Neoprene is an extremely versatile synthetic rubber with more than 75 years of proven performance in a broad industry spectrum. It was originally developed as an oil-resistant substitute for natural rubber. Neoprene is noted for a unique combination of properties, which has led to its use in thousands of applications in diverse environments.
A Balanced Combination of Properties
- Resists degradation from sun, ozone and weather.
- Performs well in contact with oils and many chemicals.
- Remains useful over a wide temperature range.
- Displays outstanding physical toughness.
- Resists burning inherently better than exclusively hydrocarbon rubbers.
- Outstanding resistance to damage caused by flexing and twisting.
Temperature: -65°F (-54°C) to°250°F (121°C)
These are general guidelines and may not represent continuous service. For specific applications please consult A.R. Thomson Group.