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Chemical, Oil and Soilvent Resistance

Chemical resistance is rated on samples immersed for seven days at 20 °C (70 °F ).

The ratings are based on volume change as follows:
A = Excellent 0-3%
B = Good 4-15%
C = Fair 16-35%
D = Poor 36% and over


Chemical Rating
Acetaldehyde
D
Acetic Acid
C-D
Acetone
D
Aluminum Chloride
A
Aluminum Sulphate
A
Ammonia
B
Ammonium Chloride
A
Ammonium Hydroxide
A-B
Ammonium Nitrate
A
Ammonium Sulphate
A
Aniline
D
Animal Fats & Oils
A-B
Antimony Salts
B
Arsenic Salts
A
ASTM Oil #1
A-B
ASTM Oil #2
D
ASTM #3
B
ASTM Ref. Fuel A
A
ASTM Ref. Fuel B
B
Barium Hydroxide
A
Barium Salts
A
Benzaldehyde
B-C
Benzene
D
Boric Acid
A
Bromine
B-C
Butyl Acetate
D
Butyl Alcohol
B
Calcium Hydroxide
A
Calcium Salts
A
Carbon Monoxide
A
Carbon Tetrachloride
C
Castor Oil
A-B
Chlorine
C-D
Chloroform
D
Chromic Acid
C-D
Chromium Salts
A
Citric Acid
D
Cottonseed Oil
A
Copper Salts
A
Cyclohexane
B
Cycloheanene
D
Dichlorobenzene
C
Diethylene Glycol
B
Dimethylformaldehyde
D
Ethanol
B-C
Ether
B-C
Ethylene Glycol
B
Ferric Salts
A
Formaldehyde
C
Formic Acid
C-D
Fuel Oil
B
Gasoline
A-B
Glycerol
A
Hexane
A
Hydrazine
D
Hydrobromic Acid
D
Hydrocarbon Oil
A
Hydrochloric Acid
B
Hydrofluoric Acid
B-C
Hydrogen Peroxide
B
Hydrogen Sulphide
C-D
Iodine Solution
A
Isooctane
B
Isopropanol
B-C
JP-4
B-C
JP-5, JP-6 Oils
D
Kerosene
B
Lactic Acid
B
Lead Salts
A
Linseed Oil
B
Lubricating Oil
D
Magnesium Salts
A
Manganese Salts
A
Malaic Acid
C-D
Mercury
A
Methanol
D
Methyl Ethyl Ketone
D
Methylene Chloride
D
Mineral Oil
A
Naphthalene
A
Natural Gas
A
Nickel Salts
A
Nitric Salts
A
Nitric Acid
D
Nitric Acid (5%)
A-B
Nitrobenzene
D
Oleic Acid
A-B
Oxalic Acid (5%)
A
Oxygen
A
Ozone
A
Paints
A
Polmitic Acid
A
Perchloric Acid
D
Perchloroethylene
C-D
Pairol
A-B
Phenol
D
Phosphoric Acid (10%)
A-B
Phosphoric Acid
C
Potassium Salts
A
Propanol
B-C
Propylene Glycol
B
Seawater
A
Silicic Acid
A-B
Silver Salts
A
Skydrol Oil
D
Soaps
A-B
Sodium Hydroxide (10%)
A-B
Sodium Hydroxide (45%)
B-C
Sodium Hypochlorite
D
Sodium Salts
A
Steam
D
Styrene
A
Sulphur Dioxide
B
Sulfuric Acid (10%)
A-B
Sulfuric Acid (30%)
C
Tannic Acid
A
Tartaric Acid
A
Tin Salts
A
Titanium Salts
A
Toluene
D
Transformer Oil
B-C
Trichloroethylene
D
Tricresyl Phosphate
C-D
Triethylanolamine
B
Trisodium Phosphate
B
Turpentine
B-C
Urea
A-B
Varnish
A-B
Water
A
Xylene
C
Zinc Salts
A
ADDITIONAL TESTS AND PROCEDURES
Test Parameter Standard
Hardness, Durometer
ASTM D2240
Modulus
ASTM D412
Ultimate Tensile Strength
ASTM D412
Elongation
ASTM D412
Tear Strength
ASTM D624 Die C
Compression Set
ASTM D395 Method B
Rebound
ASTM D2632
Abrasion Resistance
ASTM D1044 Tabor H22
Abrasion Resistance NBS
ASTM D1630

 

Note:  Abrasion Resistance is rated as “very good” on standard cable protectors (Yellow Jacket and Bumble Bee series).  Rated “excellent” for Hipperthane cable protectors.