• Ethylene Vinyl Acetate EVA

    APPLICATIONS

    Teats, handle grips, flexible tubing, record turntable mats, beer tubing, vacuum, cleaner hosing.

    PROPERTIES

    Flexible (rubbery), transparent, good low temperature flexibility (-70'C), good chemical resistance, high friction coefficient.

    PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
    Tensile Strength 0.05 - 0.2 N/mm²
    Notched Impact Strength no break Kj/m²
    Thermal Coefficient of expansion 160 - 200 x 10-6
    Max Cont Use Temp 55 - 65 oC
    Density 0.926 - 0.950 g/cm3

    RESISTANCE TO CHEMICALS
    Dilute Acid ****
    Dilute Alkalis ****
    Oils and Greases ***
    Aliphatic Hydrocarbons ****
    Aromatic Hydrocarbons *
    Halogenated Hydrocarbons *
    Alcohols ****

    KEY * poor ** moderate *** good **** very good

    CURRENT CASE STUDIES

    moulded ethylene teat feeders
    Teats on feeders moulded in ethylene vinyl acetate. The flexibility is obtained without the use of added plasticisers.