FC T0WD602 is a chemical commonly known as Dimethylformamide (DMF). It is a polar aprotic solvent often used in industrial processes such as the production of cellophane and polyurethane, as well as in chemical reactions and as a solvent for synthetic fibers.
When exposed to rubber, DMF can cause swelling or softening of the material, leading to cracking and eventual failure. This is especially true for rubber materials that are not particularly resistant to DMF, such as natural rubber and neoprene. Other materials, such as EPDM and polyacrylate, may also degrade over time when exposed to DMF. In addition, when DMF is exposed to rubber, it can cause a decrease in the material’s tensile strength, leading to a decrease in its ability to handle load and stress.
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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