Acetylsalicylic Acid, also known as Aspirin, is a common medication used to relieve pain, reduce fever, and prevent blood clots. It is also commonly used as an anti-inflammatory agent for the relief of arthritis and other joint pain.
When exposed to Acetylsalicylic Acid, rubber can suffer from swelling, cracking, and discoloration. Additionally, prolonged or repeated exposure can cause a decrease in the overall strength of the rubber material. This can lead to a weakening of the rubber seals and gaskets, leading to a decrease in their performance. It is important to ensure that all traces of Acetylsalicylic Acid are removed from the rubber after use to prevent any lasting damage.
Viton ® o-rings from Marco Rubber offer excellent compatibility with a range of chemicals, oils and resist high temperatures up to 400F. Viton ® is also known as FKM made of fluoroelastomer one of the most versatile and widely used sealing materials.
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