Vorbeck Introduces Vor-flex™ Engineered HNBR Elastomer: Rubber Reinforced with Vor-x® Graphene

JESSUP, Md., Sept. 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vorbeck Materials Corp., the leader in award-winning graphene technology, is announcing the introduction of Vor-flex™ 50, the first in a new family of graphene-enhanced, engineered elastomer products made using Vorbeck’s proprietary Vor-x® technology.

John Lettow, PhD, CEO, Vorbeck Materials Corp., Jessup, Maryland USA


Vor-flex(TM) 50 graphene enhanced advanced elastomer features Superlative Mechanical Strength, Temperature and Fatigue Resistance for Automotive, Petrochemical, Aerospace and Apparel Applications http://bit.ly/2dgi9Kc


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Vor-x® provides Vor-flex™ 50‘s hydrogenated nitrile butadiene rubber (HNBR) with extreme strength at low deformation (high modulus) and the ability to withstand temperature spikes up to 200⁰F above the rated working temperature of HNBR. Vor-flex™ 50 has a nominal tensile strength of 3500 psi and a Shore A hardness of 88.

“Vor-flex’s high temperature stability allows it to serve in some of the most demanding environments, such as those found in automotive and petrochemical applications,” said John Lettow, Ph.D., Founder and President of Vorbeck Materials. “Vor-flex is also an ideal choice for making custom gaskets to serve in severe applications as it provides a very tough seal, resistant to chemicals and fuels,” said Lettow.

Vor-flex™ 50 is available for purchase online in a variety of commercially relevant sizes of sheet form at http://store.vorbeck.com/collections/vor-flex-engineered-elastomers/products/vor-flex-50.

Inquiries regarding custom moldings, reformulations, and applications using Vor-flex™ as a compound are welcome, and quotations are available upon request. Special formulations of Vor-flex™ can also be made electrically conductive. For more information, visit vorbeck.com or call +1-301-497-9000.

About Vorbeck Materials Corp.

Vorbeck Materials is a global leader in graphene products and solutions. Born out of Professor Ilhan Aksay’s Princeton Research Lab, Vorbeck is now bringing products to market with some of the most well recognized brands and institutions in the world. Vorbeck has the capability to integrate this groundbreaking material seamlessly into products that are ready to ship. Vorbeck’s award-winning, patented technology is based on single-atom thick graphene sheets: it has applicability for Antennas, RFID, Wearables, Next Generation Battery Development, Composites, and Conductive Inks. For more information, visit www.vorbeck.com or call +1-301-497-9000.


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