November 29, 2023 – by Eastern Seals

Temperature Resistance: EPDM O-Rings are known for their excellent temperature resistance, typically within the range of -50°C to +150°C. This makes them suitable for applications involving extreme temperatures.

Chemical Resistance: EPDM is resistant to many chemicals, including certain hydraulic fluids, alkalis, and phosphate ester-based fluids. However, it’s important to note that EPDM is not compatible with petroleum-based oils and fuels. The specific resistance to chemicals can vary based on the formulation of the EPDM.

Versatile Applications: EPDM O-Rings are indeed used in a wide range of applications, particularly in the automotive and HVAC industries, due to their thermal and chemical resistance properties.

Environmental Friendliness: EPDM is generally considered to be an environmentally friendly material due to its long life and durability, reducing the need for frequent replacement. However, the specific environmental impact can depend on various factors, including the manufacturing process and end-of-life disposal.

Customization Options: Like many other types of O-Rings, EPDM O-Rings can be customized in terms of size, shape, and hardness to suit specific applications. This customization is a key aspect of their utility in various industries.

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