Outstanding Ozone & Sunlight Resistance • Excellent Adhesion to Fabrics & Metals • Superior Resistance to Alkalis & Acids

WARCO BILTRITE Neoprene

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Common Name:
Neoprene

Generally Resistant To:
Moderate Chemicals and Acids, Ozone, Oils, Fats, Greases, and Solvents

ASTM D 2000 / SAE J200 Classification:
BC, BE

Chemical Name:
Polychloroprene

Generally Attacked By:
Esters, Ketones, Chloronated, Aromatic and Nitro Hydrocarbons

MIL-R-3065 / SAE J-14 / MIL-STD-417 Classification:
SC

ASTM D-1418 Designation:
CR

Elongation:
100% to 800%

Hardness Range (Durometer Shore A):
20 to 95

Compression Set:
Good

Abrasion Resistance:
Very Good to Excellent

Impact Resistance:
Good to Excellent

Rebound Rating:
Fair to Very Good

Tear Resistance:
Good

Flame Resistance:
Very Good to Excellent

Flex Cracking Resistance:
Good to Very Good

Minimum Service Temperature:
-30°F to -70°F

Maximum Service Temperature:
+220°F to +280°F

Recommended Shelf Life:
5 to 10 years

Ozone Resistance:
Good

Steam Resistance:
Poor to Good

Weather Resistance:
Poor to Good

Oxidization Resistance:
Good

Gas Permeability:
Fair to Good

Sunlight Resistance:
Good to Very Good

Water Resistance:
Excellent

Radiation Resistance:
Good, 1 x 105 Ga Gy
Poor, 9 x 105 Ga Gy

Acetone:
Minor to Moderate Effect

Amonium Hydroxide:
Recommended: Little to Minor Effect

Animal Fats:
Minor to Moderate Effect

Carbon Dioxide:
Minor to Moderate Effect

Chlorine:
DRY: Moderate to Severe Effect
WET: NOT RECOMMENDED

Fluorine (Liquid):
– – –

Fuel Oil:
Minor to Moderate Effect

Gasoline:
Minor to Moderate Effect

Hydrochloric Acid 37%:
HOT: NOT RECOMMENDED
COLD: Minor to Moderate Effect

Hydrochloric Acid Concentrate 37%:
HOT: NOT RECOMMENDED
COLD: Minor to Moderate Effect

Kerosene:
Moderate to Severe Effect

Methyl Ethyl Ketone:
NOT RECOMMENDED

Mineral Oil:
Minor to Moderate Effect

Naptha:
Moderate to Severe Effect

Natural Gas:
RECOMMENDED: Little or Minor Effect

Nitric Acid:
Concentrate: Moderate to Severe Effect
Dillute: RECOMMENDED: Little or Minor Effect
Red Fuming: Minor to Moderate Effect

Petroleum:
Below 250: Minor to Moderate Effect
Above 250: NOT RECOMMENDED

Phosphoric Acid:
20%: Minor to Moderate Effect
45%: Minor to Moderate Effect

Propane:
NOT RECOMMENDED

Salt Water:
RECOMMENDED: Little or Minor Effect

Skydrol:
Skydrol 500: NOT RECOMMENDED
Skydrol 7000: NOT RECOMMENDED

Sodium Hydroxide:
RECOMMENDED: Little or Minor Effect

Sulfuric Acid:
Concentrate: NOT RECOMMENDED
Dillute: Minor to Moderate Effect
20% Oleum: NOT RECOMMENDED

Toluene:
NOT RECOMMENDED

Transformer Oil:
Minor to Moderate Effect

Vegetable Oils:
Minor to Moderate Effect

Vinegar:
RECOMMENDED: Little or Minor Effect

  • Actual shelf life could vary dramatically based on storage conditions
  • Store in a cool, dry place with temperature below 75°F
  • Keep away from direct heat or open flames
  • Avoid contact with solvents or other fluids
  • Do not store in direct sunlight
  • Keep products wrapped or sealed to minimize the absorption of moisture
  • Store in a relaxed condition free from tension, compression or other deformation

See Rubber Storage Conditions for more information about how to properly store your rubber products

Neoprene Products

Neoprene is popular due to its unique combination of properties and has led to its use in thousands of applications in diverse environments. Neoprene is a polymer that provides moderate oil & gasoline resistance, very good resistance to ozone & sunlight, excellent adhesion to fabric & metals, good resistance to abrasion & flex cracking and very good resistance to alkalis & acids.

Our Neoprene Products are available in Premium, Mid, Commercial & Spec Grades or as a specialty product.

Please Select a Neoprene Product Below:

Premium Grade

Premium Neoprene

Durometer: 30 to 90 Temperature Range: -30°F to +220°F
Specs: ASTM D2000 M1BC

Mid Grade

Mid–Grade Neoprene 5100 Series

Durometer: 30 to 80 Temperature Range: -30°F to +200°F
Specs: ASTM D2000 M1BC

Mid–Grade Neoprene – Style 15

Durometer: 50 to 70 Temperature Range: -40°F to +180°F
Specs: ASTM D2000 M1BC

Commercial Grade

Commercial Neoprene Style 10

Durometer: 40 to 80 Temperature Range: -20°F to +170°F
Specs: ASTM D2000 1BC, SAE J200 1BC, MIL-R-3065 SC

Neoprene Molded Slabs

Durometer: 20 to 80 Temperature Range: -30°F to +200°F
Primary Feature: Made in the USA

Neoprene Performance Molded Sheets

Durometer: 20 to 80 Temperature Range: -30°F to +200°F
Primary Feature: Made in the USA

20 Durometer Neoprene Molded Slabs

Durometer: 20 Temperature Range: -30°F to +200°F
Primary Feature: Made in the USA

Matte Finish Neoprene Style 12

Durometer: 50 to 80 Temperature Range: -20°F to +170°F
Specs: ASTM D2000 1BC, SAE J200 1BC, MIL-R-3065 SC

Specification Grade

MIL–R–3065 SC

Durometer: 30 to 80 Temperature Range: 60°F to +220°F
Primary Feature: Made in the USA

MIL-R-6855 Class 2

Durometer: 30 to 80 Temperature Range: -50°F to +220°F
Primary Feature: Made in the USA

Neoprene MIL–G–1149

Durometer: 50 Temperature Range: -30°F to +200°F
Specs: MIL-R-1149 Type 1 Class 1

ASTM D2000 M2BC

Durometer: 40 to 70 Temperature Range: -50°F to +200°F
Specs: ASTM D2000 M2BC

AMS 3208 Weather Resistant (Neoprene)

Durometer: 50 Temperature Range: -30°F to +220°F
Specs: SAE AMS 3208

AMS 3205 Low Temperature (Neoprene)

Durometer: 50 Temperature Range: -40°F to +220°F
Specs: AMS 3205

Specialty Neoprene

Low Smoke, Low Flame, Low Toxicity Neoprene

Durometer: 65 Temperature Range: -30°F to +220°F
Specs: ASTM E, ASTM C, Bombardier, Boeing

Neoprene Cable Jacket Tubing to Mil-R-6855

Durometer: 60 Temperature Range: -50°F to +220°F
Specs: MIL-R-6855 Class 2 Type A/B

60 Durometer Neoprene Tubing

Durometer: 60 Temperature Range: -50°F to +220°F
Specs: MIL-R-6855 Class 2

FDA Neoprene

Durometer: 40 to 60 Temperature Range: -30°F to +220°F
Specs: FDA Approved Ingredients per 21 CFR 177.2600

Anti-Microbial Neoprene

Durometer: 40 to 60 Temperature Range: -30°F to +220°F
Specs: ASTM D 2000 M2BC

Cal–Trans Strip Water Stops

Durometer: 55 Temperature Range: -40°F to +200°F
Specs: Caltrans 51-2.04 Waterstops

Cloth–Inserted Neoprene – Regular Cotton Ply

Durometer: 70 Temperature Range: -30°F to +200°F
Primary Feature: Made in the USA

Cloth–Inserted Neoprene – Regular Polyester Ply

Durometer: 70 Temperature Range: -30°F to +200°F
Primary Feature: Made in the USA

AASHTO Unsupported Neoprene Bearing Pads Style 71

Durometer: 50 to 70 Temperature Range: -40°F to +220°F
Specs: AASHTO Grade 2

AASHTO Unsupported Calendered Neoprene Bearing Pads

Durometer: 50 to 70 Temperature Range: -40°F to +220°F
Specs: AASHTO Grade 3

AASHTO Unsupported Molded Neoprene Bearing Pads

Durometer: 50 to 70 Temperature Range: -40°F to +220°F
Specs: AASHTO Grade 3

Data presented here was gathered from several sources including Uniroyal Chemical Company, Inc., The Los Angeles Rubber Group, Inc., and Compass Publications

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.

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