GASKET MATERIAL GUIDE

  Buna-N   EPDM   FLURO-
ELASTOMER
Temperature
Acid
Akaii
Fats/Oils
Taste
Odor
Abrasion Resist
Compression Test

  -65° to 210°F
Good
Fair to Good
Good to Ex.
Good
Good
Excellent
Good
  -60° to 300°F
Good to Ex.
Good to Ex.
Poor
Good
Good
Good
Fair
  -20° to 350°F
Good to Ex.
Poor to Good
Good to Ex.
Good
Good
Good
Good to Ex.

  PTFE   Silicone   Polyethylene
Temperature
Acid
Akaii
Fats/Oils
Taste
Odor
Abrasion Resist
Compression Test

  -40° to 450°F
Good to Ex.
Excellent
Excellent Excellent
Excellent
Fair
Cold Flows
  -80° to 450°F
Poor to Good
Poor to Fair
Poor to Good
Good
Good
Poor
Good to Ex.
  -20° to 150°F
Good
Good
Good
Excellent
Excellent
Fair
Cold Flows