Cadmium sulfide, also known as CdS, is a yellow or red colored compound used for its electrical and optical properties. It is commonly used as a pigment in paints and plastics, as well as in the production of photovoltaic cells and light emitting diodes.
Common types of failures when rubber is exposed to cadmium sulfide include softening, discoloration, and cracking. The sulfide can cause the rubber to become softer due to its chemical interaction with the rubber, leading to a reduction in hardness. In addition, the sulfide can cause discoloration of the rubber due to its chemical reaction with the material. The sulfide can also corrode the rubber, leading to cracking and accelerated aging.
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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