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Approved to: FDA 21 CFR177-2600 and EU 1935/2004

Item Code: SM138

Off-White Super Soft High Abrasion Natural Rubber 38 Shore

Approved to: FDA 21 CFR177-2600 and EU 1935/2004

FDA, CE, ROHS, Reach, TUV

SM138 Off-White SUPER SOFT Natural Rubber 38 Shore is the ultimate rubber sheeting for high wear and abrasion resistance. Material specification similar to ‘Linatex’ for long life and performance in all applications in which wear and abrasion resistance is of paramount importance but FDA approval is also required. A truly exceptional material with a cloth/plate finish.

N.B. All 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 below
  • 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: Cloth/Plate
  • Cutting: Standard press-tools

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

0.98 ± 0.05

ASTM D297

0.98 ± 0.05

HARDNESS

DIN 53505

38 ± 5 SH A

ASTM D2240

38 ± 5 SH A

TENSILE STRENGTH (KG/CM2)

DIN 53504

2986 PSI

ASTM D412

240 KG/CM2

ELONGATION AT BREAK ( MIN )

DIN 53504

810%

ASTM D412

810%

ABRASION RESISTANCE ( MAX )

DIN 53516

80 MM3

ASTM D5963

80 MM3

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

 

DIN 53517

 

15 %

ASTM D395 METHOD

 

15 %

POLYMER CONTENT (%)

 

100

 

100

TEAR RESISTANCE ( ANGULAR ) MIN

DIN 53515

224 LBS/INCH

ASTM D624

40 KG/CM

RESILIENCE

 

75%

 

75%

CHANGE IN PROPERTIES

 

 

 

 

HEAT AGEING ( 72 HRS. AT 70ºC )

 

 

ASTM D573

 

— HARDNESS (PTS)

 

+ 3 (MAX)

 

+ 3 (MAX)

— TENSILE STRENGTH (%)

 

+10 / – 15

 

+10 / – 15

— ELONGATION AT BREAK (%)

 

+10 / – 15

 

+10 / – 15

 

FOOD GRADE COMPLIANCE

US FDA 21 CFR 177.2600

 

YES

 

 

YES

CHEMICAL RESISTANCE

 

 

 

 

— OZONE

 

FAIR

 

FAIR

— DILUTE ACIDS AND BASES

 

GOOD

 

GOOD

— CONCENTRATED ACIDS AND BASES

 

NOT RECOMMENDED

 

NOT RECOMMENDED

— OILS

 

NOT RECOMMENDED

 

NOT RECOMMENDED

— SOLVENTS

 

NOT RECOMMENDED

 

NOT RECOMMENDED

TEMPERATURE RANGE

 

-30º TO + 70º C

 

-30º TO + 70º C

COLOUR

 

OFF WHITE

 

Sr. No

Name of Parameter

Result

Unit

Max Limit

Test Method

1

n-Hexane Extract for first 7 Hrs.

29.5

mg/inch²

 

175mg/inch²

 

Limit and test method as per US-FDA 21.CFR.177.2600

2

n-Hexane Extract for

succeeding 2 Hrs

3.50

mg/inch²

 

4mg/inch²

 

3

Distilled Water Extract for first 7 Hrs

1.3

mg/inch²

 

20mg/inch²

 

4

Distilled Water Extract for succeeding 2 Hrs

0.60

mg/inch²

 

1mg/inch²

 

Notes:

  1. For Sr. No1 & 2 sample extracted with n-Hexane at reflux temperature.
  2. For SR. No. 3 7 4 sample extracted with distilled water at reflux temperature

 

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