Materials

5440

Our 5440 foam is a black closed-cell 7.5 PCF / 120 kg/m³ EPDM 2A2 /RE42 grade product. This material is used in automotive electrical components due to its high resistance to corrosion. 5440 EPDM has good UV resistance capabilities and is suitable for outdoor applications and contains NO Sulphur. It has a very good Air+UV resistance and an Ozone resistance of 48H/200pphm as tested by ASTM D1149.

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Product Description

Our 5440 foam is a black closed-cell 7.5 PCF / 120 kg/m³ EPDM 2A2 /RE42 grade product. This material is used in automotive electrical components due to its high resistance to corrosion. 5440 EPDM has good UV resistance capabilities and is suitable for outdoor applications and contains NO Sulphur. It has a very good Air+UV resistance and an Ozone resistance of 48H/200pphm as tested by ASTM D1149.

Measurements

Shore Hardness

45 - 55

Density

6.2 - 8.7PCF (lb/ft³)

100 - 140Kg/m³

Compression

5 - 9psi

34 - 62kPA

Service Temperature

-40 - 266°F

-40 - 130°C

Technical Data

Item Specs Test Method
Grade 2A2/RE42 ASTM D 1056
Density (PCF) (kg/m3) 6.2 – 8.7 PCF 100 – 140 kg/m3 ISO 845-88
ASTM D 1056
Compression Deflection (CFD)
(psi) (kPa)
5 – 9 psi @25%
34 – 62 kPa @ 25%
ASTM D 1056
Shore Hardness OO (Durometer) 45 – 55 ASTM D 2240
50% Compression Set (%), room temp, 22h 25 max ASTM D 1056
Tensile Strength (psi) (kPa) 65.2 psi
450 kPa
ASTM D 412
Elongation % >150% ASTM D 412
Tear Strength Resistance (lb/in) 16 ASTM D 624
Water Absorption by Weight % <5% ASTM D 1056
Accelerated Age Testing:
7 days @ 70°C Change in CFD%
<5% ASTM D 1056
Service Temperature (°C) (°F)
– Low
– High
– High Intermittent
-40°C | -40°F
95°C | 203°F
130°C | 266°F
ASTM D 1056
Flame Resistance Pass @ 3/16″ and higher FMVSS 302
Industry and OEM Specifications:
Jacobs and Thompson Inc. certifies
that the following product meets the
required specifications;
WSK-M2D-419-A Type 3
FMVSS302
VW 50180