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O-Ring Fluid Compatibility Guide - S'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
Saccharin Solution 1 - - - - - - -
Sal Ammoniac 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1
Salicylic Acid 1 1 1 1 1 2 - 1
Salt Water 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1
SANTOSAFE 300 1 1 1 1 3 4 1 1
Sebacic Acid 1 - - - - - - -
sec-Butyl Alcohol (SBA) 1 - - - - - - -
Selenic Acid 1 - - - - - - -
Selenous Acid 1 - - - - - - -
Sewage 1 2 1 2 1 1 1 1
SHELL TELLUS 27 (Petro Base) 1 1 1 1 4 1 4 1
SHELL UMF (5% Aromatic) 1 1 1 1 4 1 4 1
Shellac 1 - - - - - - -
Silane 1 - - - - - - -
Silicate Esters 1 1 1 1 4 2 4 1
Silicon Tetrachloride 2 - - - - - - -
Silicon Tetrafluoride 2 - - - - - - -
Silicone Oils 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 1
Silver Bromide 1 - - - - - - -
Silver Chloride 1 - - - - - - -
Silver Cyanide 1 - - - - - - -
Silver Nitrate 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1
Silver Oxide 1 - - - - - - -
Silver Sulfate 1 - - - - - - -
SINCLAIR OPALINE CX-EP LUBE 1 1 1 1 4 1 4 2
SKYDROL 500 1 4 1 4 1 4 3 3
SKYDROL 7000 1 2 1 2 1 4 3 3
Soap Solutions 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1
SOCONY PD959B VACUUM 1 1 1 1 4 1 4 1
Soda Ash 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sodium Abietate 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Acetate 1 4 2 4 1 2 4 4
Sodium Aluminate 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Antimonate 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Arsenate 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Arsenite 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Benzoate 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Bicarbonate 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sodium Bifluoride 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Bisulfate 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sodium Bisulfite 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sodium Bitartrate 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Borate 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sodium Bromate 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Bromide 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Chlorate 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Chloride 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sodium Chlorite 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Chloroacetate 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Chromate 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Citrate 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Cyanate 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Cyanide 1 2 1 2 1 1 1 1
Sodium Diacetate 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Dichromate 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Ethylate 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Ferricyanide 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Ferrocyanide 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Fluoride 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Fluorosilicate 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Glutamate 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Hydride 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Hydrosulfide 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Hydroxide 1 2 1 3 1 2 2 2
Sodium Hypochlorite 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2
Sodium Hypophosphite 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Iodide 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Lactate 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Metaphosphate 1 1 1 1 1 1 - 1
Sodium Metasilicate 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Methylate 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Nitrate 1 1 1 1 1 2 4 -
Sodium Oleate 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Orthosilicate 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Oxalate 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Perborate 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 1
Sodium Percarbonate 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Perchlorate 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Peroxide 1 1 1 1 1 2 4 1
Sodium Persulfate 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Phenate 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Phosphate, Dibasic 1 1 1 1 1 1 4 -
Sodium Plumbite 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Pyrophosphate 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Salicylate 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Salts 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sodium Sesquisilicate 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Silicate 1 1 1 1 1 1 - -
Sodium Stannate 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Stearate - - - - - - - -
Sodium Sulfate Decahydrate 1 1 1 1 2 4 - 1
Sodium Sulfate, Anhydrous 1 1 - 1 1 1 1 1
Sodium Sulfide 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Sulfite 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sodium Tartrate 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Tetrasulfide 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Thiocyanate 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Thiosulfate 1 1 - 1 1 2 1 1
Sodium Trichloroacetate 1 - - - - - - -
Sodium Tripolyphosphate 1 2 1 2 1 4 - -
Sodium, Molten 4 - - - - - - -
SOLVASOL 1, 2 & 3 1 1 4 1 4 1 - -
Sorbitol 1 - - - - - - -
Sour Crude Oil 1 1 - 1 4 3 4 4
Sour Natural Gas 1 1 - 1 4 3 4 4
Soybean Oil 1 1 1 1 3 1 1 1
SR6 FUEL 1 1 1 1 4 2 4 1
Standard Clean 1 (SC - 1) 1 - - - - - - -
Standard Clean 2 (SC - 2) 1 - - - - - 4 4
Stannic Chloride 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1
Stannous Bromide 1 - - - - - - -
Stannous Chloride 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1
Stannous Fluoride 1 - - - - - - -
Stannous Sulfate 1 - - - - - - -
STAUFFER 7700 1 1 3 1 4 2 4 2
Steam < 149 C/300 F 1 2 2 2 1 4 3 4
Steam > 149 C/300 F 2 3 3 4 4 4 4 4
Stearic Acid 1 2 1 2 2 2 2 -
Stoddard Solvent (ASTM D-484-52) 1 1 2 1 4 1 4 1
Strontium Acetate 1 - - - - - - -
Strontium Carbonate 1 - - - - - - -
Strontium Chloride 1 - - - - - - -
Strontium Hydroxide 1 - - - - - - -
Strontium Nitrate 1 - - - - - - -
Styrene, Monomer 1 1 4 1 4 4 4 3
Succinaldehyde 1 - - - - - - -
Succinic Acid 1 - - - - - - -
Sucrose Solution 1 1 - 1 1 1 1 1
Sulfamic Acid 1 - - - - - - -
Sulfanilic Acid 1 - - - - - - -
Sulfite Liquors 1 1 - 1 2 2 4 2
Sulfolane 1 2 1 2 1 2 - -
Sulfur Chloride 1 1 1 1 4 4 3 1
Sulfur Dioxide 1 2 2 3 1 4 2 2
Sulfur Hexafluoride 2 3 3 3 1 2 2 2
Sulfur Tetrafluoride 2 - - - - - - -
Sulfur Trioxide, Dry 1 1 2 1 2 4 2 2
Sulfur, Molten 1 1 1 1 3 4 3 1
Sulfuric Acid (20% Oleum) 1 1 - 1 1 2 1 1
Sulfuric Acid (96%) 1 1 4 1 4 4 4 4
Sulfurous Acid 1 1 1 3 2 2 4 -
SUNOCO SAE 10 1 1 1 1 4 1 4 1
SUPERSHELL Gasoline 1 1 3 1 4 1 4 2
SWANFINCH EP Lubricant 1 1 2 1 4 1 4 1
sym-Diphenylethane 1 - - - - - - -

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