Trelleborg Sealing Solutions announces its Turel® E7Y30 ethylene propylene diene rubber (EPDM) compound has been specifically engineered to meet NSF/ANSI 61 regulations and to provide effective, automated assembly of seals. With a hardness of 70 durometers, the sealing material provides reduced friction, which leads to reduced abrasive wear and increased life. It has been tested and approved for joining and sealing materials that come into contact with drinking water, meeting NSF/ANSI 61 Section 6 requirements, as well as NSF/ANSI 61 Section 9 regarding installation in end-point devices intended to dispense water for human ingestion. Turel E7Y30 is ideal for products such as faucets, valves, water heaters, ice makers, pumps, filters, meters and fittings. The compound has excellent chloramine and chlorine resistance and can be supplied in various seal types, such as O-rings, square rings and gaskets.