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Approved to: US FDA 21 CFR177,2600 – EU1935/2004 and USP Class V1 Compliant

Item Code: SM166

Blue Food Quality Nitrile Rubber 60° shore

Approved to: US FDA 21 CFR177,2600 – EU1935/2004 and USP Class V1 Compliant

FDA, CE, ROHS, Reach, TUV

SM166 Blue Food Quality Nitrile Rubber 60° shore is a Blue FDA approved Nitrile Rubber sheeting for use with food and drink stuffs. Nitrile material is for use at higher temperatures for media containing oils, fats and greases. Blue in colour to meet the now more common demands of the food industry.

Approved to: US FDA 21 CFR177,2600 – EU1935/2004 and USP Class V1 Compliant.

N.B. Metroseal Sheeting can be supplied plain or with self adhesive backed tape (SAB). Rubber Strip to bespoke sizes are available along with customised sheets/gaskets. Please email your enquiry details to sales@metroseal.co.uk

The above sheeting is manufactured from top quality virgin materials and ingredients meeting high standard of performance.

  • Material Profile: (see Data Sheet)
  • Thickness: 0.5mm to 50mm
  • Sheet Size: 1.4m wide in 10 and 20m rolls
  • Finish: Smooth finish
  • Cutting: Standard press-tools

The component parts used and maximum levels in compound mixtures are in accordance with FDA [Food & Drug Administration – Department of Health and Human Services] part 177 – indirect food additives section 177.2600 – rubber articles for repeated use.

This Product is REACH, RoHS, PAH and CE Compliant

Other grades, colours and finishes are available – subject to minimum batch quantities

 

PROPERTIES

TEST METHOD

VALUES FPS UNITS

TEST METHOD

VALUES METRIC UNITS

SPECIFIC GRAVITY

ASTM D297

1.40 ± 0.05

DIN 53508

1.40 ± 0.05

HARDNESS

ASTM D2240

60 ± 5 SH A

DIN 53505

60 ± 5 SH A

TENSILE STRENGTH ( MIN )

ASTM D412

1140 PSI

DIN 53504

60 KG/CM2

ELONGATION AT BREAK ( MIN )

ASTM D412

350%

DIN 53504

350%

COMPRESSION SET (70 ºC/24 HRS/25% SET) (MAX)

ASTM D395 METHOD B

40%

DIN 53517

40%

TEAR RESISTANCE ( ANGULAR ) MIN

ASTM D624

112 LBS/INCH

DIN 53515

20 KG/CM

CHANGE IN PROPERTIES

 

 

 

 

HEAT AGEING ( 72 HRS. AT 70 ºC )

ASTM D573

 

 

 

— HARDNESS (PTS)

 

+ 4 (MAX)

 

+ 4 (MAX)

— TENSILE STRENGTH (%)

 

+ 10 / – 15

 

+ 10 / – 15

— ELONGATION AT BREAK (%)

 

+ 10 / – 20

 

+ 10 / – 20

VOLUME SWELL : AT 70º C FOR 72 HRS/IN

ASTM D 471

 

 

 

ASTM OIL NO.1

 

+ 3 %

 

+ 3 %

ASTM OIL NO.2

 

+ 16%

 

+ 16%

ASTM OIL NO.3

 

+ 20%

 

+ 20%

POLYMER CONTENT (NITRILE)

 

100%

 

100%

CHEMICAL RESISTANCE

 

 

 

 

— OZONE

ASTM D 1149

FAIR

 

FAIR

— DILUTE ACIDS AND BASES

 

GOOD

 

GOOD

— CONCENTRATED ACIDS AND BASES

 

NOT RECOMMENDED

 

NOT RECOMMENDED

— OILS

 

GOOD

 

GOOD

— SOLVENTS

 

FAIR

 

FAIR

TEMPERATURE RANGE

 

-25º TO + 110º C

 

-25º TO + 110º C

COLOUR

 

RAL 5017 BLUE

 

RAL 5017 BLUE

POLYMER CONTENT (%)

 

100

 

Test Name – Determination of Amount of extractives

Method : With reference to US FDA 21 CFR 177.2 00

Extractants Test Condition

Amount of Extractives

mg/inch²

Acceptable limit

mg/inch²

Conclusion
1
Distilled Water 70 °C for 2 hours 10 20 Pass
n-Hexane 70 °C for 2 hours 100 175 Pass

 

Note: 1. mg/inch² denotes Milligram per square inch
2. °C denotes Degrees Celcius

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