Mar 5, 2015
The origin of EPDM starts with its patent in 1967 by Everett T. McDonel, Brecksville, and Parviz Hamed, in Akron, Ohio. This type of synthetic rubber, ethylene propylene diene monomer, or simply referred to as EPDM rubber, has uses in many different applications. This is an M-Class rubber where the M refers to its classification in ASTM standard D-1418. EPDM has a wide variety of application in the rubber molding industry and molded or extruded at Stern Rubber Company.