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Compound Suitability For Fluids Gases & Chemicals


The following data and information has been derived from many sources but should be regarded as a general guide only. Consideration of compound selection for any given application should be in association with pressure, temperature and media requirements.

Key To Symbols
AU      Polyurethane
EPM   Ethylene Propylene
FKM   Flourocarbon
IIR     Butyl
VMQ   Silicone
NBR   Medium Nitrile

Key To Rating Guide
A Satisfactory
B Fair
C Doubtful
D   Unsatisfactory
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Immersion Medium AU EPDM FKM IIR VMQ NBR Immersion Medium AU EPDM FKM IIR VMQ NBR
Acetaldehyde - - D A A D Hydrochloric Acid conc. D B B A B A
Acetic Acid Gas at 70°C C - D B B D Hydrogen A A A A A A
Acetic Acid Glacial D - D A A D Hydrogen Peroxide D A A A A A
Acetic Acid Diluted B A D A A D Linseed Oil B D A A D A
Acetone D A D A C D Lubricating Oil B D A D B A
Acetylene D A A A B A Mercuric Chloride D A A A A A
Acrylonitrile D D D B B D Mercury A A A A A A
Air A A A A A A Methyl Chloride D D A D D C
Air at 180°C D D A D A D Methyl Ethyl Ketone D B D B A D
Air With Oil Mist A D A D A A Methylene Dichloride D D B D D D
Ammonia D A D A D B Milk A A A A A A
Ammonium Hydroxide D A B A B B Mineral Oil A D A D A A
Aniline D D A B B D Naphtha C D A D C B
Asphalt C D A D B D Naphthalene B D A D C D
Beer A A A A A A Natural Gas A B A D B A
Benzene/Benzol D D A D D D Nitric Acid concentrated D D B D D D
Benzaldehyde C B C B B D Nitric Acid diluted D B A B B C
Blast Furnace Gas C C A C A B Nitro Benzene D D B C C D
Brake Fluid veg. D A D A C D Nitro Propane D B D B C D
Bromine Water D D A D D D Nitrogen A A A A A A
Bunker Oil C D A D B A Oleic Acid D D A D B A
Butane B D A D D A Oxygen at -40°C B A A B A B
Calcium Hydroxide D A A A A A Oxygen at 200°C C B B D A D
Calcium Hypochlorite D A A C C A Ozone C B B B A D
Carbolic Acid (phenol) D D B C D D Palmitic Acid D C A C D A
Carbon Bisulphide D D A D D D Paraffin D D A D D A
Carbon Dioxide
D A A A A A Petroleum Oils A D A D B A
Carbon Monoxide at 70°C C A B A A B Phenol D D B D D D
Castor Oil B B C B A D Phenyl Benzene D C A D D D
Chlorine C A B C D D Phenyl Ethyl Ether D C D D D D
Chlorinated Solvents D D A D D D Phenyl Hydrazine D D A C D D
Copper Sulphate D A A A C A Phorone - - - A A D
Cotton Seed Oil A D A D C A Phosphoric Acid 45% D A A A D B
Creosote C D A D D D Phosphoric Acid 45% 170°C D A A A D B
Cyclohexane A D A D D D Picric Acid diluted D A A A D A
Immersion Medium AU EPDM FKM IIR VMQ NBR Immersion Medium AU EPDM FKM IIR VMQ NBR
Diacetone Alcohol C A C A C D Piperdine D C D C D D
Dibutyl Phthalate A C B C A D Plating Solution (Chrome) D - C - C D
Dichlorobenzene C D A D D D Plating Solution (Others) C - A A C A
Diethylene Glycol A A A A B A Potassium Hydroxide D A A A D B
Diethyl Ether D B D B D D Producer Gas C A A A A A
Diethyl Sebacate D D C C C D Propane Gas B D A D C A
Dioctyl Phthalate D D B C A D Propylene - - A D - B
Dioxane D A D A D D Pyridine D B D B D D
Dipentene C D A D C B Pyrrole - C - D - D
Diphenyl C D C D C D Sal-Ammoniac C A - A B A
Epichlorohydrin - B D - - D Sewage C A A A A A
Ethylene - - A - - - Silicone Oils & Greases A A A A A A
Ethylacetate D B D A D D Silver Nitrate D A A A A A
Ethyl Alcohol A A A A A A Soap Solution A A A A C A
Ethyl Benzene C D B D D D Sodium Salts D A A A C A
Ethylene Oxide at 20°C D A D B C D Steam below 120°C D A B A A D
Ethylene Glycol D A A A A A Steam above 120°C D A B B B D
Fatty Acids A D A D B B Stearic Acid C B A B C A
Ferric Chloride C A A A C A Styrene D D B D D D
Ferric Sulphate C A A A B A Sulphur Chloride D D D D D D
Fluorine (Gas) D D A C D D Sulphur Dioxide dry D A A A D D
Fluorobenzene D D A D D D Sulphur Acid diluted D A A A A D
Formaldehyde D A A A C A Sulphuric Acid conc. D B A B D D
Formic Acid D B D B C D Sulphuric Acid Fuming D D B D D D
Freon 11 B B B D C B Tar D D A D D D
Freon 12 A - A A D B Terpinol D D A D D B
Freon 21 C D D C D D Toluene D D A D D D
Freon 22 D D D A D D Transformer Oil C D A D D B
Freon 113 A D B D C B Trichlorethylene triad D D A D D D
Freon 114 C - B A C A Turpentine D D A D D A
Furan D C D C C D Vaseline D B A D D A
Furfural D D D C B D Vegetable Oil B C A B D B
Gasoline U.S. spec B D A D D B Vinegar C A D A D D
Glucose D A A A A A Wines & Spirits D A A A A A
Glycerine D A A A A A Xylene D D A D D D
Glycols D A A A A A Zinc Salts D A A A D A
Hexane A D A D B A
Hydrazine B A A A D B
Hydrochloric Acid diluted D A A A A A
Hydrochloric Acid (dil) 70°C D A A A D D
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