CARBON DIOXIDE, WET Resistant O-Rings and Seals

Carbon dioxide is also known as carbonic acid gas, dry ice, and R-744. It is a colorless, odorless gas with a slightly acidic taste. It is commonly used in a variety of industries, including food and beverage production, healthcare, agriculture, and chemical manufacturing.

When rubber is exposed to carbon dioxide, it can cause a variety of failures. The most common type of failure is chemical degradation, which is caused by the reaction between the carbon dioxide and the rubber material. This can cause the rubber to become brittle and break down over time. Additionally, exposure to carbon dioxide can cause the rubber to swell and distort, leading to premature failure of the rubber seal.


FKM (Viton®)

Viton ® o-rings from Marco Rubber offer excellent compatibility with a range of chemicals, oils and resist high temperatures up to 400F. Viton ® is also known as FKM made of fluoroelastomer one of the most versatile and widely used sealing materials.

Common Names: FKM, FPM (Europe), Fluoropolymer, Fluoroelastomer


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Recommended Material:
V1000 FKM
Low Temp
-15 °F (-30 °C)
High Temp
400°F (205 °C)
Base Material
FKM (Viton®)
Hardness
75
Color
Black
Attributes
  • General purpose material
Datasheet
Recommended Material:
V1003 FKM
Low Temp
-15 °F (-30 °C)
High Temp
400°F (205 °C)
Base Material
FKM (Viton®)
Hardness
75
Color
Brown
Attributes
  • General purpose material
Datasheet
Recommended Material:
V1007 FKM
Low Temp
-15 °F (-30 °C)
High Temp
400°F (205 °C)
Base Material
FKM (Viton®)
Hardness
90
Color
Black
Attributes
  • For higher pressure applications
Datasheet

Rubber Material Compatibility with CARBON DIOXIDE, WET

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