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UL Certified O-ring Materials

UL certification is a mark of quality and safety that is recognized worldwide. It stands for Underwriters Laboratories, an independent organization that tests, inspects, and certifies various products, including materials, to ensure they meet specific safety and performance standards. This web page will delve into the importance of UL Certified materials, common application considerations, and the different types of UL certifications available.

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UL Certified Materials Available

Thousands of UL Certified Materials are available now with Canyon Components! Some common UL Certified Materials include the following.

What is UL Certification?

    UL Certification is a rigorous process that evaluates products and materials for compliance with industry-specific safety and performance standards. When a material bears the UL mark, it means it has passed extensive testing and meets specific required criteria. This certification assures consumers and manufacturers that the material is safe, reliable, and of high quality.
Common Conciderations
    1. Safety
    Safety is paramount when selecting materials for any application. UL Certified materials have undergone rigorous testing to ensure they meet specific safety standards. This reduces the risk of accidents, fires, and other hazards associated with non-certified materials.

    2. Compliance
    Different industries have specific regulations and standards that must be followed. Using UL Certified materials helps ensure compliance with these requirements, reducing the risk of legal issues and costly recalls.

    3. Reliability
    UL Certified materials are known for their reliability. They are less likely to fail or malfunction, which can lead to costly downtime and repairs in various applications.

    4. Peace of Mind
    Using UL Certified materials provides peace of mind to manufacturers, contractors, and consumers. Knowing that materials have been independently tested and certified instills confidence in their quality and safety.

    5. Product Liability
    In case of any product-related incidents, having UL Certified materials can provide a legal defense, as it demonstrates a commitment to safety and quality.

Types

    1. UL Listed
    This certification indicates that a product or material has been tested and meets specific safety standards. It is widely recognized and trusted in various industries.

    2. UL Recognized Component
    UL Recognized Component certification applies to individual components or materials used in the manufacturing of larger products. It ensures that these components meet safety standards.

    3. UL Classified
    UL Classified certification is for materials that have been tested for specific properties, such as fire resistance. It helps users identify materials suitable for specific applications.

DETAILS

COMPOUND

FEATURES

Canyon™

Material

Shore A

Temp (°C)

Description

Common Usage

Comparable Materials

DETAILS

COMPOUND

FEATURES

Canyon™

Material

Shore A

Temp (°C)

Description

Common Usage

EP70BK03

EPDM

70

-55°C to +150°C
(-67°F to +302°F)

FDA Compliant, NSF 61 Certified, Peroxide Cured EPDM

Drinking Water Use, Food & Drug Manufacturing

EP70BK03

EP70BK36

EPDM

70

-55°C to +150°C
(-67°F to +302°F)

FDA Compliant, USP VI <87> & <88>, 3A, NSF 61 Certified, KTW, WRAS, UL 778, Peroxide Cured EPDM

Drinking Water Use, Medical Devices, Dairy, Food & Drug Manufacturing

EP70BK36

EP70BK58

EPDM

70

-55°C to +150°C
(-67°F to +302°F)

FDA Compliant, WRC, ACS, W270, NSF 61 Certified, KTW, UL 157, Peroxide Cured EPDM

Drinking Water Use, Food & Drug Manufacturing

EP70BK58

EP70BK60

EPDM

70

-55°C to +130°C
(-67°F to +266°F)

FDA Compliant, NSF 61 Certified, UL 157, Sulfur Cured EPDM

Drinking Water Use, Food & Drug Manufacturing

EP70BK60

EP70OW05

EPDM

70

-55°C to +130°C
(-67°F to +266°F)

NSF 61 Certified, Off White, Sulfur Cured EPDM

Drinking Water Use

EP70OW05

NB70BK03

NBR (Buna-N)

70

-35°C to +125°C
(-31°F to +257°F)

FDA Compliant, NSF 61 Certified, NBR

Drinking Water Use, Food & Drug Manufacturing

NB70BK03

NB70BK09

NBR (Buna-N)

70

-35°C to +125°C
(-31°F to +257°F)

NSF 61 Certified, NBR

Drinking Water Use

NB70BK09

SHIELDING PERFORMANCE

COMPOUND

BASIC FEATURES

DETAILS

CanGuard™

Material

Temp (°C)

Filler

Volume Resistivity (Ω/cm)    

Shielding (dB)

Color

Shore A

Additional Specifications

Comparable Materials

SI70BK14

Silicone (VMQ)

Black

-55 to +200

MIL-DTL-83528

Parker® Chomerics CHO-SEAL® S6600

SI70BK14

70

Carbon

2.5 to 10

30 to 80

SI65GD18

Silicone (VMQ)

Gray

-55 to +150

MIL-DTL-83528

Parker® Chomerics CHO-SEAL® S6305, 6370, 6371, 6308, 6330

SI65GD18

65

Nickel Plated
Graphite

0.1

85 to 110

SI65TN16

Silicone (VMQ)

Tan

-55 to +150

MIL-DTL-83528 Type M

Parker® Chomerics CHO-SEAL® 1350, 1310

SI65TN16

65

Silver Plated
Glass

0.006

90 to 100

SI65TN17

Silicone (VMQ)

Tan

-55 to +160

MIL-DTL-83528 Type B

Parker® Chomerics CHO-SEAL® 1285

SI65TN17

65

Silver Plated
Aluminum

0.008

100 to 120

SI65TN11

Silicone (VMQ)

Tan

-45 to +125

MIL-DTL-83528 Type A

Parker® Chomerics CHO-SEAL® 1215, 1273, 1270