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Item Code: SM168

Metal Detectable Blue FDA Neoprene Sheet

Approved to FDA 21 CFR 177.2600

FDA, CE, ROHS, Reach, TUV

SM 168 is a Blue Metal Detectable Neoprene rubber sheeting for use with food and drink stuffs.

FDA21 CFR177,2600, EU1935/2004 Approved and USP Class V1 compliant, Metal Detectable gasket materials are now becoming popular in the food industries as a simple sweep with a metal detecting equipment will pick up any gasket fragments in the food production process. Metal detectable gasket materials are also used in the production of pharmaceuticals worldwide.

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 – 50mm
  • Sheet Size: 1.4m wide in 10m rolls (over 8mm thick come in 5m rolls)
  • Custom widths and lengths no problem
  • 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

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Specific GravityDIN 535081.50 ± 0.05ASTM D2971.50 ± 0.05
HARDNESSDIN 5350565 ± 5 Sh AASTM D224065 ± 5 Sh A
TENSILE STRENGTH ( min )DIN 535041990PSIASTM D412140 kg/cm2
ELONGATION AT BREAK ( min )DIN 53504600%ASTM D412600%
COMPRESSION SET (70ºC/24 hrs/25% set) (max)DIN 5351750%ASTM D395 METHOD B50%
Polymer Content (%)100100
TEAR RESISTANCE ( Angular ) minDIN 53515170 Lbs/InchASTM D62430 Kg/cm
CHANGE IN PROPERTIES AFTER
HEAT AGEING ( 72 hrs. AT 70 ºC )ASTM D573
--- HARDNESS (Pts)+ 5 (Max)+ 5 (Max)
--- TENSILE STRENGTH (%)+ 10 / - 25+ 10 / - 25
--- ELONGATION AT BREAK (%)+ 10 / - 30+ 10 / - 30
VOLUME SWELL : AT 70ºC FOR 72 HRS/INASTM D 471
IRM OIL NO.1+18%+18%
IRM OIL NO.2+23%+23%
IRM OIL NO.3+60%+60%
POLYMER CONTENT (NEOPRENE)100%100%
CHEMICAL RESISTANCE
--- OZONEGOODASTM D 1149GOOD
--- DILUTE ACIDS AND BASESGOODGOOD
--- CONCENTRATED ACIDS AND BASESFAIRFAIR
--- OILSGOODGOOD
--- SOLVENTSFAIRFAIR
TEMPERATURE RANGE-25º to + 120º C-25º to + 120º C
COLOURBLUEBLUE

Extraction Data Test Results 

Test Name: Determination of Amount of Extractives

Method : With reference to US FDA 21 CFR 177.2600

For use in contact with aqueous food:

Extractants

Test Condition

Result

(MG/INCH²)

Reporting Limit

MG/INCH²

Permissible Limit

MG/INCH²

Distilled Water

 

Reflux Temperature for 7 Hours

<0.1

0.1

20

Succeeding 2 hours of extraction

 <0.1

 0.1

 1

Comment 

– –

PASS

– –

– –

For use in contact with fatty foods

Extractants

Test Condition

Result

(MG/INCH²)

Reporting Limit

MG/INCH²

Permissible Limit

MG/INCH²

n-Hexane

 

Reflux Temperature for 7 Hours

<0.1

0.1

175

Succeeding 2 hours of extraction

 <0.1

 0.1

 4

Comment 

– –

PASS

– –

– –

Note MG/INCH² = Milligram per square inch

 

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