Amyl Butyrate, also known as Pentyl Butyrate, is a colorless, sweet-smelling liquid. It is used in the manufacture of fragrances, flavors, cosmetics, and plastics.
When rubber is exposed to Amyl Butyrate, it can cause swelling and hardening of the rubber due to the chemical's solvent properties. This can lead to cracks and a reduction in elasticity. In addition, Amyl Butyrate can cause the breakdown of certain rubber compounds, leading to a decrease in the material's ability to resist chemicals, water, and heat. It can also cause the rubber to become brittle and discolored.
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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