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ExxonMobil Chemical’s portfolio of thermoplastic vulcanizates and EPDM rubber helps make seals and gaskets for industrial applications more durable and cost-effective.

Applications and benefits

Santoprene™ TPVs are used to create high-performing long-term seals, gaskets and grommets that are resistant to flex fatigue, harsh temperatures and chemicals.

Santoprene TPV can also replace thermoset rubber in a variety of sealing applications that include:

  • Pipe seals, bridge expansion joints and curtain wall
  • Door sweeps and window gasketsl
  • Plumbing parts for potable waterl
  • Pipe seals for sewer and drainagel
  • Medical devicesl
  • Home appliancesl

In supplement to its performance and durability, Santoprene TPV grades are also available in FDA food contact grades.

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Rely on Vistalon™ EPM copolymers and EPDM terpolymers for long-service-life seals and gaskets in:

  • Residential and commercial construction glazing seals
  • Expansion joints
  • Appliance applications
  • Industrial pressure pipes
  • Commercial sprinklers
  • Water pipes and pumps

Vistalon rubber benefits include:

  • Excellent weatherability
  • Heat and ozone resistance
  • Low compression set
  • Good tear strength
  • High-speed extrusion

Fast curing and collapse resistant, Vistalon rubber can be extruded at high speeds for lower part cost. Extruded or molded, seals and gaskets made with Vistalon rubber perform well and maintain their function and appearance over a wide temperature range and in UV-intense environments.

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    Vistalon™ EPDM rubber gradeslate

    A listing of Vistalon EDPM rubber grades and their typical properties.

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