Under the hood
Applications and benefits
Rely on Vistalon™ ethylene propylene diene (EPDM) rubber in automotive coolant, air and heater hoses, as well as AC and brake hose formulations to achieve:
- High tear strength
- High temperature and long-term aging resistance
- Excellent flexibility
- Easy mixing and processing
Common industry uses include:
- General purpose hose
- Heat-resistant hose
- High-heat-resistant hose
- Brake hoses
Vistalon ethylene propylene diene (EPDM) rubber is a copolymer specifically engineered for use in industrial power transmission drive belts.
Developed for peak performance, specifically in the grinding manufacturing process, Vistalon™ 706 EPM offers good tear strength and flex-crack resistance. It outperforms chloroprene rubber in heat aging resistance and is a lower-cost alternative to hydrogenated nitrile rubber.
Key benefits include:
- Extended belt lifetime in a high-temperature environment
- High load to sustain startup
- High resistance to pulley clogging
- Quieter running
ExxonMobil™ PP is designed for high-performance automotive and other battery case applications.
- Enhanced product performance
- Good heat and UV resistance
- Cost reduction opportunities
- Distinct ivory appearance
Vistalon™ ethylene propylene diene (EPDM) rubber is used in a wide variety of applications, offering processing and finished product performance beyond the capabilities of natural and general-purpose synthetic rubbers.
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