Cellular Materials Chart

Cellular Materials: General Characteristics Chart
Silicone Blend Neo 100% Neo Blend EPDM NBR PVC-NBR SBR NR Vit FSI Urethane PE EVA ECH PVC
Sponge Foam Microcel Polyfoam
Open or Closed Cell C O-C C C C C C C O C C O - C O C C C C
Memory E E G E G G G G E F G E G F F F G
Thicknesses 0.03"-0.5" 0.06"-1" 0.06"-2" 0.06"-1.5" 0.06"-1.5" 0.06"-1.5" 0.06"-1" 0.06"-1" 0.13-0.5" .03"-0.19" 0.06"-0.5" 0.13"-8" 0.06"-1" 0.06"-0.5"
Tensile Strength (PSI) 50-180 25-40 75-150 80-100 80-100 70-80 60 50 50 180 20-250 15-25 25-350 30-480 70-175 10-175
Elongation % 10-200 60-90 150 150-450 150 180 160 100 250 125 40-100 150-300 50-175 150-350 200 100-200
Force to compress 25% (PSI) 5-25 2-6 2-24 2-13 2-13 2-9 2-5 5-13 2-22 3.5-6.5 15 3-90 0.4-0.6 6-55 3-50 2-13 0.3-25
Density (lbs/cu.ft.) 20-70 12-15 6-12 8-30 6-9 10-17 4-8 9-15 25-40 10-20 35 15-40 1.5-6.0 2-20 2-21 10-28 5-25
Durometer (Shore OO) 30-75 30-60 30-70 30-60 15-35 40-65 30-70 8-90
Flame Resistance E E
Water Absorption <2% <4% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% <1% 5-20 5% 1%-3%
Petroleum oil resistance G G G G P E G P P E E G E
Aging resistance E E G G E G G G G E E G E E
Ozone resistance E E G G E P F F E E E E
UV resistance E E E E E F F F E E G G
Temp (F): Min -75 -60 -40 -40 -75 -40 -60 -70 -40 -45 -25 -60 -40 -90 -90 -70 -60
Temp (F): Max continuous 500 450 200 175 220 200 180 180 160 400 500 200 180 160 175 275 170
Temp (F): Max intermittent 600 500 250 200 250 225 200 200 170 450 550 250 200 180 190 300 190
ASTM-D-1056-67 SCE41-45 SCE41-42 RE41-43 SBE41-42 SBE41 SBE41-43  
ASTM-D-1056-98 2A1-2A5 2C1-2C2 2A1-2A3 2B2 2B1 1A1-1A5 2B1-2B3  
Mil-R-6130C Type Grade IIA,B,C II-A II-A II-B  
UL-94-HF1 Listed Listed Listed Listed - - Listed Pass -  
UL-94-HBF Listed Listed - - Listed Pass -  
Mil-R-6130C Pass Pass Pass - - -  
FMVSS-302 Pass Pass Pass Pass Pass Pass Pass Pass  
UL-94-V0 Listed Listed

E = excellent, G = good, F = fair, P = poor

*Values are for high-grade polymers (unless otherwise stated). Commercial grade (or blended) polymers will have different values.

*Values are typical. The merits of these materials for a specific application should be determined by the user.

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