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O-Ring Fluid Compatibility Guide - M's

(for reference only)

1 = Recommended  2 = Probably Satisfactory  3 = Marginal  4 = Not Recommended

Chemical/Media
Perfluoro-
elastomer
Viton®
ETP
Aflas®
TFE/P
Viton®
FKM
EPDM
P.C.
Buna-N
NBR
Silicone
Fluoro-
silicone
m-Chloroaniline 1 3 2 3 2 4 - -
m-Chlorobenzotrifluoride 1 1 - 1 4 4 4 2
Magnesium Chloride 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Magnesium Hydroxide 1 2 1 2 1 2 - -
Magnesium Salts 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Magnesium Sulfate 1 1 - 1 1 1 1 1
Magnesium Sulfite 1 1 - 1 1 1 1 1
MALATHION 1 1 - 1 4 2 4 2
Maleic Acid 1 1 1 1 4 4 - -
Maleic Anhydride 1 1 1 1 4 4 - -
Maleic Hydrazide 1 - - - - - - -
Malic Acid 1 1 1 1 4 1 2 1
Mandelic Acid 1 - - - - - - -
Manganese Acetate 1 - - - - - - -
Manganese Carbonate 1 - - - - - - -
Manganese Dioxide 1 - - - - - - -
Manganese Gluconate 1 - - - - - - -
Manganese Hypophosphite 1 - - - - - - -
Manganese Linoleate 1 - - - - - - -
Manganous Chloride 1 - - - - - - -
Manganous Phosphate 1 - - - - - - -
Manganous Sulfate, Aqueous 1 - - - - - - -
Mannitol 1 - - - - - - -
MEA (Ethanolamine) 1 4 - 4 2 4 2 4
Mercaptobenzothiazole (MBT) 1 1 1 1 1 3 - -
Mercuric Acetate 1 - - - - - - -
Mercuric Chloride 1 1 1 1 1 1 - -
Mercuric Cyanide 1 - - - - - - -
Mercuric Iodide 1 - - - - - - -
Mercuric Nitrate 1 - - - - - - -
Mercuric Sulfate 1 - - - - - - -
Mercurous Nitrate, Hydrated 1 - - - - - - -
Mercury 1 1 1 1 1 1 - -
Mercury Fulminate 1 - - - - - - -
Mercury Vapor 1 1 1 1 1 1 - -
Mesityl Oxide 1 4 4 4 2 4 4 4
Metaldehyde 1 - - - - - - -
Methacrylic Acid 1 3 2 3 2 4 4 4
Methane 1 1 2 1 4 1 4 2
Methanethiol 1 - - - - - - -
Methoxychlor 1 - - - - - - -
Methyl Abietate 1 - - - - - - -
Methyl Acetate 1 4 4 4 2 4 4 4
Methyl Acetoacetate 1 4 4 4 2 4 2 4
Methyl Acrylate 1 4 4 4 2 4 4 4
Methyl Alcohol (Methanol) 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1
Methyl Anthranilate 1 - - - - - - -
Methyl Benzoate 1 2 2 1 4 4 4 1
Methyl Bromide 1 1 2 1 4 2 - 1
Methyl Butyl Ketone 1 4 4 4 1 4 4 4
Methyl Carbonate 1 1 2 1 4 4 4 2
Methyl CELLOSOLVE 1 4 1 4 2 3 4 4
Methyl Cellulose 1 4 1 4 2 2 2 4
Methyl Chloride 1 1 4 2 3 4 4 2
Methyl Chloroacetate 1 - - - - - - -
Methyl Chloroform 1 2 4 2 4 4 4 2
Methyl Chloroformate 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 2
Methyl Chlorosilane 1 - - - - - - -
Methyl Cyclohexanone 1 - - - - - - -
Methyl Ether 1 1 4 1 2 1 1 1
Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK) 1 2 4 4 1 4 4 4
Methyl Ethyl Ketone Peroxide 1 4 - 4 4 4 2 4
Methyl Formate 1 4 4 4 2 4 - -
Methyl Hexyl Ketone 1 - - - - - - -
Methyl Iodide 1 - - - - - - -
Methyl Isobutyl Ketone (MIBK) 1 2 4 4 3 4 4 4
Methyl Isocyanate 1 - - - - - - -
Methyl Isopropyl Ketone 1 4 - 4 2 4 4 4
Methyl Lactate 1 - - - - - - -
Methyl Mercaptan 1 - - - 1 - - -
Methyl Methacrylate 1 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Methyl n-Amylketone 1 - - - - - - -
Methyl Oleate 1 1 - 1 2 4 - 2
Methyl Phenylacetate 1 - - - - - - -
Methyl Salicylate 1 - - - 2 4 - -
Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE) 1 2 2 4 3 3 - -
Methylacetophonone 1 - - - - - - -
Methylal 1 - - - - - - -
Methylallyl Chloride 1 - - - - - - -
Methylamine 1 - - - - - - -
Methylamyl Acetate 1 - - - - - - -
Methylamyl Alcohol 1 - - - - - - -
Methylbenzyl Alcohol 1 - - - - - - -
Methylcyclopentane 1 2 2 1 4 4 4 2
Methylene Bromide 1 1 - 1 4 2 - 1
Methylene Chloride 1 2 - 2 4 4 4 2
Methylene Iodide 1 - - - - - - -
Methylpentadiene 1 - - - - - - -
Methylpyrrolidine 1 - - - - - - -
Methylsulfuric Acid 1 - - - - - - -
MIL-F-25558 (RJ-1) 1 1 1 1 4 1 4 1
MIL-F-25656 (JP-6) 1 1 - 1 4 1 4 2
MIL-F-81912 (JP-9) 1 1 - 1 4 3 4 2
MIL-F-82522 (RJ-4) 1 1 - 1 4 2 4 1
MIL-H-8446 (MLO-8515) 1 1 1 1 4 2 4 1
MIL-L-23699 LUBRICANTS 1 1 1 1 4 2 4 2
MIL-L-7808 LUBRICANTS 1 1 1 1 4 2 4 2
MIL-R-25576 (RP-1) 1 1 1 1 4 1 4 1
MIL-S-3136 Type I Fuel 1 1 - 1 4 1 4 1
MIL-S-3136 Type II Fuel 1 1 - 1 4 2 4 2
MIL-S-3136 Type III Fuel 1 1 - 1 4 2 4 2
MIL-S-3136 Type IV Oil, High Swell 1 1 - 1 4 1 2 1
MIL-S-3136 Type IV Oil, Low Swell 1 1 - 1 4 1 3 1
MIL-S-3136 Type V Oil, Medium Swell 1 1 - 1 4 1 2 1
MIL-T-5624 (JP-3, JP-4, JP-5) 1 1 2 1 4 1 4 2
MIL-T-83133 (JP-8) 1 1 2 1 4 1 4 2
Milk 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Mineral Oil 1 1 1 1 3 1 2 1
Mixed Acid Etchants 1 2 3 3 4 4 4 4
MLO-7277, 7557 1 1 1 1 4 3 4 3
MLO-8200, 8515 (MIL-H-8446) 1 1 1 1 4 2 4 1
MOBIL DELVAC 1100,1110,1120,1130 1 1 1 1 4 1 - -
MOBIL HF 1 1 2 1 4 1 - -
MOBIL NIVAC 20,30 1 1 1 1 1 1 - -
MOBIL THERM 600 1 1 1 1 4 1 - -
MOBILJET II Lubricant 1 - - - - - - -
Molybdenum Disulfide Grease 1 1 1 1 4 1 - -
Monomethyl Hydrazine 2 4 2 4 1 2 4 -
Monomethylaniline 1 2 2 2 4 4 - -
Monovinyl Acetylene 1 1 3 1 1 1 2 -
MOPAR BRAKE FLUID 1 4 1 4 1 3 3 4
Myristic Acid 1 - - - - - - -

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