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Neoprene Rubber Properties

Common Names: Neoprene

ASTM D-2000 Classification: BC, BE
Military (MIL-STD 417): SC
Chemical Definition: Polychloroprene


Abrasion Resistance: Excellent
Tear Resistance: Good
Solvent Resistance: Fair
Oil Resistance: Fair
Aging Weather / Sunlight: Good

General Characteristics

Durometer Range (Shore A): 20-95
Tensile Range (P.S.I): 500-3000
Elongation (Max %): 600
Compression Set: Good
Resilience /Rebound: Excellent
Adhesion to Metals: Good to Excellent

Temperature Range

Low Temperature Usage: 10° to -50 F° | -12° to -46 C°
High Temperature Usage: Up to 250 F° | Up to 121 C°

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Related link: DuPont™'s Neoprene Page