EKI 5001 PE backing rod

  • Raw Material: PE foam
  • Color: dark grey, grey
  • Density: 30 kg/m³
  • Self adhesive: not possible
  • Suitable for: Backing rod for sealants with large joint gradients.
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Grey PE backing rod that is fully compressible, used to fill joints with sealants. Used for: backing rod for sealants with large joint gradients.

Product attributes

General Description
Raw material PE  
Material type foam  
Profiles cord  
Version open cell, closed skin  
Color dark grey, grey  
Density 30 kg/m³
Range: 25 kg/m³ to 35 kg/m³
Standard: DIN EN ISO 845
Possibilities Material
Self adhesive not possible  
Profile shape cord  
Cord smallest diameter Ø30 mm  
Cord largest diameter Ø30 mm  
Cell linking cross linked  
Made up from how many layers? from 1 layer  
Technical Properties Material
FMVSS302 compliant  
Temperature -40 °C to +90 °C intermittent +100 °C  
Linear shrinkage 22h, 70 °C < 5%  
Compression set: 25%, 22 h, 23 °C: na 0,5h < 30% (DIN EN ISO 1856)  
Compression set: 25%, 22h, 23 °C: na 24h < 20% (DIN EN ISO 1856)  
Tensile strength 175 kPa (DIN EN ISO 1798)
Limit: > 150 kPa
Elongation 135% (DIN EN ISO 1798)
Limit: > 110%
Maximum % of compression 80%  
Applications, Standards
UV resistance good  
Ozone resistance good  
Contact with polycarbonate, perspex good  
REACH compliant  
RoHS compliant  
Recyclable compliant  
CFC and HCFC free compliant  
Shelf life 2 year(s)  
HS code 39173900  


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