FVMQ, Fluorosilicone O-Rings & Seals
The common material-name for Fluorosilicone O-Rings is fluorovinylmethyl silicone rubber. Fluorosilicones combine the best properties of fluorocarbons and silicones. Fluorosilicones resist solvents, fuel, and oil (similar to fluorocarbons). This elastomer also has high and low temperature stability (as with silicones). Fluorosilicones are resilient, with low compression set characteristics. Fluorsilicones are widely used in aerospace fuel systems and auto fuel emission controls. High friction tendencies, limited strength, and poor abrasion resistance disqualify them from dynamic uses.
General properties FVMQ
-50 to 180 °C
30 / 40 / 50 / 60 / 70 / 80 / 90
FE® (Shin-Etsu Silicones), Silastic LS® (Dow)
Blue,Green. Other colors on request.
FVMQ performs well in
- Hot air
- Hydrocarbons (aromatic, chlorinated)
- Animal & vegetable oils
FVMQ does not perform well in
- Brake fluids
Typical FVMQ Applications
- Diesel turbocharger and charge air cool hoses
- Exhaust hangers
- Wire and cable insulation
Certifications & compliances
Newdealseals offers a wide range of products & materials that are certified and/or in compliance with industry specific standards. Examples of certifications and compliances:
FDA CFR 21.177.2600 (A-D) Dry foods
FDA CFR 21.177.2600 (A-F) Fatty foods
EC 1935/2004 compliance
EC 2023/2006 compliance
BFR Class XV
USP class VI
NSF 61 section 6
Oil & Gas
DIN EN 549
Alternatives for FVMQ, O-Rings & Seals
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