Hydriodic acid and hydrogen iodide are common names for chemical compound HI. It is used in various industries for a number of purposes including as a catalyst in organic chemistry, as a reagent in iodination reactions, and as a cleaning agent.
When rubber is exposed to hydriodic acid and hydrogen iodide, it can become corroded and degraded. The rubber material can become brittle, oxidize, and swell, leading to cracking, tearing, and potential failure. Additionally, the chemical can cause discoloration of the rubber material.
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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