MONOETHANOLAMINE Resistant O-Rings and Seals

Monoethanolamine (MEA) is a commonly used chemical known by a number of other names, including 2-aminoethanol, monoethanolamine hydrate, ethanolamine, and 2-hydroxyethanamine. It is frequently used in industrial applications such as cleaning, degreasing, and corrosion prevention, as well as for the formulation of personal care products, paints, and coatings.

When rubber materials are exposed to monoethanolamine, the primary risk of failure is swelling due to the alkalinity of the chemical. In addition, MEA can cause accelerated aging and cracking of rubber due to its oxidizing properties. The risk of failure increases with increased temperature and higher concentrations of MEA. It is important to note that some rubber materials may be more resistant to MEA than others.


FFKM Perfluoroelastomer

Markez ® high performance perfluoroelastomer O-Rings (FFKM) offer unmatched value for demanding sealing applications. Produced from nearly identical ingredients as higher priced brands, Markez ® compounds are used for high temperature o-rings and high pressure o-rings and chemical resistant o-rings that deliver similar performance to major FFKM brands, with temperature resistance up to 625oF, at a significantly lower cost. Our proprietary processing allow us to supply seals under an inch in size more efficiently. Introduced exclusively to existing customers over 15 years ago, we now have the experience and capacity to offer Markez ® high temperature o-rings and high pressure o-rings to the world.

Common Names: Perfluoroelastomers, FFKM, Markez


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Recommended Material:
Z1352 FFKM
Low Temp
5 °F (-15 °C)
High Temp
500°F (260 °C)
Base Material
FFKM Perfluoroelastomer
Hardness
80
Color
Black
Attributes
  • Resistant to steam
  • Resistant to hot amines
  • Resistant to common fuels
  • Resistant to strong acids
Datasheet
Recommended Material:
Z1028 FFKM
Low Temp
5 °F (-15 °C)
High Temp
610°F (320 °C)
Base Material
FFKM Perfluoroelastomer
Hardness
75
Color
Black
Attributes
  • Resistant to steam
  • Resistant to strong acids
Datasheet
Recommended Material:
Z486 FFKM
Low Temp
5 °F (-15 °C)
High Temp
480°F (250 °C)
Base Material
FFKM Perfluoroelastomer
Hardness
75
Color
White

Rubber Material Compatibility with MONOETHANOLAMINE

View some of our other material compatibility ratings with MONOETHANOLAMINE. If you don't see what you're looking for or need more guidance, our team of experienced sealing design engineers can help select the best sealing products and material for your specific application.

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