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  • 3M™ Dyneon™ Translucent Perfluoroelastomer System PFE 301Z

    3M Product Number PFE 301Z3M ID 98021323328UPC 00051135897584
    • Phosphorous-free and silica-free formulation reduces the potential for contamination
    • Excellent temperature resistance optimizes performance in extreme environments
    • Delivers low extractables, outgassing, and particle generation for ultra-high purity applications
    • Excellent compression set offers enhanced sealing force retention and seal life
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    Typical Properties
    Attribute Name
    Value
    Brand
    Dyneon™
    Capabilities
    Productivity Improvement
    Color
    White
    Composition
    Copolymer of tetrafluoroethylene and perfluorovinylether
    Container Volume
    2 kg
    Cure Technology
    Triazine
    Elongation
    295 %
    Fluorine Content
    72.5 %
    Industries
    CPI/Semicon, Rubber and Plastic
    Mooney Viscosity
    110 MU
    Post Cure
    Step Cure
    Press Cure
    10 min @ 165°C
    Product Class
    Systems
    Product Form
    Crumb
    Shelf Life
    2 Year
    Specific Gravity
    2.1
    Tensile Strength at Break
    18.9 MPa (2,750 psi)
    Details
    • Phosphorous-free and silica-free formulation reduces the potential for contamination
    • Excellent temperature resistance optimizes performance in extreme environments
    • Delivers low extractables, outgassing, and particle generation for ultra-high purity applications
    • Excellent compression set offers enhanced sealing force retention and seal life
    • Proportionate polymer and catalyst simplify the mixing process
    • Optically transparent

    3M™ Dyneon™ Translucent Perfluoroelastomer System PFE 301Z is an advanced perfluoroelastomer system that incorporates polymer and catalyst technologies. It is a high-temperature perfluoroelastomer crumb and curative kit, containing two 1 kg bags of 3M™ Dyneon™ Translucent Perfluoroelastomer PFE 301TZ and one 25 g bottle of 3M™ Dyneon™ PFE 301C catalyst, designed for producing translucent parts.

    Packaged for Easy Cleanroom Handling
    3M™ Dyneon™ Translucent Perfluoroelastomer System PFE 301Z is an advanced perfluoroelastomer system that incorporates polymer and catalyst technologies. For best results and to reduce chances for contamination, dedicated mixing, extrusion and molding equipment in a cleanroom environment is recommended for processing this material. To help achieve that goal, PFE 301Z comes in smaller, easy-to-store packages that make cleanroom handling easier. The packages contain proportionate polymer and catalyst to further simplify the mixing process and help save time and increase throughput.

    Due to the nature of the perfluoroelastomer materials, Dyneon translucent perfluoroelastomer system PFE 301Z is best suited for open-mill mixing techniques. PFE 301Z, like most perfluoroelastomers, builds heat rapidly during mixing. For best results, we recommend that roll temperature is controlled between 20-30°C (70-90°F).

    Designed for Extreme Environments
    Dyneon translucent perfluoroelastomer system PFE 301Z is a high-temperature kit with excellent temperature resistance, optimizing performance in extreme environments. It is formulated to withstand continuous, in-service temperatures up to 300°C with peaks up to 350°C.

    In addition to this extreme-environment capability, PFE 301Z compounds are very easy to extrude and show excellent moldability. The recommended molding temperature range is 155-165°C (311-330°F). At this temperature, the material exhibits good flow behavior with excellent mold release.

    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™ Translucent Perfluoroelastomer System PFE 301Z 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.

    Recommended Applications

    • Seals
    • Molding
    • Extrusion

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