Chemical Resistance

Chemical resistance information for guidance purposes only.

Chemical Material Investigated Aluminium Glass Reinforced Polyester Acrylic Polycarbonate Stainless Steel
Acetic Acid up to 5% Resistant within limits Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant
Acetic Acid up to 15% Not resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant
Acetone Resistant Not resistant Not resistant Not resistant Resistant
Alcohol up to 30% Resistant within limits Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant
Alcohol concentrate Resistant Not resistant Not resistant Resistant Resistant
Ammonia 25% Resistant Resistant within limits Resistant Resistant within limits Resistant
Aniline Resistant Not resistant Not resistant Not resistant Resistant
Aromatic Hydrocarbons Resistant Resistant within limits Resistant Resistant within limits Resistant
Battery Acid Not resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant within limits Resistant within limits
Benzene Resistant Not resistant Not resistant Resistant within limits Resistant
Carbon Dioxide Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant
Carbon Monoxide Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant
Carbon Tetrachloride Resistant within limits Resistant within limits Resistant within limits Resistant Resistant
Caustic Soda 2% Not resistant Resistant within limits Resistant Not resistant Resistant
Caustic Soda 10% Not resistant Not resistant Resistant Not resistant Resistant
Chloroform Resistant Not resistant Not resistant Not resistant Resistant within limits
Common Salt Resistant within limits Resistant Resistant Resistant within limits Resistant
Crude Oil Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant within limits Resistant
Diesel Oil Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant within limits Resistant
Dioxane Resistant within limits Resistant Not resistant Not resistant Resistant
Ether Resistant Resistant Not resistant Not resistant Resistant
Ethyl Acetate Resistant Not resistant Not resistant Resistant Resistant
Glycerine Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant within limits Resistant
Glycol Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant
Hydrobromic Acid Not resistant Not resistant Resistant within limits Not resistant Not resistant
Hydrocarbons Resistant Resistant within limits Resistant within limits Resistant within limits Resistant
Hydrochloric Acid 5% Not resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant Not resistant
Hydrochloric Acid 30% Not resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant Not resistant
Hydrochloric Acid 96% Not resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant Not resistant
Hydrogen Peroxide 40% Resistant within limits Not resistant Resistant Resistant within limits Resistant
Hydrogen Peroxide over 40% Resistant Not resistant Resistant within limits Not resistant Resistant
Hydrogen Sulphide Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant
Ketones Resistant Not resistant Not resistant Resistant Resistant
Lysol Resistant Not resistant Not resistant Not resistant Resistant
Metal Salts and their aqueous solutions Not resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant within limits
Methanol Resistant Resistant within limits Not resistant Resistant Resistant
Methylene Chloride Resistant within limits Not resistant Not resistant Not resistant Resistant
Milk of Lime Not resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant within limits Resistant
Nitric Acid 5% Not resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant
Nitric Acid 30% Not resistant Resistant within limits Resistant within limits Resistant within limits Resistant within limits
Nitric Acid concentrate Not resistant Not resistant Not resistant Not resistant Resistant
Petrol Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant
Petroleum Ether Resistant Resistant within limits Resistant Resistant Resistant
Phenol Resistant within limits Not resistant Not resistant Not resistant Resistant
Pyridine Resistant Not resistant Not resistant Resistant Resistant
Sea Water Resistant within limits Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant
Soap Suds Resistant within limits Resistant Resistant Resistant within limits Resistant
Soda Not resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant within limits
Sulphuric Acid 5% Not resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant Not resistant
Sulphuric Acid 30% Not resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant Not resistant
Sulphuric Acid concentrate Not resistant Not resistant Not resistant Resistant within limits Not resistant
Sulphurous Acid 5% Resistant within limits Resistant within limits Resistant Not resistant Resistant within limits
Synthetic detergent Not resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant
Turpentine Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant
Water up to 70ÂșC Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant
Xylene Resistant Not resistant Not resistant Not resistant Resistant

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