Product Description

Pure Gum Floating Natural Rubber

Light Tan Pure Gum Floating stock has superior resilience, tensile, elongation and abrasion resistance properties. Light Tan Natural Rubber is produced entirely with FDA approved ingredients per 21 CFR 177.2600.

Pure Gum Floating Natural Rubber has good tear strength and is resistant to water, most salts, mild acids, and many other chemicals. Not suited for environments involving ozone, strong acids, animal fats, oils, greases, and most hydrocarbons. Non-marking and safe to use for repeated food exposure. Light Tan in color. Also available in Black. Made in the USA.

Samples available upon request.

Key Aspects

Temperature Range:-40°F to +160°F
Durometer (Shore A ± 5):40
Tensile:2465 psi
Elongation:500%
Finishes Available:Smooth, Nylon
Talc:Talc-Free Available
Specifications:

ASTM D 2000 M1AA

FDA Approved Ingredients per 21 CFR 177.2600

Compound Number(s)Part Number(s)
040R01490044222984004422298700442229890044222998
0044223003004422300700442230110044223019
0044223023004422303200442230350044223044
0044223046004422526400442252700044225280
0044225285004425374300442584830044262205

We comply with the Buy American Act requirements.

Advanced Technical Details

Durometer
Hardness
(Shore A ± 5)
Thickness
(inches)
Width
(inches)
TensileUltimate
Elongation
Temperature
Range
Estimated Weight
Per Linear Foot
(1/8″ x 36″)
SpecificationsSpecification
Sheet
40
040R0149
1/16 – 1/236, 482465 psi500%-40°F to +160°F1.91 lbASTM D 2000
M1AA 417,
FDA approved ingredients
per 21 CFR 177.2600

Compound Number: 040R0149(40R149)

Unsure on how to read our compound number? Read the page, “How to Read a Compound Number”.

General Information for WARCO Sheet Rubber

Rubber Roll Width

WARCO Sheet rubber rolls are available in 36” or 48” width. Custom widths available up to 55″. Rolls are untrimmed and can measure approximately 3” in additional width. Trimmed rolled rubber is available upon request.

Custom widths are available, please call (714-532-3355) for details.

Standard Minimum Order Quantity

The minimum order quantity for a standard WARCO Sheet rubber is one roll. For custom applications, please call (714-532-3355) for more information.

Rubber Roll Lengths

Standard Roll approximate length ±10%. Products may vary, please see product listing for standard roll lengths.

Sheet Roll Lengths:

  • 1/64″ thick – 180 feet
  • 1/32” thick – 150 feet
  • 1/16” thick – 100 feet
  • 3/32” thick – 65 feet
  • 1/8” thick – 50 feet
  • 3/16” thick – 30 feet
  • 1/4” thick – 25 feet
  • 5/16” thick – 20 feet
  • 3/8” thick – 16.5 feet
  • 1/2” thick – 12.5 feet

Sheet Rubber Thickness Tolerances

Closer tolerances and Custom thicknesses are available and can be priced on request.

WARCO Thickness Tolerance – Standard RMA

  • 0.031” & thinner: ± 0.010″
  • 0.032″ to 0.061″: ± 0.012″
  • 0.062″ to 0.124″: ± 0.016″
  • 0.125″ to 0.186″: ± 0.020″
  • 0.187″ to 0.374″: ± 0.031″
  • 0.375″ to 0.500″: ± 0.047″
  • 0.501″ to 0.750″: ± 0.094″
  • 0.751″ & thicker: ± 10%

Sheet Rubber Finish

Unless otherwise noted, sheet rubber has a standard smooth finish. Textured (fabric) finish and matte finish are available on most materials at an additional cost. Please call for details.

Sheet Rubber Color

This product is light tan as opposed to the standard color of our sheet rubber, black. Custom colors and color matching is available.

Test Reports

Short form test results, basic physicals, are available upon request at the time of the order. Full test reports for particular specifications will be also quoted on request. This may include certifying the ozone resistance, heat ageing, compliances, and many more aspects of our product. Certifications are sent with your order upon request at no charge.

More information about the WARCO products is available at General Product Information.

Our rubber products are a proprietary blend of various polymers formulated to meet stated physicals and specifications. The named product polymer is not necessarily the primary polymer representing the highest percentage of the polymer blend. Determination of the suitability of the goods for the uses and applications contemplated by Buyer and others shall be the sole responsibility of the Buyer or user. No guaranty is given with respect to length of service on any particular application. Suggestions or recommendations made by Seller in its product literature concerning uses or applications of the goods are believed to be reliable, but Seller makes no warranty or guaranty of results to be obtained since the conditions of the use and application by Buyer and others are beyond Seller’s control. The specification listed here, ASTM, stands for the American Society for Testing and Materials which is the developer and provider of voluntary consensus standards, related technical information, and services. Their website can be found here: https://www.astm.org/. This specification, FDA Approved Ingredients per 21 CFR, refers to the inventory of substances authorized in Title 21 of the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations (21 CFR) for uses in contact with foods as illustrated by the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA is responsible for protecting public health by ensuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, and more. This specification website can be found here: https://www.fda.gov/food/packaging-food-contact-substances-fcs/inventory-food-contact-substances-listed-21-cfr.

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Other Natural Rubber Sheet Products

Protein Free (Synthetic Polyisoprene) Natural Rubber

  • Durometer: 40
  • Temperature Range: -40°F to +160°F
  • Specs: ASTM D 2000 M1AA 417, FDA Approved Ingredients per 21 CFR 177.2600

EZ Cut Non-Floating Gum Natural Rubber

  • Durometer: 40
  • Temperature Range: -40°F to +160°F
  • Specs: ASTM D2000 M1AA

Natural Rubber (Black)

  • Durometer: 40 o 60
  • Temperature Range: -40°F to +160°F
  • Specs: ASTM D2000 M1AA

Tuff-Stuff® Natural Rubber

  • Durometer: 40
  • Temperature Range: -40°F to +160°F
  • Specs: ASTM M4AA