TANGO Family (Rubber-like)

The family of Rubber-like materials (Tango family) offers a variety of elastomer characteristics including Shore scale A hardness, elongation at break, tear resistance and tensile strength.

Rubber-like material is useful for many applications including: exhibition and communication models, rubber surrounds and over-molding, soft-touch coatings and nonslip surfaces, knobs, grips, pulls, handles, gaskets, seals, hoses, footwear.

Tango Family includes: TangoGray, TangoBlack, TangoPlus, TangoBlackPlus.

Mechanical Properties Test Method English Metric
Tensile Strength (TangoPlus, TangoBlackPlus) ASTM D412 115-220 psi 0.8-1.5 MPa
Tensile Stregth (TangoGray) ASTM D412 435-725 psi 3-5 MPa
Tensile Stregth (TangoBlack) ASTM D412 115-350 psi 1.8-2.4 MPa
Tensile Elongation (TangoPlus, TangoBlackPlus) ASTM D412 170-220% 170-220%
Tensile Elongation (TangoBlack, TangoGray) ASTM D412 44-55% 44-55%
Compressive Set (TangoPlus, TangoBlackPlus) ASTM D395 4-5% 4-5%
Compressive Set (TangoBlack, TangoGray) ASTM D395 0.5-1.5% 0.5-1.5%
Tensile Tear Resistance (TangoPlus, TangoBlackPlus) ASTM D624 18-22 lb/in 2-4 Kg/cm
Compressive Set (TangoGray) ASTM D624 50-60 lb/in 8-12 Kg/cm
Tensile Tear Resistance (TangoBlack) ASTM D624 18-24 lb/in 3-5 Kg/cm
Other Test Method Value Available Colors
Shore Hardness (A) (TangoPlus, TangoBlackPlus) Scale A 26-28
Traslucent Amber
Light Gray
Shore Hardness (A) (TangoGray) D2240 Scale A 73-77
Shore Hardness (A) (TangoBlack) D2240 Scale A 60-62
Polymerized density (TangoPlus, TangoBlackPlus, TangoBlack) ASTM D792 1.12-1.13 g/cm3
Polymerized density (TangoGray) ASTM D792 1.16-1.17 g/cm3