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Urethane & Polyurethane Chemical Compatibility

Urethane & Polyurethane Chemical Compatibility

Key for the Compatibility List

Degradation – Any physical change in the material: Swelling, discoloration, curling, etc.

Degradation Rating – 0 = None; 1 = Slight; 2 = Significant

 

Chemical NameChemical ClassDegradation RatingSeal RatingOverall Compatibility RatingComments
AcetoneKetone10GoodSlight swelling after 4 hours
Chlorine Standard Solution (1000ppm)Halogen00 Good
Ethanol (95%)Alcohol00 Good
Hydraulic FluidAliphatic Hydrocarbon00 Good
Hydrochloric Acid (18.5%)Inorganic Acid00 Good
Hydrogen Peroxide (30%)Peroxide00 Good
Isopropyl AlcoholHydroxylic Compound00 Good
Mineral OilPetroleum Hydrocarbon00 Good
Chlorine Bleach (5% Sodium Hypochlorite)Inorganic Halogen10 GoodSlight discoloration and became tacky after 4 hours
Sodium Hydroxide (40%)Inoragnic Base00 Good
Sulfuric Acid (50%)Inoragnic Acid10 GoodSlight discoloration and became tacky after 4 hours
XyleneAromatic Hydrocarbon10 GoodSlight swelling after 4 hours
GasolinePetroleum Hydrocarbon10 GoodSlight swelling after 4 hours
AntifreezeGlycol Ether00 Good
Diesel FuelPetroleum Hydrocarbon10 GoodSlight swelling after 4 hours

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