Chlorine, wet gas is also known as chlorine gas and is commonly used in water treatment and bleaching applications. Chlorine gas is also used in the production of plastics, solvents, and pesticides.
Common types of failures when rubber is exposed to chlorine, wet gas include swelling, cracking, and weakening of the rubber due to its corrosive nature. Additionally, chlorine gas is highly reactive and can cause rubber to degrade and become brittle over time.
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.
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