Potassium sodium tartrate, also known as Rochelle salt, is a white crystalline powder used in a variety of industries such as food, pharmaceuticals, and photography. It is also commonly used as an electrolyte in batteries and for electroplating.
When rubber is exposed to potassium sodium tartrate, it can cause the rubber to swell, resulting in a loss of elasticity and strength. The rubber can also become brittle and crack, leading to premature failure. In addition, the presence of potassium sodium tartrate can cause the rubber to degrade faster than normal, resulting in shorter lifespan and reduced performance.
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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