Description: Style AG50FDA is a 50 durometer FDA grade silicone gasketing material, which is designed for use in gasketing applications where food may be present. 50 durometer FDA grade silicone is manufactured with FDA approved ingredients listed in CFR 117.2600, an FDA regulation which involves rubber articles intended for repeated use in contact with food. Style AG50FDA has a service temperature of -80°F to +450°F, with the ability to withstand +500°F on an intermittent basis. The material takes a low compression set and offers excellent UV and ozone resistance. 50 durometer FDA grade silicone is a non-toxic and chemically inert silicone material, which is low volatile, peroxide free, and does not discolor over time. AG50FDA 50 durometer FDA grade silicone is manufactured to meet ASTM D2000 specifications.
Atlantic Gasket’s FDA grade silicone gasketing material is available in a wide range of durometers, ranging from as soft as 30 Durometer (AG30FDA) to as hard as 70 Durometer (AG70FDA) with standard durometers in between. Style AG50FDA is manufactured white in color. AG50FDA can be supplied in rolls ranging from as narrow as 1/4" wide, up to 36" in width. Atlantic Gasket can produce 50 durometer FDA grade silicone without adhesive or choose from either our standard acrylic adhesive or our high-temperature acrylic adhesive. AG50FDA can be manufactured to standard and custom thicknesses. Atlantic Gasket has the ability to die-cut or waterjet cut 50 durometer commercial grade silicone to meet your exact requirements.
21 CFR 177.2600
|Physical Property||Test Method||Unit of Measure||Typical Properties|
|DUROMETER||ASTM D 2240||SHORE A||50|
|TENSILE STRENGTH||ASTM D 412||psi||700|
|SPECIFIC GRAVITY||ASTM D 297||G/CC||1.45|
|TEAR||ASTM D 624||ppi
|ELONGATION||ASTM D 412||%||300|
|HIGH INTERMITTENT TEMPERATURE||N/A||°F
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