Butyl Cellosolve, also known as 2-butoxyethanol, is a colorless, low odor, and slightly viscous solvent used in a variety of industries, including the paint and coatings industry, automotive and aerospace industry, and the printing and photographic industry. It is also used in many types of cleaning solutions and degreasers.
When rubber is exposed to Butyl Cellosolve, it can experience a number of failures, depending on the type of rubber and the conditions of exposure. Generally, long-term exposure to this chemical can cause a weakening of the rubber, leading to cracking, erosion, and eventual failure. Additionally, the rubber may experience swelling or discoloration due to the solvent. Finally, Butyl Cellosolve may cause the rubber to become brittle, making it more susceptible to cracking and failure.
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