Viton® sheeting - FKM

Viton rubberViton® sheeting, known either as fluoroelastomer or FKM, is highly appreciated for the most demanding industrial applications as it has the highest resistance to hydrocarbons, acids, alkalis and even oxidants, and its mechanical properties remain intact at temperatures of up to 250ºC.

Different types of optimised Viton® sheeting exist according to the final use required, and there is a demand for it in heavy industries such as oil and petroleum refineries, steel works and chemical plants, and also in industries with special requirements such as the food industry.



  • FKM's are serviceable in continuous heat of up to 250º C and intermittent heat of up to 300º C.
  • Satisfactory resistance to low temperatures of typically -20º C and - 40º C by use of special grades.
  • FKM's exhibit good flame resistance and are usually self extinguishing upon removal of flame source.
  • All FKM's have excellent resistance to oxygen, ozone and natural weathering.
  • FKM compounds have outstanding resistance to compression, especially at elevated temperatures.
  • Resistance to chemicals; amongst all synthetic rubbers FKM's are the most resistant to many of the solvents and chemicals, giving long service where other materials do not.
  • Excellent resistance against hydrocarbons, aliphatics, aromatic and chlorinated chemicals.
  • Good resistance to acids and alkali's including oxidants. Poor performance against ethers, ketones, and bases.


Food Industries      
Industrial maintenance (oils)    
Industrial maintenance (high temperature)  



Our products 

Ref Color Hardness
Shore A
V733 Black 70 HIgh technical applications
V732 White 70 Food industry EU 1935/2004
Scandinavian market
Ref Color     Hardness    
Shore A
IV733 Black 72 Industry / High temperatures / oil resistant /chemicals resistant


The current technical information has been carefully checked and given in good faith but it is not exempted from possible typing errors.

Historically, compounds have different commercial names in each market.
Our sales department can help you to find the quality that you need.

Please, contact us and we will be more than happy to help you in anyway we can.


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