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Simriz®

Chemical Resistance
For Valves, Flanges, O-Rings and Seals

KEY

PF75

Perfluoroelastomer (Simriz®)

FKM

Fluoroelastomer (Viton®)*

EPDM

Ethylene-Propylene (EPDM)

RATING SYSTEM

A

Little or no effect (Volume swell <10%)

B

Possible loss of physical properties

C

Noticeable change (Volume swell 20-40%)

U

Not suitable for service

CHEMICAL RESISTANCE PF75 FKM EPDM
ACIDS spacer spacer spacer
spacer Acetic Acid, Glacial A C A
spacer Hydrochloric Acid A A A
spacer Hydrofluoric Acid A A C
spacer Nitric Acid A A B
spacer Trichloroacetic Acid A C B
INORGANIC BASES spacer spacer spacer
spacer Potassium Hydroxide U A
spacer Sodium Hydroxide A B A
ALCOHOLS/ETHERS spacer spacer spacer
spacer Isopropyl Alcohol A A A
spacer Methyl Alcohol A U A
spacer Tetrahydrofuran A U C
AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS spacer spacer spacer
spacer Benzene A A U
spacer Toluene A A U
ALIPHATIC HYDROCARBONS spacer spacer spacer
spacer ASTM Oil #3 A A U
ESTERS spacer spacer spacer
spacer Dimethylphthalate A B B
ALDEHYDES/KETONES spacer spacer spacer
spacer Acetone A U A
spacer Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK) A U A
AMINES spacer spacer spacer
spacer Aniline A C A
spacer Ethylenediamine B U A
CHLOROCARBON SOLVENTS spacer spacer spacer
spacer Carbon Tetrachloride A A U
spacer Methylene Chloride A B C
spacer Trichloroethane A A U

*Viton® is a registered trademark of DuPont

Simriz® is highly regarded for valves and flanges resistance to chemicals in the Chemical Processing and Petroleum refining industries, and also for valves and flanges in the Semiconductor industry.

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