Frequently Asked Questions: Materials
- QUESTION -
What is the difference between Viton® and FKM?
- ANSWER -
There is a lot of confusion around the difference between Viton® and FKM rubber and people tend to interpret these as different materials.
This is however not the case. Both are single based materials called Fluoro Rubber.
-FKM is the abbreviated form for the fluoroelastomer according to ASTM.
The Rubber Company supply commercial FKM rubber sheeting in rolls/sheet and convert to gaskets / seals.
-Viton® is the registered trademark of DuPont Performance Elastomers.
We also supply genuine FKM Viton rubber sheeting in rolls/sheet and convert to gaskets / seals.
The Rubber Company
Unit 27 Romsey Industrial Estate