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O-Ring Fluid Compatibility Guide - P'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
p-Aminoazobenzene 1 - - - - - - -
p-Aminobenzoic Acid (PABA) 1 2 1 2 2 4 - -
p-Aminophenol 1 - - - - - - -
p-Benzylphenol 1 - - - - - - -
p-Chlorophenol 1 - - - - - - -
p-Chlorotoluene 1 1 - 1 4 4 4 2
p-Cymene 1 1 - 1 4 4 4 2
p-Dichlorobenzene 1 1 3 1 4 4 4 2
p-Nitroaniline 1 - - - - - - -
p-Nitrobenzoic Acid 1 - - - - - - -
p-Nitrophenol 1 - - - - - - -
p-Nitrotoluene 1 - - - - - - -
p-Phenylenediamine 1 - - 4 - - - -
p-tert-Butylcatechol 1 1 1 1 2 4 - 1
p-tert-Butylphenol 1 - - - - - - -
p-Toluidine 1 - - - - - - -
p-Tolylaldehyde 1 - - - - - - -
Paint Thinner-DUCO 1 2 3 2 4 4 4 2
Palmitic Acid (Hexadecanoic Acid) 1 1 1 1 2 1 4 1
Par-al-Ketone 2 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Paraffins 1 - - - - - - -
Paraldehyde 1 - - - - - - -
Parathion 1 - - - - - - -
Peanut Oil 1 1 1 1 3 1 1 1
Pelargonic Acid 1 - - - - - - -
Penicillin 1 - - - - - - -
Pentachloroethane 1 - - - - - - -
Pentachlorophenol 1 - - - - - - -
Pentaerythritol 1 1 1 1 1 1 - -
Pentaerythritol Tetranitrate (PETN) 1 - - - - - - -
Pentafluoroethane (FC 125) 2 - - - - - - -
Peracetic Acid 1 - - - - - - -
Perchloric Acid 1 1 1 1 2 4 4 1
Perchloroethylene 1 1 4 1 4 2 4 2
Petrolatum 1 - - 1 4 1 4 1
Petroleum < 121 C/250 F 1 1 1 1 4 1 2 2
Petroleum > 121 C/250 F 1 2 2 2 4 4 4 4
Petroleum, Crude 1 1 1 1 4 1 4 1
Phenethyl Alcohol 1 - - - - - - -
Phenetole 1 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Phenol 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 2
Phenolsulfonic Acid 1 1 - 1 - - - -
Phenyl Acetate 1 - - - - - - -
Phenyl Ethyl Ether 1 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Phenylacetamide 1 - - - - - - -
Phenylbenzene 1 1 3 1 4 4 4 2
Phenylhydrazine 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 -
Phenylmercuric Acetate 1 - - - - - - -
Phorone 1 4 4 4 1 4 4 4
Phosgene 1 - - - - - - -
Phosphine 1 - - - - - - -
Phosphoric Acid (20%) 1 1 1 1 1 4 3 2
Phosphoric Acid (80%) 1 1 1 1 1 4 4 3
Phosphoric Etchants 1 - - - - - - -
Phosphorous Oxychloride 1 - - - - - - -
Phosphorous Tribromide 1 - - - - - - -
Phosphorous Trichloride 1 1 1 1 1 4 - 1
Phosphorus, Molten 1 - - - - - - -
Phthalic Acid 1 - - - - - - -
Phthalic Anhydride 1 4 3 4 2 3 - -
Pickling Solution 1 2 2 2 3 4 4 4
Picric Acid 1 1 - 1 2 2 4 2
Pine Oil 1 1 - 1 4 1 4 1
Pine Tar 1 - - - - - - -
Pinene 1 1 1 1 4 2 4 1
Piperazine 1 - - - - - - -
Piperidine 1 4 - 4 4 4 4 4
Piranha 1 - - - - - - -
Plating Solution, Chrome 1 1 1 1 2 4 4 2
Plating Solution, Others 1 1 1 1 1 1 4 -
Polyethylene Glycol 1 3 1 3 1 2 - -
Polyglycerol 1 - - - - - - -
Polyvinyl Acetate Emulsion 1 3 1 3 1 1 - -
Potassium Acetate 1 4 - 4 1 2 4 4
Potassium Bicarbonate 1 - - - - - - -
Potassium Bifluoride 1 - - - - - - -
Potassium Bisulfate 1 - - - - - - -
Potassium Bisulfite 1 - - - - - - -
Potassium Bitartrate 1 - - - - - - -
Potassium Bromide 1 - - - - - - -
Potassium Carbonate 1 - - - - - - -
Potassium Chlorate 1 - - - - - - -
Potassium Chloride 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Potassium Chromate 1 - - - - - - -
Potassium Citrate 1 - - - - - - -
Potassium Copper Cyanide 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Potassium Cyanate 1 - - - - - - -
Potassium Cyanide 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Potassium Dichromate 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Potassium Ferricyanide 1 - - - - - - -
Potassium Fluoride 1 - - - - - - -
Potassium Glucocyanate 1 - - - - - - -
Potassium Hydroxide 1 1 1 4 1 2 3 3
Potassium Iodide 1 - - - - - - -
Potassium lodate 1 - - - - - - -
Potassium Nitrate 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Potassium Nitrite 1 - - - - - - -
Potassium Oxalate 1 - - - - - - -
Potassium Perchlorate 1 - - - - - - -
Potassium Permanganate 1 - - 3 - - - -
Potassium Peroxide 1 - - - - - - -
Potassium Persulfate 1 - - - - - - -
Potassium Phosphate, Dibasic 1 - - - - - - -
Potassium Pyrosulfate 1 - - - - - - -
Potassium Silicate 1 - - - - - - -
Potassium Sodium Tartrate 1 - - - - - - -
Potassium Stannate 1 - - - - - - -
Potassium Stearate 1 - - - - - - -
Potassium Sulfate 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Potassium Sulfide 1 - - - - - - -
Potassium Sulfite 1 1 - 1 1 1 1 1
Potassium Tartrate 1 - - - - - - -
Potassium Thiocyanate 1 - - - - - - -
Potassium Thiosultate 1 - - - - - - -
Potassium, Molten 4 - - - - - - -
PRESTONE Antifreeze 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1
PRL-High Temp, Hydraulic Oil 1 1 1 1 4 2 2 1
Producer Gas 1 1 1 1 4 1 2 2
Propane 1 1 1 1 4 1 4 2
Propionaldehyde 1 - - - - - - -
Propyl Alcohol 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Propylene 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 2
Propylene Chlorohydrin 1 - - - - - - -
Propylene Dichloride 1 - - - - - - -
Propylene Glycol 1 1 1 1 1 1 - -
Propylene Glycol Methyl Ether Acetate (PGMEA) 1 - - - - - - -
Propylene Imine 1 - - - - - - -
Propylene Oxide 1 4 4 4 2 4 4 4
PRS-3000 1 1 - 2 2 - 2 2
PYDRAUL 115E 2 1 1 1 1 4 4 3
PYDRAUL 230C,312C & 540C 2 1 1 1 4 4 4 4
PYRANOL TRANSFORMER OIL 1 1 1 1 4 1 4 1
Pyridine 1 4 2 4 2 4 4 4
Pyrogallol 1 - - - - - - -
PYROGARD 42,43,53 & 55 1 1 2 1 1 4 4 4
PYROGARD C&D (Water & Petroleum) 1 1 1 1 4 1 3 2
Pyroligneous Acid 1 4 4 4 2 4 - 4
PYROLUBE 1 1 1 1 2 4 2 2
Pyrosulfuryl Chloride 1 - - - - - - -
Pyrrole 1 4 - 4 4 4 2 4
Pyruvic Acid 1 - - - - - - -

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