Ammonium benzoate is also known as Benzoic acid and is a widely used preservative and antimicrobial agent in food and beverage industries. It is also used as a fungicide and bactericide in industrial applications such as paint, tanning, paper-making, printing, and rubber manufacturing.
When rubber is exposed to ammonium benzoate, the rubber can become brittle and crack due to the chemical reaction between the two materials. This can lead to structural failure of the rubber, and may also cause the rubber to degrade and become weaker. Additionally, the rubber can swell and expand, which can lead to further structural damage.
Fluorosilicone o-rings are a hybrid of silicone and FKM resulting in great jet fuel resistance with high and low temperature performance. Also widely used in semiconductor Ashing equipment with strong resistance to oxygen plasma, FVMQ fluorosilicone o-rings also feature excellent flexibility, compression resistance, aging and sunlight resistance, and overall wide range of basic chemical resistance.
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