Specialty Fluoroelastomer withstands aggressive oils.
September 27, 2013 -
Classified as Type 4 FKM by ASTM standards, AFLASŪ 200P offers optimized performance at cold temperatures (Tg = -13°C, TR-10 = -8°C). Peroxide-curable product is intended for applications that need to withstand aggressive oils containing antioxidants, solvents, ozone, acids, and bases, such as oil seals, shaft seals, O-rings, gaskets, and variety of other parts and fittings. AFLAS 200P can also be solvated and applied as coating.
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Agc Chemicals Americas, Inc.
2201 Water Ridge Pkwy Ste 400
Charlotte, NC, 28217
AGC Chemicals Americas to Feature Specialty FKM Fluoroelastomer at 2013 Chem Show
EXTON, Pa. — AGC Chemicals Americas Inc. will be featuring its new peroxide-curable specialty FKM, AFLASŪ 200P, in booth 451 at this year’s Chem Show. The event takes place December 10 to 12 at New York’s Javits Center.
AFLAS 200P performs better than conventional FKM-type fluoroelastomers for applications that need to withstand aggressive oils containing antioxidants, solvents, ozone, acids and bases. It is ideal for oil seals, shaft seals, O-rings, gaskets and a variety of other parts and fittings, including oil seals for automotive and heavy-duty diesel engines. AFLAS 200P can also be solvated and applied as a coating.
Classified as Type 4 FKMs by ASTM standards, AFLAS 200P fluoroelastomers offer improved performance at cold temperatures (Tg = -13 °C, TR-10 = -8 °C).
“This specialty FKM maintains good base resistance and offers improved performance at cold temperatures,” said Drew D’Agosta, AGC sales and marketing manager for AFLAS.
About AGC Chemicals Americas Inc.
AGC Chemicals Americas Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Asahi Glass Co. Ltd., a $15 billion multinational corporation and one of the world’s largest manufacturers of glass, electronic displays and chemical products. The company was formed in 2004 through the merging of sister companies Asahi Glass Fluoropolymers USA and AGA Chemicals. Headquartered in Exton, Pa., AGC Chemicals Americas maintains manufacturing operations in nearby Thorndale, Pa., and warehouses located throughout North America. www.agcchem.com