Aquaseal Extends Their Offering with New Viton Rubber and Sponge Range
30th April, 2021
We’re excited to announce that we have now extended our range to include Viton products, available in many different grades to suit all industries.
Viton is a brand of FKM (fluorocarbon), a type of material that provides additional heat and chemical resistance than neoprene or nitrile rubbers. It is commonly used in seals and extruded goods but it also makes a great adhesive.
We are offering Viton in the following:
- Sheeting: We are now supplying FKM sheeting, reinforced sheeting and moulded sheets in specialised grades including ETP, Viton GFS, GFLTS, FDA Black, AFLAS. These are available in 0.25mm thick up to 20mm thick, coming with compliance certificates and in black, red-green or brown.
- Extruded strips, cords and profiles: Extruded sponge cord and square/rectangle strips, moulded Viton sponge sheets, extruded Viton/ FKM rubber profiles and cords can now be supplied by Aquaseal. Extrusions can be cut via waterjet or lathe methods.
- Fabricated gaskets, joints and seals: All can be provided with adhesive backing.
- Viton sealant and adhesive: Perfect for sealing gaps, flanges or any lined pipe, the Viton caulk sealant can be safely used in corrosive or hazardous environments due to its non-erosive nature.
- Food grade rubber
Suitable for many industries
Viton is a popular choice in lots of industries, in particular, the food, beverage and pharmaceutical because of its many benefits:
- FKM Sheet and ‘O’ Ring Cords available in the standard food industry colour making in so much easier to identify contamination.
- Non-toxic and odour free.
- Non-marking and does not taint food.
- Resistant to chlorinated hydrocarbons; fuel and acids.
- Heat Resistance to 250°C.
- Described in the FDA Code of Federal Regulations Title 21. Section 177. 2600.
- The products are manufactured under Best Manufacturing Practice in accordance with EC 2023: 2006.
- These products are deemed as being compliant to European Regulations framework EC1935:2004 “materials intended to come into contact with food”.