Silicone (VMQ) / Fluorosilicone (FVMQ)


Silicone elastomers are commonly used for extreme temperature ranges (-90°C to +230°C) and offer good low temperature flexibility. They also offer good resistance to ultra violet radiation (UV), oxygen and ozone.

Silicone is best suited to non-dynamic applications, as this elastomer type possess relatively low tear strength and abrasion resistance, although higher strength grades are available.

They are also compliant with engine and transmission oils, vegetable oils and some brake fluids.