Description: Style AG55NEFDA is a 55 durometer FDA grade neoprene designed for use in gasketing applications that may come into contact with food. 55 durometer FDA grade neoprene is formulated with FDA ingredients per 21 CFR 177.2600, a regulation that deals with rubber articles that are intended to be used in contact with food. Style AG55NEFDA has a service temperature of -30°F to +220°F, which provides users with resilience in both hot and cold temperatures.
Atlantic Gasket’s FDA grade neoprene is available in a wide range of durometers, ranging from as soft as 40 Durometer (AG40NEFDA) to as hard as 60 Durometer (AG60NEFDA) with standard durometers in between. Available in an off-white color, Style AG55NEFDA can be manufactured in a wide range of standard thicknesses, ranging from as thin a 1/32" to as thick as 1/4", with custom thicknesses available upon request. 55 durometer FDA grade neoprene has a smooth finish and can be converted into rolls ranging from as narrow as 1/4 wide up to 48" in width, with other widths available upon request. Send in a drawing, and let Atlantic Gasket die-cut or waterjet cut 55 durometer FDA grade neoprene to meet both prototype and production requirements.
21 CFR 177.2600
|Physical Property||Unit of Measure||Typical Values|
|DUROMETER||SHORE A||55 +/- 5|
|TENSILE STRENGTH||psi||800 (min)|
|General Characteristics of Neoprene Rubber:|
|Dielectric Strength||Very Good|
|Dilute Acid Resistance||Excellent|
|Resistance to Oil and Gasoline||Good|
|Resistance to Water Absorption||Good|
|Resistance to Oxidation||Very Good|
|Resistance to Ozone||Very Good|
|Resistance to Sunlight Aging||Very Good|
|Solvent Resistance – Oxygenated (Ketones, etc.)||Poor to Fair|
|Resistance to Chlorinated Hydrocarbons||Poor|
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