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Materials Continuous material service temperature range °C Intermitent material service temperature range °C Motor Oils Hypoid Oils Automatic Transmission Fluid IISO 6743-4 Hydraulic oils (HL, HM, HV)
      +150 -40 +150 -40 +160 -50 +100 -30
      Maximum continous service temperature in fluids °C
NBR 70 IRH
NBR 90 IRHD
Nitrile (medium)
+100 -30 +120 -30 +100 +90 +100 +100
FKM 75 IRHD
FKM 90 IRHD
Fluoro-elastomer
+200 -20 +250 -20 +150 +150 +160 +100
EPDM 70 IRHD
EPDM 80 IRHD
+120 -50 +150 -50 NS NS NS NS
VMQ 70 IRHD
Silicone
+200 -55 +250 -55 * * * *
HNBR 75 IRHD
Hydrogenated
nitrile
+130 -30 +150 -30 +130 +110 +130 +100
IIR
Butyl
+120 -40 +140 -40 NS NS NS NS
FFKM
Perfluoro-elastomer
+300 +200 +40 -20   +150 +150 +160 +100
AU
Polyester PU
+100 -30 +110 -30 +100 +100 +100 +100
EU
Polyether PU
+100 -40 +110 -45 +100 +100 +100 +100
Polyester-elastomer +100 -40 +120 -40 +100 +100 +100 +100
PA
Polyamide
+100 -40 +120 -40 +100 +100 +100 +100
POM
Acetal
+100 -45 +120 -40 +100 +100 +100 +100
PPS
Polyphenylene
sulphide
+200 -40 +200 -40 +150 +150 +160 +100
PTFE
Polytetra-fluoroethylene
+200 -200 +200 -200 +150 +150 +160 +100
Thermosetting
Polyester Resin
+100 -50 +130 -200 +100 +100 +100 +100
PEEK
Polyether-etherketone
+250 -65 +300 -65 +150 +150 +160 +100
Materials Continual material service temperature range C Intermitent material service temperature range C Motor Oil based greases Silicon oil greases
      +100 -30 +250 -50
      Maximum continous service temperature in fluids °C
NBR 70 IRH
NBR 90 IRHD
Nitrile (medium)
+100 -30 +120 -30 +100 +100
FKM 75 IRHD
FKM 90 IRHD
Fluoro-elastomer
+200 -20 +250 -20 +100 +200
EPDM 70 IRHD
EPDM 80 IRHD
+120 -50 +150 -50 NS +120
VMQ 70 IRHD
Silicone
+200 -55 +250 -55 +100 *
HNBR 75 IRHD
Hydrogenated
nitrile
+130 -30 +150 -30 +100 +130
IIR
Butyl
+120 -40 +140 -40 NS +120
FFKM
Perfluoro-elastomer
+300 +200 +40 -20   +100 +200
AU
Polyester PU
+100 -30 +110 -30 +100 +100
EU
Polyether PU
+100 -40 +110 -45 +100 +100
Polyester
elastomer
+100 -40 +120 -40 +100 +100
PA
Polyamide
+100 -40 +120 -40 +100 +100
POM
Acetal
+100 -45 +120 -40 +100 +100
PPS
Polyphenylene
sulphide
+200 -40 +200 -40 +150 +200
PTFE
Polytetra-fluoroethylene
+200 -200 +200 -200 +100 +200
Thermosetting
Polyester Resin
+100 -50 +130 -200 +100 +100
PEEK
Polyether-etherketone
+250 -65 +300 -65 +100 +250
Materials Continual material service temperature range C Intermitent material service temperature range C Diesel Fuel Fuel for gasoline/petrol engines - normal Fuel for gasoline/petrol engines - super
      Maximum continous service temperature in fluids °C
NBR 70 IRH
NBR 90 IRHD
Nitrile (medium)
+100 -30 +120 -30 * * *
FKM 75 IRHD
FKM 90 IRHD
Fluoro-elastomer
+200 -20 +250 -20 +150 +150 +150
EPDM 70 IRHD
EPDM 80 IRHD
+120 -50 +150 -50 NS NS NS
VMQ 70 IRHD
Silicone
+200 -55 +250 -55 NS NS NS
HNBR 75 IRHD
Hydrogenated
nitrile
+130 -30 +150 -30 * * *
IIR
Butyl
+120 -40 +140 -40 NS NS NS
FFKM
Perfluoro-elastomer
+300 +200 +40 -20   +150 +150 +150
AU
Polyester PU
+100 -30 +110 -30 +60 +60 +60
EU
Polyether PU
+100 -40 +110 -45 +60 +60 +60
Polyester
elastomer
+100 -40 +120 -40 +60 +60 +60
PA
Polyamide
+100 -40 +120 -40 +100 +100 +100
POM
Acetal
+100 -45 +120 -40 +100 +100 +100
PPS
Polyphenylene
sulphide
+200 -40 +200 -40 +150 +150 +150
PTFE
Polytetra-fluoroethylene
+200 -200 +200 -200 +150 +150 +150
Thermosetting
Polyester Resin
+100 -50 +130 -200 +100 +100 +100
PEEK
Polyether-etherketone
+250 -65 +300 -65 +150 +150 +150
Materials Continual material service temperature range C Intermitent material service temperature range C ISO 6743-4 HFA-Fluids (5/95 Waterbased) ISO 6743-4 HFB-Fluids (60/40 Invert emulsion) ISO 6743-4 HFC-Fluids (Water glycoll) ISO 6743-4 HFDR-Fluids (phosphate ester ALKYL (Aero)) ISO 6743-4 HFDR-Fluids (phosphate ester ARYL (ind.))
      +60 +5 +60 +5 +60 -30 +100 -50 +150 -0
      Maximum continous service temperature in fluids °C
NBR 70 IRH
NBR 90 IRHD
Nitrile (medium)
+100 -30 +120 -30 +60 +60 +60 NS NS
FKM 75 IRHD
FKM 90 IRHD
Fluoro-elastomer
+200 -20 +250 -20 +60 +60 NS NS +150
EPDM 70 IRHD
EPDM 80 IRHD
+120 -50 +150 -50 NS NS +60 +80 +80
VMQ 70 IRHD
Silicone
+200 -55 +250 -55 NS NS NS NS NS
HNBR 75 IRHD
Hydrogenated
nitrile
+130 -30 +150 -30 +60 +60 +60 NS NS
IIR
Butyl
+120 -40 +140 -40 NS NS +60 +100 +120
FFKM
Perfluoro-elastomer
+300 +200 +40 -20   +60 +60 +60 +100 +150
AU
Polyester PU
+100 -30 +110 -30 +40 +40 NS NS NS
EU
Polyether PU
+100 -40 +110 -45 +60 +60 +40 NS NS
Polyester
elastomer
+100 -40 +120 -40 +60 +60 NS NS NS
PA
Polyamide
+100 -40 +120 -40 +60 +60 +60 +100 +100
POM
Acetal
+100 -45 +120 -40 +60 +60 +60 +100 +100
PPS
Polyphenylene
sulphide
+200 -40 +200 -40 +60 +60 +60 +100 +150
PTFE
Polytetra-fluoroethylene
+200 -200 +200 -200 +60 +60 +60 +100 +150
Thermosetting
Polyester Resin
+100 -50 +130 -200 +60 +60 +40 +100 +100
PEEK
Polyether-etherketone
+250 -65 +300 -65 +60 +60 +60 +100 +150
Materials Continual material service temperature range C Intermitent material service temperature range C ISO 6743-4 HETG-Fluids (vegetable oil based) ISO 6743-4 HEES-Fluids (synthetic ester based) ISO 6743-4 HEPG-Fluids (synthetic glycol based) ISO 6743-4 HEPR-Fluids (synthetic hydrocarbons)
      +60 -10 +100 -40 +100 -50 +150 -50
      Maximum continous service temperature in fluids °C
NBR 70 IRH
NBR 90 IRHD
Nitrile (medium)
+100 -30 +120 -30 +60 +60 +60 +100
FKM 75 IRHD
FKM 90 IRHD
Fluoro-elastomer
+200 -20 +250 -20 +60 +100 +80 +105
EPDM 70 IRHD
EPDM 80 IRHD
+120 -50 +150 -50 NS NS NS NS
VMQ 70 IRHD
Silicone
+200 -55 +250 -55 NS NS NS *
HNBR 75 IRHD
Hydrogenated
nitrile
+130 -30 +150 -30 +60 +60 +80 +130
IIR
Butyl
+120 -40 +140 -40 NS NS NS NS
FFKM
Perfluoro-elastomer
+300 +200 +40 -20   +60 +100 +100 +150
AU
Polyester PU
+100 -30 +110 -30 +60 +60 +60 +100
EU
Polyether PU
+100 -40 +110 -45 +60 +80 +60 +100
Polyester
elastomer
+100 -40 +120 -40 +60 +80 +60 +100
PA
Polyamide
+100 -40 +120 -40 +60 +100 +100 +100
POM
Acetal
+100 -45 +120 -40 +60 +100 +100 +100
PPS
Polyphenylene
sulphide
+200 -40 +200 -40 +60 +100 +100 +150
PTFE
Polytetra-fluoroethylene
+200 -200 +200 -200 +60 +100 +100 +150
Thermosetting
Polyester Resin
+100 -50 +130 -200 +60 +100 +100 +100
PEEK
Polyether-etherketone
+250 -65 +300 -65 +60 +100 +100 +150
Materials Continual material service temperature range C Intermitent material service temperature range C Water (1) Air Brake Fluids
      +60 -5 +200 +2 +130 -50
      Maximum continous service temperature in fluids °C
NBR 70 IRH
NBR 90 IRHD
Nitrile (medium)
+100 -30 +120 -30 +80 +100 NS
FKM 75 IRHD
FKM 90 IRHD
Fluoro-elastomer
+200 -20 +250 -20 +100 +200 NS
EPDM 70 IRHD
EPDM 80 IRHD
+120 -50 +150 -50 +120 +120 +120
VMQ 70 IRHD
Silicone
+200 -55 +250 -55 +100 +200 +80
HNBR 75 IRHD
Hydrogenated
nitrile
+130 -30 +150 -30 +130 +130 NS
IIR
Butyl
+120 -40 +140 -40 +120 +120 +80
FFKM
Perfluoro-elastomer
+300 +200 +40 -20   +150 +200 +130
AU
Polyester PU
+100 -30 +110 -30 +40 +40 NS
EU
Polyether PU
+100 -40 +110 -45 +60 +80 NS
Polyester
elastomer
+100 -40 +120 -40 +60 +80 NS
PA
Polyamide
+100 -40 +120 -40 +60 +80 +80
POM
Acetal
+100 -45 +120 -40 +80 +80 +80
PPS
Polyphenylene
sulphide
+200 -40 +200 -40 +150 +200 +130
PTFE
Polytetra-fluoroethylene
+200 -200 +200 -200 +150 +200 +130
Thermosetting
Polyester Resin
+100 -50 +130 -200 +80 +100 NS
PEEK
Polyether-etherketone
+250 -65 +300 -65 +150 +200 +130