Shore hardness

Shore hardness

[′shȯr ‚härd·nəs]
(engineering)
A method of rating the hardness of a metal or of a plastic or rubber material.
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These reportedly odorless grades are formulated to provide high flow, flexibility (28A and 68A Shore hardness), excellent cold-weather stability, UV stability, good surface finish, and resistance to chorine and most sanitizers as well as many cleaning products.
ALBIS PLASTIC GmbH is expanding its portfolio of thermoplastic elastomers by including polyamide adhesion modified ALFATERXL compounds available in shore hardness A55, A70 and A85.
* Availability with elastomer Shore hardness values of 98A or 64D.
The BericapValve is available in various shore hardness and cut lengths in order to suit various products other than honey, ketchup and chocolate syrup, all having individual viscosities.
It also has a tensile strength of >4,000 psi, a shore hardness of >60, and an elongation of <5%.
Loctite 3974 Light Cure Adhesive has a shore hardness of A70 and an elongation of 100%, making it ideally suited for highly flexible components.
Once cured, the material exhibits a Shore hardness of 87D, flexural modulus of 330,000-380,000 psi, elongation of 10% 18%, notched Izod impact strength of 0.73 1.1 ft-lb/inch, and heat-deflection temperature of 144[degrees]F (62[degrees]C).
Two Tango materials are available: TangoBlack has a durometer (softness) of 61-A (Shore Hardness scale) and TangoGray has a durometer of 75-A.
The Forprene product line features a Shore hardness range from 35A to 60D, and is available in specific grades tailored for injection molding, extrusion, blow molding and calendering.
The company will soon announce additional J*Bond resins, including over-molding grades for ABS, polycarbonate and ABS-polycarbonate blends with hardness ranges from 50A Shore hardness to 75A.
The series B models are available in 10 standard sizes which can be configured to specific torsional stiffness ranges via choice of elastomer shore hardness ratings of 50, 60 and 70.