High-Performance Seals for Today's Engines and Power Trains
Specialized, high-performance automotive seals, O-rings and gaskets made with Viton® are designed to meet the demands of oxygenate-rich gasolines, harsh engine oils and high engine temperatures. As a result, Viton® can play an important part in helping vehicles meet more stringent emissions standards, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and adhere to stricter standards and specifications.
Made for Today's Engines
The automotive industry's increasingly stringent emissions regulations, the increase in manufacturer warranty times and the elevation in engine temperatures re-set the checklist for material properties required for today's fuel and engine oils.
These fuels can cause swelling, deterioration and increased permeation through many elastomeric materials. At the same time, smaller engines often use turbocharging or exhaust gas recirculation to boost performance, while meeting stringent emissions standards.
The result is a need for automotive seals that can maintain long-term high performance under challenging conditions.
The benefits of using Viton® for automotive uses include:
Property benefits of using Viton® include:
Cutting Carbon Gases
Reducing carbon released into the atmosphere is a global priority, and new emissions requirements reflect that important fact. Engineers and designers are looking at every part with emissions regulations in mind. Viton® is already being used in many innovative ways in Europe, Asia, and the U.S. to help meet the new emission regulations.
Automotive Fuel Systems
Meeting Standards Worldwide
We are collaborating with parts and vehicle OEMs worldwide to meet the challenge of reducing emissions and cutting greenhouse gases.
Our global innovation centers and local experts can assist by suggesting Viton® types, startingpoint formulations, validation testing and specifications to select the right Viton® for the application(s), including:
As emissions standards continue to evolve, there is peace of mind in knowing that a Viton® sealing solution specified, developed and tested locally, can be relied on to perform on global OEM platforms.