ETHYL OXALATE Resistant O-Rings and Seals

Ethyl oxalate, also known as ethyl ethanedioate, is a colorless liquid that is commonly used in the production of flavors and fragrances, as well as in the production of solvents and inks. It is also used in some industrial applications, such as in the production of synthetic rubber.

When rubber is exposed to ethyl oxalate, deterioration of the rubber is possible. This can lead to cracking, swelling, and other types of physical changes. Additionally, the rubber may become brittle and not retain its flexibility, leading to premature failure.


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 ETHYL OXALATE

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