Silicone O-Rings Catalogue

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Silicone O-Ring
Silicone O-Ring

Silicone O-Rings

Silicone rubber is well known for compatibility with weathering, aging as well as resistance to ozone degradation. The ability of silicone to be used over an extended range of temperatures makes it a material of choice for use in environments with thermal variation. The mechanical properties of silicone are not as good when compared with those of other elastomeric materials used in sealing. The food and pharmaceutical industries make use of silicone materials extensively due to their physiologically harmless characteristics. Standard silicones have good resistance to fats and plant and animal oils, oils used in transmission and also water up to a temperature of 100 degrees Celsius.

Applications of silicone o-rings can be found in fuel injection ports, where high thermal environment is to be expected. Silicone is characterised by poor resistance to tear and abrasion. Tensile strength is also low as compared to some other elastomers.

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