Abréviations standards des matériaux caoutchouteux

Basées sur les recommandations de l’ISO R1629 et de l’ASTM D 1418.

ABR Acrylate-butadiene rubber
ACM Copolymer of ethyl or other acrylates and a small amount of a monomer which facilitates vulcanization
AECO Terpolymer of allyl glycidyl ether, ethylene oxide and epichlorhydrin
AEM Copolymer of ethyl or other acrylate and ethylene
AFMU Terpolymer of tetrafluoroethylene, trifluoronitromsomethane and nitrosoperfluorobutyric
ANM Copolymer of ethyl or other acrylate and acrylonitrile
AU Polyester urethane
BIIR Bromo-isobutene-isoprene rubber (brominated buytl rubber)
BR Butadiene rubber
CFM Polychlorotrifluoroethylene
CIIR Chloro-isobutene-isoprene rubber (chlorinated rubber)
CM Chlorinated polyethylene
CO Epichlorhydrin rubber
CR Chloroprene rubber
CSM Chlorosulphonated polyethylene
ECO Ethylene oxide and epichlorhydrin copolymer
EAM Ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer
EPDM Terpolymer of ethylene, propylene and a dienne with the residual unsaturated portion of the diene in the side chain
EPM Ethylene-propylene copolymer
EU Polyether urethane
FFKM Perfluoro rubber of the polymethylene type having all substituent groups on the polymer chain either fluoro, perfluoroalkyl or perfluoroalkoxy groups
FKM Fluororubber of the polymethylene type having substituent fluoro and perfluoroalkoxy groups on the main chain
FVMQ Silicone rubber having fluorine, vinyl and methyl substituent groups on the polymer chain
GPO Polypropylene oxide rubber
IIR Isobutene-isoprene rubber (butyl rubber)
IM Polyisobutene
IR Isoprene rubber (synthetic)
MQ Silicone rubber having only methyl substituent groups on the polymer chain
NBR Nitrile-butadiene rubber (nitrile rubber)
NIR Nitrile-isoprene rubber
NR Natural rubber
PBR Pyridine-butadiene rubber
PMQ Silicone rubber having both methyl and phenyl groups on the polymer chain
PSBR Pyridine-styrene-butadiene rubber
PVMQ Silicone rubber having methyl, phenyl and vinyl substituent groups on the polymer chain
Q Rubber having silicone in the polymer chain
SBR Styrene-butadiene rubber
T Rubbers having sulphur in the polymer chain (excluding copolymers based on CR)
VMQ Silicone rubber having both methyl and vinyl substituent groups in the polymer chain
XNBR Carboxylic-nitrile butadiene rubber (carboxynitrile rubber)
XSBR Carboxylic-styrene butadiene rubber
Y Prefix indicating thermoplastic rubber
YBPO Thermoplastic block polyether-polyester rubbers