Master Catalog Page 538 Properties of Common Insulation and Jacket Materials

Alpha Wire www.alphawire.com 1-800-52 ALPHA Specifications subject to change. For complete specifications and availability, visit www.alphawire.com. 538 Rubber Property Rubber Neoprene EPDM Silicone Abrasion Resistance E G-E G P Acid Resistance F-G G G-E F-G Alcohol Resistance G F P G Aliphatic Hydrocarbons Resistance (Gasoline, Kerosene, etc.) P G P P-F Alkali Resistance F-G G G-E F-G Aromatic Hydrocarbons Resistance (Benzol, Toluol, etc.) P P-F F P Electrical Properties G P E G Flame Resistance P G P F-G Halogenated Hydrocarbons Resistance (Degreaser Solvents) P P-G Heat Resistance F G E O Low-Temperature Flexibility G F-G G- E O Nuclear Radiation Resistance F F-G G E Oil Resistance P G P F-G Oxidation Resistance F G E Ozone Resistance P G E O Water Resistance G E G-E Weather, Sun Resistance F G E O Ratings based on average performance of general-purpose compounds. Specific properties can usually be improved by selective compounding. P Poor F Fair G Good E Excellent O Outstanding Temperature Ranges of Insulation and Jacket Materials Material Normal Low Normal High Special Low Special High ECTFE -70C 150C - EPDM -55C 105C - 150C ETFE -65C 150C - FEP -70C 200C - Neoprene -20C 60C -55C 90C PE -60C 80C - Plenum PVC -20C 75C - PP -40C 105C - PTFE -70C 260C - PVC -20C 80C -55C 105C PVDF -20C 125C -40C 150/150C Rubber -30C 60C -55C 75C Silicone -80C 150C - 200C TPE -40C 105C -50C 125C Properties of Common Insulation and Jacket Materials

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