Chemical Resistance of Rubber

Rubber

SB

S

B

N

Chemical        
Inorganic-        
Moderate chemical(wet or dry) 1 1 1 1
Strong and oxiding Chemical 4 4 2 4
Most gases (except ozone) 6 6 4 4
Ozone 7 7 1 7
Organic        
Most hydrocarbons 7 7 6 2
Aromatic hydrocarbons 7 7 7 6
Alcohols 2 2 1 2
Aldehydes 6 7 1 7
Ketones 6 7 2 7
Acids 2 3 1 2
Esters 6 6 4 6
Ethers 6 6 4 6
Halogenated hydrocarbons 7 7 7 6
Nitro hydrocarbons 2 4 2 7
Mercaptons 7 7 7 7
Petroleum solvents 7 7 7 4
Coal tar solvents 7 7 7 4
Animol and vegetable oil 6 6 2 1

SPECFIC CHEMICAL RESISTANCE

Rubber

NR

S

B

N

Chemical        
Acetaldehyde 4 7 1 7
Acetamide 4 4 3 1
Acetic acid-vapours 3 2 1 2
Crude or pure 3 3 2 3
Hot, High Pressure 7 7 7 6
Acetic acid-giacial 1 2 3 2
Acetic any hydride 1 2 2 2
Acetone 2 2 1 7
Acetophenone 4 7 1 7
Acetylene 1 1 1 1
Acrylonitrile 1 7 3 7
Air, Circulating, 400 F 7 7 7 7
Aluminum salts 1 1 1 1
Ammonia gas, cold 1 1 1 1
Hot 4 4 7 4
Hot 4 4 1 2
Ammonium Carbonate - - - 7
Ammonium hydroxide 2 2 1 2
Ammonium Salts 1 1 1 1
Amyl acetate 4 7 - 7
Amyl alcohol 1 1 1 1
Amyl borate 7 7 7 1
Amyl chloronaphthalene 7 7 7 1
Amyl naphthalene 7 7 7 5
Aniline 1 2 2 7
Aniline dyes 1 2 2 7
Aniline hydrochloride 1 - - -
Animal oil (lard oil) 7 - 1 1
Aqua regia (conc.) 7 7 3 7
Arsenic acid 1 - - -
Asphalt 7 7 7 1
ASTM oils,1,2 and 3 7 7 7 1
Bardol B 7 7 7 5
Bardol B 1 1 1 1
Braium salts 1 1 1 1
Beer 1 1 1 4
Beet sugar liquors 1 1 1 1
Benzene (benzol) 7 7 4 7
Benzoldehyde 6 7 1 7
Benzyl alcohol 1 3 1 7
Benzyl alcohol 4 7 1 7
Benzyl chloride 4 5 1 7
Blake sulphate liquor 1 1 1 1
Blast furnace gas 4 4 4 3
Borax 1 1 1 1
Boric acid 1 1 1 1
Bormine 7 7 7 7
Bormine 7 7 5 2
Butyl acetyl 7 7 3 7
Butyl acetyl ricinaleate 5 7 1 4
Butyl alcohol 1 1 1 1
Butyl stearate 7 7 7 1
Calcium hydroxide 1 1 1 1
Calcium salts 1 1 1 1
Cane sugar liquors 1 1 1 1
Carbitol 3 3 1 1
Carbolic acid (phenol) 4 5 1 6
Carbon Bisulphide 7 7 7 3
Carbon dioxide 1 1 1 1
Carbon acid 1 1 1 1
Carbon monoxide, hot 2 2 1 2
Carbon tetrachlodide 7 7 7 4
Castor oil 1 1 1 1
Cellosolev 3 3 1 1
Cellosolev, acetate 3 3 1 7
Cellosolve, butyl 1 1 1 1
Cellosolve, butyl 7 7 - 1
Chlorine 5 5 4 -
Chlorinated salt brine 1 - - -
Chlorinated solvents 7 7 7 6
Chlorinated acid - 4 - 4
Chlorobenzene 7 7 7 7
Chloroform 7 7 7 7
0-Chloronaphtalene 7 7 7 7
1-Chloro 1-nitro ethane 7 7 7 7
Chlorosulphonic acid 7 5 7 4
Chlorotolvene 7 7 7 7
Chlorax 1 - - -
Chrome plating solutions 7 7 - 7
Chromic acid 7 7 2 7
Citric acid 1 1 1 1
Circo light process oil 7 7 5 1
Cocoanut oil 1 - - -
Coke oven gas 5 5 5 4
Copper salts 1 1 1 1
Corn oil 7 7 1 1
Corn oil 7 7 1 1
Creosote oil 7 7 7 1
Creosote (wood coal tar) 6 7 6 6
Cresol, Cresylic acid 7 7 7 1
Cyclohexanone 7 7 3 7
Cyclohexanone 7 7 7 7
Dibenzyiether 7 7 1 7
Dibutyl phthalate 7 7 4 7
P-Dichlorobenzene 7 7 7 4
Dicyclohexylamine 7 7 7 2
Diethylamine 1 1 1 2
Diethylene glycol 1 1 1 1
Diethylene ether 7 7 7 1
Di-isopropul ketone 5 5 2 7
Dimethyl aniline 7 7 6 7
Dioxane 7 7 1 7
Dioxolane 5 7 6 7
Dipentene 7 7 7 2
Dioctyl phthalate 7 7 4 2
Diphenyl 7 7 7 7
Diphenyl oxides(Dowtherm) 7 7 7 7
Etheonolamine 1 1 1 1
Ethyl alcohol 1 1 1 1
Ethyl acetate 6 6 2 6
Ethyl acetoacetate 1 1 1 7
Ethyl benzene 7 7 7 5
Ethyl cellulose 2 2 3 2
Ethyl chloride 1 2 1 2
Ethylene chlorohydrins 3 3 1 7
Ethylene diamine 1 2 1 1
Ethylene dichloride 7 7 7 4
Ethyl ether 7 7 5 4
Ethylene glycol 1 1 1 1
Ethyl meracoptan 7 7 7 7
Ethyl oxalate 1 1 1 7
Ethyl pentachlorobenzene 7 7 7 4
Ethyl silscate 3 3 1 1
Fatty acid 5 5 3 10
Ferric chloride 1 1 1 1
Ferric and ferrous sulphate 1 1 1 1
Flourboric acid 1 - - -
Flourobenzene 7 7 7 7
Flousilicic acid 1 - - -
Freon No.12 7 5 5 1
Freon No.21 7 7 7 1
Fuel oil, acidic 7 7 7 1
Fumaric acid 1 - - -
Furan, furfuan 7 7 3 7
Futural 4 5 1 7
Galilicacid 1 - - -
Gasoilne 7 7 7 1
Gelatin 1 1 1 1
Glucose 1 1 1 1
Glue 1 1 1 1
Glycerin 1 1 1 1
Green sulphate liquor 1 1 1 1
Halowax oil 7 7 7 7
N-Hexoldehyde 7 7 1 7
Hexone 7 7 7 1
Hydraulic oil - - 1 1
Hydrobromic acid 1 5 1 4
Hydrochloric acid, coal 1 2 1 1
Hot 7 7 1 4
Hot 2 3 - 3
Hydrofluoric acid        
Cold, medium cone 3 3 1 2
Hot, concentrated 6 6 3 7
Hydrofluosilicic acid 1 3 1 3
Hydrogen peroxide 2 2 1 1
Hydrogen sulphide 1 1 1 1
Hypochlorous acid 1 - - -
Hydroquinone 1 - - -
Isobutyl alcohol 1 2 1 3
Isopropyl acetate 4 7 1 7
Isopropyl alcohol 1 2 1 3
Isopropyl chloride 7 7 7 4
Isopropyl ether 7 7 7 1
Kerosene 7 7 7 1
Lacquers 7 7 6 7
Lacquer solvents 7 7 6 7
Lactic acid 1 1 1 1
Lard 7 4 3 1
Lead acetate 1 - - -
Lead nitrate 1 - - -
Linseed oil 6 6 1 1
Lime bleach 1 - - -
Lubricating oils 7 7 7 1
Lye solution 1 - - -
Magnesium hydroxide 1 1 1 1
Magnesium salts 1 1 1 1
Maleic acid 1 - - -
Maleic anhydride 1 - - -
Maleic acid 1 - - -
Mercuric 1 1 1 1
Mercury 1 1 1 1
Mesitityl oxide 7 7 4 7
Methyl alcohol 1 1 1 1
Methyl ethyl ketone 7 7 4 7
Methyl chloride 5 5 2 5
Methyl formate 4 4 3 7
Methyl isobutyl ketone 7 7 4 7
Methyl methacrylate 7 7 4 7
Methyl salicylate - - - 7
Mineral oil 6 6 3 1
Mono bromobenzene 7 7 7 7
Mono chlorobenzene 7 7 7 7
Mono methyl ether 3 3 1 1
Mustard 1 - - -
Naphtha 7 7 7 2
Naphthalene 7 7 7 7
Naphthenic acid - - - 1
Natural gas 3 3 7 1
Nevoll, nevilae 7 7 1 4
Nickel salts 1 1 1 1
Nitric acid 1 1 1 1
Nitrobenzene 6 7 1 6
Nitroethane 1 3 1 7
Nitromethane 1 1 1 7
1-Nitropropane 4 4 1 7
Oleic acid 4 4 1 4
Oleum spirts 6 6 - 1
Oxalic acid 3 3 1 3
Oxalic acid 3 3 1 2
500 F, 9 Or over 7 7 7 7
Ozone 7 7 1 7
Palmitic acid 3 3 1 1
Petroleum oils 4 4 7 4
Petroleum oils 7 7 7 7
Phenyl ethyl ether 7 7 7 7
Phenyl hydrazine 1 3 4 7
Phorone 7 7 1 7
Phenol 5 7 1 7
Phosphoric acid 2 3 1 2
Phosphorus trichloride - - - 4
Picric acid 3 3 3 2
Pinene 7 7 7 2
Pine oil 7 7 7 3
Piperidene 7 7 7 7
Plating solution-Chrome 7 - - -
Others 1 1 1 1
Potassium hydroxide 1 1 1 2
Potassium salts 1 1 1 1
Producer gas 7 7 - 1
Propane 7 7 7 1
Producer alcohol 1 1 1 1
Pyridine 7 7 1 7
Pyroligneoug acid 1 3 1 5
Pyrrole 3 3 7 7
Chemical        
Sal ammoniac 1 1 1 1
Salicylic acid 1 - - -
Sewage 1 1 1 1
Silver nitrate 1 - - -
Skellysolve ,B,C,E, 7 7 7 1
Sodium hydroxide 1 1 1 2
Sodium salts 1 1 1 1
Soybean oil 6 6 1 1
Stannic (ous) chloride 1 13 1 1
Steam,<500 F 2 3 1 2
<500 F 7 7 - 7
Stearic acid 3 3 1 3
Stoddae’s solvent 7 7 7 2
Styrene 7 7 7 6
Sucros solutions 1 1 1 1
Sulphur 3 3 1 1
Sulphur chloride 7 7 7 4
Sulphur dioxide (tri) 3 3 1 4
Sulphur acid, cold 2 2 1 4
Hot, concentrated 7 7 3 7
Fuming 7 7 7 7
Sulphurous acid 1 2 1 2
Tannic acid 1 3 1 2
Tar, bituminous 3 4 7 1
Tartaric acid 1 1 1 1
Terpineol 7 7 3 1
P-Tertiary butyl catechol 4 3 1 7
Tartiary butyl mercaptan 7 7 7 7
Tetralin 7 7 7 4
Toluene 7 7 7 4
Triacetin 1 1 1 1
Tributyl phosphate 3 4 3 7
Tributoxy ethyl phosphate 3 3 3 7
Tricresyl phosphate 1 2 1 7
Triethanol amine 1 1 1 1
Trichloroethylene (triad) 7 7 7 7
Turpentine 7 7 7 1
Turpentine 4 4 1 1
Whiskey, wines 1 1 1 1
Xylene 7 7 7 7
Zeolites 1 - - -
Zinc salts 1 1 1 1

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