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Natural Rubber Properties

Common Names: Natural Rubber

ASTM D-2000 Classification: AA
Chemical Definition: Polyisoprene

Temperature Range

Low Temperature Usage: -20° to -60° F | -29° to -51°C
High Temperature Usage: Up to 175° F | Up to 80°C

Tensile Strength

Tensile Range (P.S.I): 500-3500
Elongation (Max %): 700
Durometer Range (Shore A): 20-100


Abrasion Resistance: Excellent
Tear Resistance: Excellent
Solvent Resistance: Poor
Oil Resistance: Poor

Additional Properties

Adhesion to Metals: Excellent
Aging Weather - Sunlight: Poor
Resilience - Rebound: Excellent
Compression Set: Excellent

Caution: Natural Rubber is not recommended for applications where the rubber part will be exposed to ozone, oils or solvents.

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