Viton for Base


Base-Resistant Fluoroelastomer
Viton™ for Base Resistance is a new offering that has the performance equivalent to other TFE elastomers currently on the market. Aflas® is the most commonly used name to represent this family of TFE elastomers.

Viton™ for Base Resistance Fluoroelastomer resists property loss in exposure to basic chemicals such as primary and secondary amines, and strong caustics, such as potassium, sodium, and ammonium hydroxide.

Viton™ for Base Resistance Fluoroelastomers is recommended for molded and calendered products that are exposed to high pH fluids.

Typical Properties

  • Hardness Durometer Shore A: 75±5
  • Tensile Strength: 1700 psi minimum
  • Elongation: 250%
  • Temperature Range: -3°C to 204°C (400°F)
  • Color: Black
  • 100% Modulus psi: 760

Chemical Resistance
Viton™ Base Resistant Fluoroelastomer resists a broad range of chemicals including:

  • Steam/Hot Water
  • Bases
  • Sour (H2S) Oil and Gas
  • Pulp and Paper Liquors
  • Insecticides, Herbicides
  • Ozone
  • Oils and Lubricants
  • Oxidizing Agents
  • Amine Corrosion Inhibitors
  • Power Steering Fluids
  • Transmission Fluids
  • Acids

Products Available

  • Sheeting for Gaskets
  • Molded Parts
  • Cloth Inserted Sheeting
  • Extrusions