Neville acid, also known as Winter acid, is a strong acid often used in the production of inks, dyes, and rubber. It is also used in the manufacture of synthetic resins and plastics and as a catalyst in chemical reactions.
When using rubber in applications that involve Neville acid, it is important to consider the potential for accelerated degradation and chemical attack. Rubber materials are particularly susceptible to attack from Neville acid, which can cause cracking, swelling, and softening of the rubber. In addition, the acid can react with antioxidants and other additives in the rubber, which can lead to additional material degradation. If a rubber material is exposed to Neville acid, it is important to regularly inspect the material for signs of wear and tear, and to replace it if necessary.
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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