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3M™ Dyneon™ Peroxide Cure Perfluoroelastomer PFE 40

3M Product Number PFE 40Z3M ID 98021330174UPC 00051125987158
  • Low Mooney viscosity for improved mold flow and extrusion
  • Faster curing
  • Higher crosslink density
  • Excellent compression set resistance at 200°C
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Typical Properties
Attribute Name
Value
Brand
Dyneon™
Capabilities
Productivity Improvement
Composition
Copolymer of tetrafluoroethylene and perfluorovinylether
Compression Set
20 %
Container Type
Box Gallon
Container Volume
4 kg
Cure Technology
Peroxide
Elongation
150 %
Fluorine Content
72.5 %
Industries
CPI/Semicon, Oil and Gas, Rubber and Plastic
Mooney Viscosity
40 MU
Net Weight (Imperial)
4 oz
Net Weight (Metric)
4 kg
Post Cure
16 h @ 232°C
Press Cure
10 min @ 177°C
Product Class
High Temperature
Product Color
White
Product Form
Crumb
Product Type
FFKM
Shelf Life
2 Year
Specific Gravity
2
Tensile Strength at Break
16.3 MPa (2,360 psi)
Weight (Imperial)
8.8 lb.
Weight (Metric)
4 kg
Details
  • Low Mooney viscosity for improved mold flow and extrusion
  • Faster curing
  • Higher crosslink density
  • Excellent compression set resistance at 200°C
  • Excellent mold release properties
  • Superb acid, ethylenediamine, steam and water resistance
  • Ideal for wet chemical, fluid handling, cleaning, chemical etching processes, and semiconductor manufacturing
  • Very low metal ion content with low extractables in a wide range of chemicals
  • Upper use temperature of 200°C (392°F)

3M™ Dyneon™ Peroxide Cure Perfluoroelastomer PFE 40 combines ease of processing with outstanding chemical, thermal, steam and compression set resistance, making it an ideal sealing solution for many tough oil and gas, chemical processing and industrial sealing applications. It also features very low metal ion content with low extractables, making it ideal for wet process electronics manufacturing such as semiconductor and flat panel display. It is classified as FFKM per ASTM D1418.

Extreme environments require extraordinary sealing materials. 3M™ Dyneon™ Perfluoroelastomer PFE 40 combines reliable performance in harsh environments with ease of processing. With Dyneon PFE 40 Perfluoroelastomer, you get the outstanding chemical and steam resistance of a peroxide cure elastomer – without sacrificing mechanical properties, and without requiring the addition of acid acceptors like zinc oxide.

Designed for Wet Process Electronics Manufacturing
Due to its improved acid resistance and lower metal ion extractables, 3M™ Dyneon™ Peroxide Cure Perfluoroelastomer PFE 40 is ideal for wet process electronics manufacturing such as semiconductor and flat panel display. In addition, this perfluoroelastomer (FFKM) features many favorable attributes that make it suitable for wet chemical, fluid handling, cleaning, and chemical etching processes.

Dyneon peroxide cure perfluoroelastomer PFE 40 has a fully fluorinated backbone structure and is designed to meet demanding sealing applications, with an upper use temperature of 200°C (392°F). In addition, PFE 40 can be compounded for good acid resistance. This product is packaged in slab form and is available in 1 and 10 kg boxes.

Top Performing Polymers from 3M
3M™ Dyneon™ Perfluoroelastomers are elastomeric materials with a fully fluorinated backbone. Their C-F backbone is the strongest in organic chemistry and helps provide materials with outstanding performance characteristics. Whether you’re looking for durability, chemical or temperature resistance, Dyneon perfluoroelastomers are the material of choice for industries around the world.

Delivering Custom Solutions
3M offers over 50 grades of fluoroelastomers with varying monomer composition, Mooney viscosity and fluorine content. This broad offering, combined with our expertise in application and product development, translates into greater design flexibility.

For decades, we have been able to supply unique solutions to meet the increasing market challenges in developing and producing state-of-the-art fluoroelastomer products at the highest quality level. This goes hand-in-hand with our unparalleled commitment to research and customer support. Like all of our products, 3M™ Dyneon™ Peroxide Cure Perfluoroelastomer PFE 40 is backed by skilled researchers at several 3M tech service laboratories. Collectively, our staff has decades of experience researching, developing and improving upon fluoroelastomers. Toward that end, we are in regular communication with customers who deliver feedback – allowing us to improve existing products and deliver custom solutions. All of this is part of an unrelenting drive to deliver top products to our customers. From coatings to calendered sheets, tubing to molded goods, 3M has a solution for your specialty application.

Processes and Applications

  • Wet chemical, fluid handling
  • Cleaning
  • Chemical etching
  • Semiconductor manufacturing
  • Sealing

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