ASTM D1418, ISO 1629 Designations: MQ, PMQ, VMQ, PVMQ

ASTM D2000 / SAE J200 Type/Class: FC, FE, GE

General Temperature Range: -100°F to +325° F




  • Wide temperature range
  • Excellent low temperature
  • Being compounded to have tensile in the area of 1500 PSI and tear up to 200 lbs.
  • Low compression set and good resilience.
  • Moderate solvent resistance.
  • Excellent heat resistance.
  • Good release characteristics.
  • Extreme low temperature properties.
  • High resistance to oxidation and ozone attack.




  • Moderately high cost
  • Attacked by EP gear lubes
  • High swell
  • Poor tear resistance
  • Poor abrasion wear resistance
  • Not recommended for most concentrated solvents, oils, concentrated acids and dilute sodium hydroxide.




  • Seals (static) for extreme temperature applications
  • Food applications
  • Medical devices
  • FDA applications



February 23rd
Here is a great article on grease compatibility . . .
The Skinny on Grease Compatibility

July 30th
 Here is a link to a great article about how to avoid particulate contamination . . . Obviously it goes without saying that a sealing...
How to Avoid Particulate Contamination