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Materials for oil & gas applications

A range of industry leading materials specified by OEMs and third party and validated to the toughest of the industry's test and approval regimes.

Our high performance fluoroelastomer (FKM), hydrogenated nitrile (HNBR) and aflas based (FEPM) elastomers are specified worldwide by customers who need top quality materials that are validated and proven to operate:

  • At extremes of temperature
  • Under rapid gas decompression (RGD) conditions
  • In chemically aggressive and abrasive environments
  • To tight performance specifications
  • Where failure could have significant health and safety, environmental or financial implications

Elastomer guide for oil and gas industry applications


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Whilst a decision on the proposed PFAS regulation, and the likely timeline for implementation, are still being considered by the ECHA, James Walker is proactively looking at, and qualifying, alternative materials and working with its suppliers to ensure sealing materials are available that will offer the required levels of performance and be compliant with any proposed regulations.

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