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Laboratory values only of typical material compounds at ambient temperature.
Test with sample before use - every application is unique.


Material Code:

NBR=Nitrile

FKM=Flourocarbon (Viton)

EPDM=Ethylene Propylene

POM=Acetal

PU=Polyurethane

PTFE=Polytetraflouroethylene (Teflon)

VMQ=Silicone

Compatibility Code:

1= Optimum compatibility

2=Compatible

3=Not compatible

 

FLUID NBR FKM
EPDM
POM
PU
POM
VMQ
Amonia, Liquid, Anhydrous
2
3
1
-
-
1
2
Amonia, Gas, Colds
1
3
1
-
-
1
1
ASTM oil #1
1
1
3
1
1
1
1
Benzene
3
1
3
3
-
1
3
Brake Fluid
3
3
1
-
-
1
3
Ethyl Alcohol
1
1
3
2
3
1
2
Fuel Oil
2
1
3
2
-
1
3
Gasoline
2
1
3
2
-
1
3
Glycerine
1
1
1
1
3
1
1
Glycols
1
1
1
1
-
1
1
Kerosene
2
1
3
1
2
1
3
Methyl Alcohol
1
3
1
3
-
1
1
Methyl Ethyl; Keytone
3
3
2
1
-
1
3
Mineral Grease
1
1
3
1
1
1
2
Mineral Oil
1
1
3
1
1
1
2
Ozone
3
1
1
-
1
1
1
Parafin
1
1
-
1
1
1
2
Petroleum Oil
1
1
3
1
-
1
3
Salt Water
1
1
1
1
2
1
1
Soap Solution
1
1
1
1
-
1
1
Sodium Hydroxide
2
2
1
-
3
1
1
Steam
3
3
1
1
3
1
3
Toluene
3
1
3
3
-
1
3
Vegetable Oil
1
1
3
1
-
1
1
Water
1
1
1
1
2
1
1
Hot Water
2
1
1
-
3
1
1
Water Glycol
1
1
1
1
2
1
1
Water Oil Emulsions
1
1
3
1
2
1
1