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Butyl Rubber Products

When shock absorption 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: A Material Made for Shock Absorption

Butyl rubber offers some special capabilities to make it a potential option for applications that need quality sealing, lining, mounting, or more. 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, and has excellent electrical insulation performance.

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?

Call us at 1-888-754-5136 or request a quote today. 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?

View our rubber material selection guide.

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