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Approved to: US FDA21 CFR177,2600, EU1935/2004 and USP Class V1Compliant

Item Code: SM162

Off-White Food Quality Neoprene Rubber 65° shore

Approved to: US FDA21 CFR177,2600, EU1935/2004 and USP Class V1Compliant

FDA, CE, ROHS, Reach, TUV

SM162 is an off-white FDA approved Neoprene rubber sheeting for use with food and drink stuffs is an Off-White Neoprene Rubber Sheeting material for use at higher temperatures for media containing oils, fats and greases. US FDA21 CFR177,2600 – EU1935/2004 Approved and USP Class V1Compliant

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 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

PROPERTIES

TEST METHOD

VALUES FPS UNITS

TEST METHOD

VALUES METRIC UNITS

SPECIFIC GRAVITY

DIN 53508

1.60 ± 0.05

ASTM D297

1.60 ± 0.05

HARDNESS

DIN 53505

65 ± 5 SH A

ASTM D2240

65 ± 5 SH A

TENSILE STRENGTH ( MIN )

DIN 53504

716 PSI

ASTM D412

50 KG/CM2

ELONGATION AT BREAK ( MIN )

DIN 53504

250

ASTM D412

250

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

 

DIN ISO 815-1

 

30

ASTM D395 METHOD B

 

30

TEAR RESISTANCE ( ANGULAR ) MIN

DIN 53515

196 LBS/INCH

ASTM D624

35 KG/CM

CHANGE IN PROPERTIES

 

 

 

 

HEAT AGEING ( 72 HRS. AT 70 ºC )

 

 

ASTM D573

 

— HARDNESS (PTS)

 

+ 5 (MAX)

 

+ 5 (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

 

IRM OIL NO.1

 

+ 2 %

 

+ 2 %

IRM OIL NO.2

 

+ 15%

 

+ 15%

IRM OIL NO.3

 

+ 45%

 

+ 45%

POLYMER CONTENT (NEOPRENE)

 

100%

 

100%

CHEMICAL RESISTANCE

 

 

 

 

— OZONE

 

FAIR

ASTM D 1149

FAIR

— DILUTE ACIDS AND BASES

 

GOOD

 

GOOD

— CONCENTRATED ACIDS AND BASES

 

FAIR

 

FAIR

— OILS

 

GOOD

 

GOOD

— SOLVENTS

 

FAIR

 

FAIR

TEMPERATURE RANGE

 

-30º TO + 130º C

 

-30º TO + 130º C

COLOUR

 

OFF WHITE

 

Extractants Test Condition Amount of Extractives (mg/inch²) 1 Acceptable Limit (mg/inch²)   Conclusion
Distilled Water at reflux temp’ for 7 hours <10 <20 Pass
Distilled Water at reflux temp for succeeding 2 hours of extraction <1 <1 Pass
n-Hexane at reflux temp’ for 7 hours <100 <175 Pass
n-Hexane at reflux temp for succeeding 2 hours of extraction <4 <4 Pass

Notes:

  1. mg/inch² = milligram per square inch
  2. °C = degrees Celcius

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