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Butyl Rubber Material Manufacturer

Seals, O-Rings & Gaskets & More

When shock absorption and durability is a major concern, butyl rubber is a great material for your parts. Timco Rubber works with business to design and provide customized butyl rubber products that specifically address your application’s performance needs.

Butyl Rubber: Shock Absorption, Gas Impermeability, and More

Butyl rubber offers some special capabilities to make it a potential option for applications that need quality sealing, lining, mounting, or more. This material is both incredibly durable and flexible, making it a natural solution for anyone in need of rubber parts that can endure regular agitation while maintaining seals, support, and other key tasks.

In addition to tremendous shock absorption, butyl features exceptionally low gas and moisture permeability and outstanding resistance to heat, aging, weather, ozone, chemical attack, flexing, abrasion, and tearing. It is resistant to phosphate ester based hydraulic fluids, is puncture resistant, and has excellent electrical insulation performance.

These qualities make butyl a tremendous option for a variety of applications and industries. Whether you need butyl sealants, butyl pond liners, or some other custom-made part, Timco can help. Our team works directly with you to identify your exact part needs and supply a custom solution that address both performance and budget. We strive to provide the best, most cost-effective custom rubber parts for your business, so work with Timco today to invest in the right parts for your applications.

Butyl Properties

  • Common Name: Butyl or Isobutylene-Isoprene Copolymer
  • Temperature Range
    • Low Temperature Usage: -75 degrees F / -50 degrees C
    • High Temperature Usage: Up to 250 degrees F / 120 Degrees C
  • Tensile Strength
    • Tensile Range: 500-2500 P.S.I.
    • Elongation: 600% Maximum
  • Durometer (Hardness) – 40-90 Shore A
  • Resistances
    • Aging Weather - Good
    • Abrasion Resistance: Poor
    • Ozone Resistance: Good
    • Weather Resistant: Excellent
    • Water Resistant: Excellent
    • Oil Resistance: Poor
    • Chemical Resistant: Good
    • Heat Resistant: Good
  • General Characteristics
    • Gas Permeability: Excellent
    • Compression Set: Poor

Butyl Applications

  • Shock mounts
  • Tubeless tire liners
  • Inner tubes
  • Stoppers
  • Sealants and adhesives
  • O-rings
  • Pond Liners
  • Tank Liners

Butyl Benefits and Advantages

  • Flexibility
  • Airtight and gas impermeable (a property unique to butyl rubbers)
  • Low glass transition temperature
  • Good ozone resistance
  • Displays high damping at ambient temperatures
  • Good weathering, heat, and chemical resistance
  • Good damping capabilities
  • Biocompatible
  • Age resistance

Interested in Butyl Rubber O-Rings, Shock Mounts, and More?

Call us at 1-888-754-5136 or request a quote today whether your business needs custom butyl tank liners or butyl adhesives. Our team of experts is available to help answer any questions you have along the way.

Not sure which material you need for your custom rubber product?

We can help you identify the perfect compound for your exact needs. View our rubber material selection guide or contact us today to learn more.

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