Nitrile rubber is best suited for applications where resistance to oil, fuel and chemicals is required. NBR is commonly used for industrial and automotive applications, in products such as fuel and oil handling hoses, seals, grommets, hydraulic hoses, and o-rings

DESCRIPTION AND PROPERTIES TABLE

MATERIAL NAME(S) Nitrile/Buna N
MATERIAL CODES ASTM D1418: NBR ASTM D2000: BF, BG, BK, CH
SERVICE TEMPERATURE RANGE -40F to 250F
RECOMMENDED USAGE Oil, petroleum and high wear
NON RECOMMENDED USAGE Ozone, tear, ketones and ester
DUROMETER RANGE 30-95 Shore A
MOST COMMON APPLICATION Industrial and automotive, in products such as fuel and oil handling hoses, seals grommets, hydraulic hoses, and o-rings.