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Old 05-26-2008, 01:44 PM   #11
Wallowa
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No I Don't But..

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Originally Posted by klm4755
Wallowa,
The O-rings were from manufacture DID and were from spare master links (what I had available). I do not know their material composition. I assume some type of rubber compound and that all vendors O-rings would be fairly material consistant. If you can tell me a (simple) way to test the spare O-ring to determine it's compound let me know and/or perhaps other members will chime in.
Keithm
No I don't but a number of years [20] ago the o-rings I used to use in my profession went to silicon from rubber...silicon lasts a lot longer and less UV damage..that is why I asked..just curiosity..you are correct I will bet that all o-ring chain manuf use the same material and I will also bet it is silicon..

Good job on test...but you have WAY too much spare time!
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