Azine is also known as ethylene glycol monomethyl ether, and is commonly used as a solvent in automotive brake fluids. It is also used in paint and coating removers, as a cleaning agent, and as a stabilizer in the production of polyurethane foam.
When rubber is exposed to azine, common types of failure include hardening and cracking of the rubber, accelerated aging, and loss of flexibility. The chemical can also cause rubber to swell, leading to warping or cracking of the material. In extreme cases, the rubber may become brittle and break into pieces.
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