The chart, called "General chemical resistance
of a fluoroelastomer," lists each chemical alphabetically and assigns one of six ratings to each.
In addition, to being ATEX compliant, plastic parts in equipment and protective systems must meet UV stability, temperature resistance, impact properties, chemical resistance
, and flammability performance criteria.
Among the latest TPV offerings are PolyOne's polyolefin-based elastomers that reportedly provide improved compression set, chemical resistance
, and service temperature.
Fluorosilicone rubber, with higher heat and chemical resistance
, is said to contribute to better performance of the automotive controlling systems.
Materials that contain intramolecular hydrogen bonds display chemical resistance
greater than materials of similar chemical structure without such bonds.
It is the sole producer of Parmax SRP (self-reinforcing polymer), a transparent resin with very high stiffness, heat and chemical resistance
, and hardness.
In the hose industry, UHMW is used for its abrasion and chemical resistance
One of the most weatherable polymers in GE's portfolio, Geloy ASA resin offers exceptional durability and UV and chemical resistance
in outdoor environments.
PEEK tubing with a service temperature of up to 482 F has been available to replace stainless steel for weight reduction, chemical resistance
, and lubricity.
Xtend 818 is said to be ideally suited for use with low VOC gelcoats, providing a perfect surface tension and good chemical resistance
, according to the company.
To be compliant, plastic parts in equipment and protective systems which may be used in areas endangered by potentially explosive atmospheres must meet demanding requirements pertaining to isolation resistance, UV stability, temperature resistance, impact properties, chemical resistance
, and flammability.
It offers good heat and chemical resistance
for automotive and electrical/electronic parts.