NITRIC ACID, CONCENTRATED TO 158?F Resistant O-Rings and Seals

Nitric acid is also known as aqua fortis, acidum nitricum, and spirit of niter. It is a strong acid that is used in the production of fertilizers, explosives, and dyes. It is also used for cleaning metal surfaces and etching glass.

When rubber is exposed to nitric acid, it can erode and degrade the material, leading to cracks, flaking, and other forms of physical degradation. The rubber can also become brittle and hard, leading to a decrease in elasticity and flexibility. In addition, prolonged contact with nitric acid can lead to the breakdown of rubber polymers and cause discoloration.

Rubber Material Compatibility with NITRIC ACID, CONCENTRATED TO 158?F

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