Amy Nitrate, also known as pentyl nitrate, is an alkyl nitrate used in a variety of industries including pharmaceuticals, fragrances, and explosives. It is a clear, oily liquid with a sweet odor and is used as a fuel additive, a propellant, and a solvent.
When rubber is exposed to Amy Nitrate, it can cause the rubber to become brittle and cracked. Additionally, it can cause the rubber to swell and degrade over time, leading to further degradation and potential leakage or breakdowns in the system. It can also cause the rubber to become discolored, which can have an adverse effect on the aesthetics of the product. Furthermore, the rubber can become very tacky, making it difficult to handle or even impossible to use in the intended application.
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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