In order to ensure the high quality of our products, WAGU only uses raw materials from authorized, approved suppliers. Already at the time of delivery, our raw materials undergo a conscientious quality assurance and will only be released after successful tests for further processing.

Inventory-optimized storage capacities and raw materials available at short notice enable efficient production. In addition, we ensure the highest reproducibility of the compounds made for you through automated processes and individual test parameters.

The following basic polymers are available for the production of your individual rubber compound.

ElastomerIn accordance with DIN ISO 1629 (ASTM)FeaturesResistance to cold [°C]Resistance to heat [°C]Max. continuous load [°C]
Natural rubber NR Excellent features: good elasticity, high strength, low abrasion, good dynamic behavior -50 + 80 + 70
Polyisoprene rubber IR Similar to NR, good hysteresis features -50 + 90 + 80
Butadiene rubber BR Low abrasion, good vulcanization plateau, good workability -60 + 90 + 80
Styrene-butadiene rubber SBR Low abrasion, very high elasticity, good workability -40 + 100 + 90
Chloroprene rubber CR weather resistant, flame retardant, swelling resistant to certain oils, greases and solvents -40 + 110 + 100
Nitrile rubber NBR good oil resistance (swelling resistance against non-polar media), good mechanical properties, good gas and airtightness, suitable for conductive compounds -40 + 120 + 100
Hydrogenated nitrile rubber HNBR good oil resistance and heat resistance, very good mechanical features (high strength, low abrasion) -35 + 160 + 150
Carboxylated nitrile rubber XNBR increased wear resistance to NBR -40 + 120 + 100
Butyl rubber IIR/BIIR/CIIR excellent gas tightness, low swelling in polar media, electrically insulating (BIR) and chlorinated (CIIR) types available -40 + 130 + 120
Norbornene rubber NOR (PNR) low hardness settings possible at relatively high strengths, good damping properties -40 + 80 + 80
Ethylene propylene diene rubber EPDM very good aging resistance, ozone resistant, acid and alkali resistant, steam resistant, electrically insulating, resistant to polar media -45 + 150 + 130
Ethylene propylene rubber EPM very good aging resistance, ozone resistant, acid and alkali resistant, electrically insulating, resistant to polar media -45 + 150 + 130
Chlorinated polyethylene CM (CPE) excellent ozone and weather resistance, flame retardant, oil resistant, electrically insulating -40 + 150 + 130
Chlorosulphonated polyethylene CSM excellent weather resistance, color stable, flame retardant, acid and alkali resistant, electrically insulating -35 + 150 + 120
Ethylene vinyl acetate rubber EVM good compression set, high flexibility, medium oil resistance -25 + 130 + 105
Acrylate rubber ACM very good oil resistance (swelling resistance against non-polar media), ozone resistant -30 + 160 + 150
Ethylene acrylate rubber AEM good oil resistance and good heat resistance, low compression set -40 + 175 + 170
Tetrafluoroethylene propylene rubber FEPM very good resistance to strong acids and lyes and very good heat resistance, excellent oil resistance -30 + 230 + 200
Fluorine rubber FKM (FPM) excellent resistance to non-polar solvents (e.g., gasoline) and very good heat resistance, low compression set -40 + 250 + 200
Perfluoro rubber FFKM excellent chemical resistance, applicability under extreme conditions, low compression set -15 + 350 + 315
Epichlorohydrin rubber ECO Flame retardant, oil and solvent resistant, low gas permeability, good bending resistance -40 + 135 + 120
Polyurethane rubber AU/EU very low abrasion, very good mechanical properties (tear resistance, tear propagation resistance), resistance to various solvents -30 + 100 + 80

Highest Quality Right from the Beginning

Our raw materials are comprehensively tested after delivery and will only be released for further processing after positive results.


In addition to around 800 raw materials in stock, many more are available through approved suppliers at short notice.