Insulin is a hormone that is produced in the pancreas and is essential for regulating metabolism and maintaining proper blood sugar levels. It is also commonly known as a polypeptide hormone, a peptide hormone, or an anabolic hormone. Insulin is used in the medical field to treat diabetes, as well as other medical conditions.
When rubber is exposed to insulin, it can cause the rubber to become brittle and crack due to the hormone's tendency to break down the chemical bonds in rubber. The rubber can also become discolored and begin to degrade over time, leading to premature failure. Additionally, long-term exposure to insulin can lead to rubber becoming increasingly less flexible, making it more prone to cracking and tearing.
Fluorosilicone o-rings are a hybrid of silicone and FKM resulting in great jet fuel resistance with high and low temperature performance. Also widely used in semiconductor Ashing equipment with strong resistance to oxygen plasma, FVMQ fluorosilicone o-rings also feature excellent flexibility, compression resistance, aging and sunlight resistance, and overall wide range of basic chemical resistance.
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