Sodium antimonate, also known as sodium antimonite, is a chemical compound commonly used as a reducing agent in the chemical industry, as well as a mordant in the textile industry. It is also used as a preservative in the food industry.
When rubber is exposed to sodium antimonate, the material can become brittle and rigid due to the corrosive properties of the chemical. In addition, the rubber can become discolored and can cause a decrease in overall elasticity of the material. Over time, the rubber can become increasingly brittle and prone to cracking or breaking. The chemical can also cause the rubber to become more vulnerable to environmental factors such as heat, cold, and UV radiation.
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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