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  Commercial grade elastomers
Commercial White Food-Quality Natural Rubber 259C
 
DESCRIPTION
Awhite coloured natural rubber, with a smooth finish, that is compounded especially to meet the needs of the food and beverages industries.
 
TYPICAL APPLICATIONS
Flange gaskets on food processing plant and equipment where the operating temperature is between –30°C and +80°C. The material is also suitable for use with dilute acids and alkalis, lower alcohols, and silicone greases and oils.
 
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
(Tested to BS903 PtA procedures)
Hardness, IRHD 55 to 65
Density, Mg/m3 1.5 ±0.2
Tensile strength, MPa min 5
Elongation at break, % min 350
Compression set, % (max, 24h @ 70°C) 35
 
HOW SUPPLIED
Precision cut gaskets to any shape, size or quantity. In sheets: 1.2m x 1m, 1.2m x 1.2m. Rolls: 10m x 1.2m, 5m x 1.2m. Thicknesses: 1.5mm, 3mm, 6mm. Note: 6mm is bulk supplied only in 5m rolls.