ELASTOSIL® R 500/40 OH
ELASTOSIL® R 500/40 OH is a peroxid curing HCR silicone rubber for general purpose applications.
This product can be used within a temperature range of - 55 °C to + 210 °C. The addition of heat stabilizers at service temperatures of more than 180 °C is recommended. Further information to improve the heat stability by use of specific ELASTOSIL® AUX Heat Stabilizers can be obtained from the Technical Information Sheet "ELASTOSIL® AUX Stabilizers H" or from the latest brochures.
Technical molding and extrusion for general purpose applications.
The raw rubber requires the addition of peroxides for vulcanization at elevated temperatures. A homogeneous incorporation is a must, but please avoid temperatures >30°C along the incorporation process in order to maintain best processing behavior. Pot life is depending on the used peroxide and storage condition.
For detailed information please refer to the latest edition of our brochure "SOLID AND LIQUID SILICONE RUBBER - MATERIAL AND PROCESSING GUIDELINES".
This product is available in 540 kg cardboard packaging.
Special delivery forms are possible but depend on several technical and commercial aspects. Please contact your local sales manager in such cases.
Please store the cardboard boxes in a dry and cool place. Already opened boxes should be closed again to avoid any contamination. The 'Best use before end' date of each batch is shown on the product label. Storage beyond the date specified on the label does not necessarily mean that the product is no longer usable. In this case however, the properties required for the intended use must be checked for quality assurance reasons.