ExxonMobil Chemical EDPM rubber production from Al-Jubail Chemical Complex

EPDM rubber  

With more than 55 years of leadership in EPDM technology, we offer expertise in both metallocene- and Ziegler-Natta-based EPDM processes and continue to meet changing application needs globally.

Our investment in increasing capacity and developing new grades delivers the long-term supply reliability our customers depend on.

ExxonMobil Chemical’s broad range of Vistalon™ ethylene propylene diene (EPDM) rubber grades are used in a wide variety of applications in the automotive, consumer and industrial sectors. They deliver heat-resistant part performance and processing benefits that exceed those provided by natural and general-purpose rubbers.


  • Ozone and UV resistance
  • Water and polar fluid resistance
  • Heat resistance up to 175°C
  • Low temperature flexibility
  • Elastic properties under compression
  • Excellent physical properties at high filler loadings
  • Outstanding electrical insulation
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See below for more information on our product families. Learn more about our full suite of Vistalon product grades in our data sheet library >

  • Sponge
    Key features include:

    • Oil loading
    • Molecular weight
    • Collapse resistance
    • Low temperature flexibility
  • Dense extrusion
    Key features include:

    • Class A surface
    • Snappiness
    • Extrusion consistency
    • Cost effectiveness
  • Electrical
    Key features include:

    • Resistivity
    • Loss factor
  • Seals, gaskets and pads
    Key features include:

    • Processing and flow
    • Compound viscosity
    • Physicals
  • Roofing and sheeting
    Key features include:

    • Heat aging
    • UV resistance
    • Filler loading
    • Extreme weather
    • Processing

Industries and applications

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    A timeline of success

    More than 50 years of technological advances have helped us keep up with ethylene propylene diene (EPDM) rubber development.

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    EPDM sponge profile formulations: New approach with metallocene elastomers

    New approach to EPDM sponge profile formulations with metallocene elastomers. This article is available in English only.

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    New world-class Butyl and EPDM rubber plants

    ExxonMobil reinforces its commitment to the synthetic rubber industry, increasing the supply reliability of specialty elastomers to its customers. Building on its long-standing presence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, this new facility expands ExxonMobil’s footprint in one of the world’s largest petrochemical complexes.

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