. This is due to their relatively low tear strength and high coefficient of friction. Silicone does not perform well with the following:
• Concentrated acids.
• Gear Oils.
• Ketones (MEK, Acetone).
To find out more on our Silicone materials, please read our Silicone material technical data sheets.