- Made of ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) rubber for use with a variety of chemicals and environments
- Can be used in a wide temperature range from -70 degrees F (-57 degrees C) to 300 degrees F (149 degrees C)
- Round in cross-section to provide a seal between cylindrical overlapping surfaces
- Durometer (hardness) of 70A for resistance to penetration
- Meets standards defined by Aerospace Standard AS568A
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EPDM O-Ring, 70A Durometer, Black
|Price:||$0.01 - $135.41|
|Brand Name||Small Parts|
|Material Type||EPDM (Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer Rubber)|
|Hardness||70 A Durometer|
|System of Measurement||Inch|
|Cross Section Shape||Round|
|LowerTemperature Range||-70 Degrees Fahrenheit|
|Upper Temperature Range||300 Degrees Fahrenheit|
This EPDM O-ring is black in color, round in cross-section, has a durometer... See more product details
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This EPDM O-ring is black in color, round in cross-section, has a durometer of 70A, and is designed for use in a wide variety of sealing applications.
EPDM is acceptable for temperature applications between -70 degrees F (-57 degrees C) to 300 degrees F (149 degrees C). It is compatible for use with water and steam, silicone oil and grease, polar solvents (alcohols), acids, glycol-based brake fluids, ozone, and weathering. It is vulnerable to many oils, gasoline, and solvents. This material meets ASTM International standards.
This EPDM O-ring has a shore durometer of 70A. Shore durometer is the hardness of a material, and its resistance to permanent indentation. A higher durometer value indicates greater resistance to indentation on a scale of 0 to 100, with 100 indicating no indentation.
O-rings commonly provide a pressure and fluid seal between cylindrically shaped, overlapping mating surfaces and are commonly seen in engines, faucets, flanges, valves, and various cylinders. They are circular in shape, with a round cross section and a hole in the center, similar to a doughnut. O-rings are available in various sizes, and can be ordered based on required nominal inside diameter (ID), outer diameter (OD), and cross-sectional (CS) diameter.
This EPDM O-ring meets standards defined by Aerospace Standard AS568A, which is the Aerospace Size Standard for O-rings.
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Update: I returned the package of 88 and got a replacement package. This time it was 87!
I then contacted the supplier of the seals (not Amazon). The supplier doesn't do retail, but they have a website and when I contacted them, they informed me that they package by weight and that their scale must have been off for the batch(es) in question. They sent me a new package, this time of 101. They're a stand-up operation with a process that deviated a bit. The o-rings themselves are fine and now I'm satisfied with the experience.
The rubber seem to be of good quality and is firm, smooth and dry, with a light residue of release-agent powder (this is acceptable). It should be noted that the cross-sections of the O-rings are not perfectly round; there is a very slight lip on the inner- and outer-most diameters. This is no doubt where the dies met for the molding process, and is unlikely to interfere with performance. Measurement of about half a dozen or so pieces revealed all actual dimensions (which differ from the nominal dimensions--I highly recommend consulting the "Product Details" section) to be within specified tolerances.
All-in-all, these seem to be fine quality O-rings, though not quite top-of-the-line. Still, for the price I paid at the time (less than $1--Small Parts's prices can fluctuate quite a bit, I recommend checking them frequently), they were an OUTSTANDING value. Recommended.
(Can someone explain the sizes of o-rings to me? Amazon Supply (formerly Small Parts) can't. The "Nominal Inside Diameter" column doesn't seem to make sense. I ordered a package of the 008 rings (Nominal ID 3/16") and they weren't right for my project so I ordered a package of the 011 (Nominal ID 5/16") and they were a LOT smaller than the 008s. I thought 3/16" > 5/16" (and Actual ID .301" > .176"), but I seem to be wrong! The reason I don't know exactly what I need is because this is for a craft project so I don't need to be exact, but I need something bigger than the 008 I had. Going up three seemed right. Do I need to go three in the other direction, i.e., to 005? Can you aim me towards an URL which will explain what I need to know? Thanks for helping!)
I use these in a hand sprayer of a pressure washer. Lots of pressure and abrasion.
They did their job, but for my use it comes down to personal preference
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