Genuine Viton® O-Rings – Fluorocarbon (FPM, FKM, Viton®) Material

 

Global O-Ring and Seal carries a deep and broad inventory of Viton® o-rings, in AS568 and metric sizes. Click below to check inventory for AS568 and Metric Viton o-rings, or submit the Product Inquiry form if you need a special type or size of Viton o-ring you can’t find here.

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At Global O-Ring and Seal, all of our Standard AS568 Viton o-rings are made from Genuine Chemours Viton®…not a generic FKM. Learn more about the Genuine Chemours Viton® advantage.

Viton® Material Description

Viton® is a trade name for the Chemours brand of fluorocarbon, also known as FKM. FKM is a well-known high-performance rubber that has excellent resistance to high temperature, ozone, weather, oxygen, mineral oil, fuels, hydraulic fluids, aromatics and many organic solvents and chemicals.

Viton® o-rings are preferable for use with petroleum products, fuels, mineral oil and grease, silicone oil and grease, strong acids, high vacuum conditions, and conditions requiring weather resistance. Viton® o-rings are not preferable for use with ketones, superheat steam, phosphate ester-based hydraulic fluids, and low molecular weight organic acids, esters and ethers.

Viton® Variations

Viton® variations include: Viton® A, Viton® B, Viton® F, Viton® GLT, Viton® GFLT, Viton® Extreme (a.k.a. Viton® ETP)

Viton® general type (A: 66% fluorine), middle fluorine content type (B, GBL: 67 to 68.5% fluorine), high fluorine content type (F, GF: 70% fluorine), improving low temperature flexibility type (GLT, GFLT) and excellent resistance to more chemicals and solvents (Viton® ETP Extreme). We also can supply excellent acid and alkali resistance parts made by Viton® TBR. Viton® o-rings may also come in a metal detectable variation, while retaining the same qualities as the general Viton® o-ring compound.

For more detailed information on specific types of Viton®, please download the Viton® Selection Guide.

Cure System

Standard FKM o-ring compounds are bisphenol-cured. FKM o-ring compounds with peroxide-cured possess better acid solution resistance than the bisphenol-cured and can replace litharge-cured applied in acid solutions. In some lubricants, adding a few organic amide or amine, or choosing peroxide-cured system Viton® o-rings will be better than bisphenol curing systems.

Viton® O-Ring Temperature Range

Standard Low Temp: -26°C (-15°F)
Standard High Temp: 232°C (450°F)

SPEC SHEET: Viton® 75 Durometer

SPEC SHEET: Viton® 90 Durometer

* Viton® is a registered trademark of The Chemours Company.

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