Elastomers were first introduced as a synthetic substitute for natural Rubber, which has a catalogue of disadvantages in modern day industry.
As with any Foam solution, there are advantages and disadvantages of Polyethene Foam. We have listed some of the most common ones in this article. Over time, these substitutes have become more advantageous over their natural predecessor, especially where contact with fuel and oil is present.
Uses of Fuel Resistant Rubber Sheeting
As previously mentioned, fuel resistant sheet Rubber is used most commonly in the automotive and aeronautical industries, where contact with fuel, oil, and heat is an everyday occurrence. Accordingly, a Rubber that keeps its mechanical properties when exposed to these conditions is required. Fuel resistant Rubber is often used for:
- Self-sealing fuel tanks
Which Type of Rubber Sheet Is Best For Fuel Resistance?
We offer a range of Rubber Sheeting to suit the individual need of your business. The table below looks at the specifications of a selection with fuel-resistant applications in mind.