Sodium chlorite, also known as sodium hypochlorite, is a common chemical used in a variety of industries, such as water treatment, pulp and paper bleaching, industrial cleaning, and food processing. It is used as a bleaching and disinfecting agent and as an oxidizing agent for organic compounds.
When rubber is exposed to sodium chlorite, common types of failures can occur due to the chemical’s corrosive nature. The chemical can cause the rubber to swell, crack, and become brittle. It can also cause discoloration and the degradation of the rubber’s mechanical properties. In addition, the chemical can cause the rubber to become brittle and brittle, making it more susceptible to cracking.
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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