Lacquer solvents, also known as lacquer thinners, are commonly used to thin and remove lacquer paints and finishes. These solvents are typically composed of a mixture of acetone, toluene, and ethyl acetate, and are often used in the automotive and woodworking industries.
When rubber is exposed to lacquer solvents, it can cause the rubber to swell, crack, and eventually dissolve. This is due to the solvents being highly volatile, which means that they can evaporate quickly and cause the rubber to dry out and become brittle. Additionally, the solvents can also cause the rubber to become weak and porous, making it susceptible to further damage.
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