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Synthetic Rubber (SBR) Properties

Common Names: SBR, Buna-S, GRS

ASTM D-2000 Classification: AA, BA
Chemical Definition: Styrene Butadiene

General Characteristics

Adhesion to Metals: Excellent
Abrasion Resistance: Excellent


Tear Resistance: Fair
Solvent Resistance: Poor
Oil Resistance: Poor
Aging Weather/ Sunlight: Poor

Temperature Range

Low Temperature Usage to -50°F | -45°C
High Temperature Usage Up to 225°F | 107°C

Additional Properties

Durometer Range (Shore A): 30-100
Tensile Range (P.S.I): 500-3000
Elongation (Max %): 600
Compression Set Good
Resilience - Rebound: Good

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