Calcine liquors, also known as caustic calcite, is a type of strong alkali solution made from caustic soda and limestone. It is commonly used in the production of paper, textiles, and detergents.
Common types of failures when rubber is exposed to calcine liquors include swelling, softening, and cracking. The alkali solution can cause the rubber to swell due to its chemical interaction with the rubber, leading to a reduction in hardness. In addition, the alkali can cause the rubber to become softer due to its chemical reaction with the material, causing it to be more vulnerable to wear and tear. The alkali can also corrode the rubber, leading to cracking and accelerated aging.
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