Rubber compounds

What we offer

We have over 2.000 already developed rubber formulas based on the following polymers: NR, SBR, NBR, HNBR, CR, EPDM, IR, BR in our product lines. One part of the compounds have been developed for our own manufacture in order to fulfill our clients’ requests.

We have the mixing line for black compounds and separate line for colored compounds. We have the capacity to manufacture compounds of various applications developed in accordance with world standards:

  • Compounds used for seals for gas (EN 549, EN 682)
  • Compounds used for plumbing seals (KTW, W 270)
  • Compounds for automobile industry (DBL 5556.30, DBL 5561.22, Hella N38 014,VW 2.8.1 etc…)
  • Nonflammable compounds (DIN 4102)
  • Compounds for sanitarily technique (EN 681,DVGW W270 )
  • Compounds for construction technique (DIN 7863) etc…
  • Compounds for food industry (FDA, BFR )

All produced batches are tested in the our own laboratory to evaluate whether the produced compounds complies with the requests. The tests we are able to perform are:

  • Specific density
  • Abrasion
  • Viscosity
  • Aging
  • Ozone resistance
  • UV resistance
  • Rheometer
  • Tear resistance
  • Tensile strength
  • Compression set
  • Hardness ( IRHD i Shore A )
  • Electrical conductivity
Chemical Name DIN ISO 1629 ASTM D 1480 Tradename
Hardness Shore Temperature resistance (°C) Tensile strength (N/mm2) Elasticity (%) Rolling friction Dynamic mechanical elasticity ( at 23°C) Resistance to wear and tear Gas permeability Resistance to ozone Compatibility with metal Compatibility with textiles Resistance to flames Electrical resistivity Resistance natron solution Resistance sulphuric acid Resistance to fuel Resistance organic carbon-hydrogen Resistance aromatic carbon-hydrogen Resistance chlorinated carbon-hydrogen Resistance to oil and grease Resistance to water
Natural Rubber NR NR SMR, Latex, Crepe

Natural rubber’s extraordinary qualities are high tensile strength and elasticity. When subjected to low temperatures, natural rubber remains extremely flexible under dynamic load .This polymer is not intended to be used with oil, fuel, solvent, grease, or under the influence of ozone. Natural rubber is frequently used in the production of tires, shock-absorbers, and components and profiles subjected to high dynamic load.

30-90 -60/+80 12-25 450-700 2 1 1 3-x 3-x 1 1 x 1 2 2 x x x x x 1
Styrene Butadiene Rubber SBR SBR Buna®, Pliofex®, Carifex®, Intex®, Europrene® S-SBR

SBR (styrene-butadiene rubber) is a synthetic rubber derived from butadiene and styrol, and is similar to natural rubber (NR). SBR is highly resistant to wear and tear and various fluids – acids, emulsions, water and glycol-based brake fluid. It has numerous applications in all branches of industry, such as production of hoses, profiles, gaskets, shock-absorbers, belts, heals and conveyor belts, to name but a few.

35-90 -50/+100 6-20 300-700 2 2 1-2 2-3 3-x 1 1 x 1-2 1-2 1-2 x x x x 3-x 1-2
Nitrile Butadiene Rubber NBR NBR Perbunan®, Krynac®, Hycar®, Europrene®

NBR (Nitrile butadiene rubber) is a synthetic rubber copolymer of acrylonitrile (ACN) and butadiene. Depending on the acrylonitrile concentration (18-50%), NBR’s properties can be custom-made to conform to requirements. Essentially, NBR is medium resistant to ozone and flexible at low temperatures. NBR is used in the production of gaskets, o-rings, valves, membranes, cushions, bellows, and oil and fuel tubes.

20-95 -25/+120 6-17 200-600 1-2 2 2 1-2 3 2 2 x 2 x 2 1-2 1 2-x x 1 1
Hydrogenated Nitrile Butadiene Rubber HNBR NEM Therban®, Zetpol®

HNBR (Hydrogenated nitrile butadiene rubber) is derived through hydration of NBR. The hydration process increases stability of NBR when it is exposed to heat, ozone and oxidation. Some of HNBR’s features are high mechanical hardness and improved resistance to wear-and-tear. In comparison to NBR, chemical properties of HNBR under high temperatures have been significantly improved. Resistance to atmospheric conditions is on the same level as EPDM. This polymer has a wide application in modern technology, for instance in the production of biodiesel. HNBR is also used in the car industry for the production of water pump gaskets and seals, engines, transmissions, bellows, membranes, etc.

50-90 -30/+150 6-18 200-450 1-2 2 2 1-2 2 2 2 x 3-x 1 1-2 1-2 1 2-x 3-x 1 1
Chloroprene CR CR Baypren®, Neoprene®, Butaclor®

CR was one of the first oil resistant synthetic rubber. However, it has only moderate resistance to petroleum based oils and fuels. It can be considered as good general purpose rubber with an excellent balance of physical and chemical properties. It has netter chemical, oil, ozone and heat resistance then natural rubber but a rather lower level of physical properties. Chloroprene tends to slowly absorb water and its electrical properties are poor. Its gas permeability is fairly low and flame resistance is excellent, chloroprene being one of the few rubbers that are self-extingushing. Neoprene fives excellent rubber-metal bonds and good resilience. Certain grades of Neoprene may crystallise and harden during storage although they will thaw on heating.
Chloroprene is widely used because of its wide range of useful properties and reasonable price. Typical applications include belting, coated fabrics, cable jackets, seals and gaiters.

30-90 -40/+100 5-16 200-500 1-2 2 2-3 1-2 1-2 2 2 1-2 2 2 1-2 2 2 x x 2-3 2
Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer EPDM EPDM Buna® AP, Dutral®, Nordel®, Keltan®, Vistalon

EPDM (ethylene propylene diene monomer) is a type of synthetic rubber consisting of ethylene, propylene and, in small part, diene. It shows excellent properties when in contact with acid, emulsion, polarized mediums and ketones. What distinguishes this material from others is its resistance to atmospheric conditions, ozone and ageing, making it ideal for external applications, such as gaskets and profiles. Exposure to grease, oil and fuel is not recommended.

25-90 -50/+150 6-14 200-650 1-2 2 3 2 1 3 3 3-x 1 1-2 1 3-x 3-x x x x 1
Akyl Acrylate Copolymer ACM/AEM ACM/AEM Vamac®, Nipol AR®

ACM (alkyl acrylate copolymer) is an acrylic rubber; and AEM is an ethylene acrylic rubber specially designed to withstand high temperatures and additive-enriched oils. AEM is usually applied in conditions when using NBR is no longer adequate, but using fluorine or fluorosilicone would be considered too rash. AEM is most frequently used in the production of seals and gaskets for the car industry, such as axle seals, as well as for production of o-rings, tubes, plugs, etc.

50-90 -40/+150 6-15 200-400 2 3 2 1-2 1-2 3 3 x 3 3 2 1 1 3 x 1 1-2
Silicon - Rubber VMQ VMQ HTV / LSR Elastosil®, Silastic®, Silopren

Silicone is an organosiloxane high polymer. It can withstand very high temperatures, while remaining flexible at low temperatures. Silicone also has a high dielectric strength and resistance to oxygen and ozone. It is an incredibly versatile material that can be easily adjusted to various needs, and is available in a wide range of coloures. Silicone is most frequently used in food and medical industry, as well as for the production of mechanical sealants in household appliances, tubes for car industry, insulation, and production of spring supports for the electronics industry, contact plates for keyboards in electronic equipment, and various other products.

20-85 -60/+280 5-10 300-600 3 1 2 x 1 3 3 2-x 1 x x x x x x 2-x 1
Fluorovinylmethyl Silicone Rubber FMVQ FMVQ Elastosil®, Silastic®

FMVQ (fluorovinylmethyl silicone rubber or fluorosilicone) is produced by substituting methyl-silicone with fluorine groups. The fluorine groups make fluorosilicone very resistant to various synthetic oils and fuels, as well as swelling, and the silicone makes it quite flexible. However, the tensile strength of fluorosilicone is lower than the tensile strength of FPM (fluorinated propylene monomer) and VMQ. FMVQ is usually used for production of special seals and gaskets, o-rings, and membranes in chemical and car industry.

35-80 -50/+200 5-10 150-400 3-x 2-3 2 x 1 3 3 1-2 1 x 2-3 1-2 2 2-3 1-2 1 1
Fluorinated Propulene Monomer FPM FPM Viton®, Tecno on®, Fluorel®, DAI-EL®

FPM (fluorinated propylene monomer) rubbers are based on highly fluorinated carbon-hydrogen polymer. It is designed to withstand high temperatures as well as strongly resist chemical oxidation. FPM retains its characteristics and does not swell when exposed to mineral oil, fuel and aromatic carbohydrates. FPM also has low gas permeability and is highly resistant to ozone and atmospheric conditions.

45-85 -30/+230 5-10 150-300 2 3 3 1-2 1 3 1 1-2 2 3-x 1 1 1 1 2 1 1

Rating Key: 1 = Excellent resistance / 2 = Good resistance / 3 = Medium resistance / x = not resistant / There is no experience

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