Resorcinol is a white crystalline organic compound with the chemical formula C6H6O2. It is also known as benzene-1,3-diol and is commonly used in a variety of industrial applications such as adhesives, paints, sealants, and resins.
When rubber is exposed to resorcinol, it can cause significant swelling and softening of the material. This can lead to a reduction in strength and elasticity which can cause the rubber to crack or break. Additionally, the compound can be corrosive and can cause staining or discoloration on the rubber. Therefore, it is important to keep rubber materials protected from resorcinol to prevent any damage or deterioration.
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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