Calcium bicarbonate, also known as calcium hydrogen carbonate, is a chemical compound used in various industries such as food, agriculture, and pharmaceuticals. It is commonly used as a food preservative and as a pH buffer in foods and beverages.
When rubber is exposed to calcium bicarbonate, it can experience a number of different types of failure, such as swelling, cracking, discoloration, and loss of physical properties. The rubber material can also become brittle, resulting in decreased elasticity and the breakdown of the material over time. In extreme cases, the rubber material may break down completely and become unusable.
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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