Nitrile (Buna-N or NBR)
Nitrile rubber is a copolymer of butadiene and acrylonitrile. In addition to its excellent elastomeric properties, it is resistant to oil, caustics, and aliphatic hydrocarbons. Nitrile is not suitable for solvents and chlorinated hydrocarbons. Its maximum temperature limit is 212º F. Nitrile Rubber is also referred to as Buna-N Rubber or NBR. Review below the Nitrile categorys to choose the best type of Nitrile rubber for your application.