Viton®, the first commercially available fluoroelastomer, was developed in the 1950s. It is a primary material used in today's chemical and fuel processing industry because of its strength in corrosive and high-temperature environments.
- offers strong resistance to extreme heat (400°F);
- holds up well against various fuels and highly-corrosive solvents;
- retains its flexibility in low temperatures;
- offers resistance to amines, acids, ozone aging, and hydrocarbon fluids;
- is recommended for handling most chlorinated, aliphatic, and aromatic hydrocarbons and benzene, ethanol, hexane, and toluene;
- offers strong resistance to PCBs;
- is the first fluoroelastomer to achieve worldwide ISO 9000 registration;
- is black in color.