Neoprene - Materials - Technical


SPB Products made from this material
Base Mounts, Flat Belts, O-Rings, Round Belts, Timing Belts

Neoprene is a versatile synthetic rubber used in many industries. It is oil-resistant and has a good range of physical properties. It resists degradation from sun, ozone and weather, performs well in contact with many chemicals, has a wide temperature range and outstanding toughness.

Properties of Neoprene

Physical Properties
Density g.cm3 0.064 to 0.128
Tensile Strength kPa 517
Compression Deflection @ 25% kPa 14 - 35
Elongation Minimum at Break % 150
Operating Temp. oC -40 to 90
Water Absorption Max % Weight Change 5

Chemical Resistance
Chemical Resistance
Acids Excellent
Alkalis Excellent
Aromatic hydrocarbons Fair
Chlorinated Solvents Poor
Greases and Oils Fair
Ketones Fair
Oxidation Excellent
Ozone Excellent

Note! Property values are typical and should be used only as a guide to selection of materials and not as purchase specifications.

You can purchase neoprene items online at Small Parts and Bearings Neoprene Online Catalogue pages.

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For the best range of miniature and small bearings please try the Miniature Bearings Australia website. Miniature Bearings Australia also list a large variety of miniature engineering products.

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