Key:

Thicknesses Temp (F) Hardness Application Guide Grade
Low High Soft Medium Firm Oils Chemicals Water Steam Fire Retardant Food Long Life
Neoprene
1/32" – 2" -70 200 Yes Yes Yes Good Good Good Good Yes No No
EPDM
1/32" – 1" -70 300 Yes Yes No No Good Excellent Excellent No No No
Buna-N
1/32" – 1" -40 200 Yes Yes No Excellent Good Excellent No No No No
Silicone
1/32" – 1" -100 500 Yes Yes Yes Good Good Good Excellent Yes Yes Yes
Polyurethane
1/32" – 1" -20 180 Yes Yes Yes Good No Excellent No No No Yes
Viton
1/8" – 1/2" -10 400 No Yes No Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent No No No