Beryllium chloride is also known as beryllium dichloride, beryllium(II) chloride, and beryllate. It is a white, soluble powder and is primarily used in the production of beryllium metal and alloys. In some industries, it is used as a catalyst or as a reagent for laboratory and industrial applications.
Beryllium chloride can cause failure in rubber due to its highly corrosive nature. It can cause discoloration, swelling, cracking, and brittleness in rubber. It is also capable of permeating through rubber and corroding metal surfaces underneath. If left in contact with rubber for long periods of time, it can cause it to degrade and eventually fail.
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