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Parco Adds Ten Compound Selection Tools to Web Site

  • Posted by Parco Inc on November 1, 2004

Ontario, California, November 1, 2004.  Parco, Inc., a leading manufacturer of high-performance seals, today added ten compound selection tools to its web site.

Parco has enhanced its web site by adding a Compounds section which includes ten easy-to-use tools to help you select the right compound for your application.  These compound selection tools are as follows:

  • Chemical Resistance
  • ASTM D2000 Specifications
  • Military and Industry Specifications
  • Compound Descriptions and Cross Reference
  • UL-Listed Compounds
  • QPL-Listed Compounds
  • FDA-Conforming Compounds
  • Peroxide-Cured Compounds
  • Colored Compounds
  • O-ring Shelf Life.

Parco is an industry leader in the development of proprietary rubber compounds. Our seals are available in 340 compounds, more than 25 percent of which were introduced in the last five years.
Parco offers compounds in 15 elastomers: nitrile (Buna-N), hydrogenated nitrile (HNBR), fluorocarbon (Viton® and Fluorel®), silicone, fluorosilicone, ethylene-propylene (EPR, EPDM), neoprene, polyacrylate, polyurethane (AU/EU), butyl, styrene-butadiene (SBR), Hydrin®, Hypalon®, Aflas®, and natural rubber.

For specific information about Parco compounds, or for help in selecting which compound is best suited for your sealing application, you can also refer to our Elastomer Selection Guide.If you need a special compound, we can develop one for you.

The addition of the Compounds section to Parco’s web site is the latest in a series of enhancements to provide more information about the company and its products.

Please visit Parco’s web site at  If you have additional compound questions, feel free to e-mail one of our chemists at

Viton® is a trade name of DuPont Performance Elastomers.