Viton is a brand of FKM, a synthetic rubber and fluoropolymer elastomer commonly used in O-rings, chemical-resistant seals, and other moulded or extruded goods. The name is a registered trademark of The Chemours Company.
Viton™ high-performance fluoroelastomers withstand the harshest environments to deliver superior performance. When Viton™ was developed in 1957, it was meant to meet the needs of the aerospace industry for a high performing seal elastomer. Since then, the high-performance fluoroelastomer has been expanded to many other industries—especially in the automotive, fluid power, appliance, and chemical fields. With over half a century of proven performance, Viton™ fluoroelastomers have developed a reputation for outstanding performance in high temperatures and extremely corrosive environments.