Zinc chromate, also known as Zinc Yellow, is a chemical compound commonly used in a variety of industries, such as paint and coating, plastic, leather and rubber manufacturing, and automotive and aerospace industries. Its primary use is to protect metals from corrosion.
When rubber is exposed to zinc chromate, it can cause surface degradation, cracks, and swelling. These effects can be compounded over time, leading to a reduction in the physical strength and integrity of the rubber material. Additionally, zinc chromate can be quite toxic, and prolonged exposure to it can lead to skin and respiratory irritation.
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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