Chemical Resistance: Thermoplastic Urethane at room temperature


   
  Polyether
Polyester
Acids
   
Acetic, 5%
G P
Hydrochloric, 10%
F
P
Sulfuric 20%
F
F-G
 

Alcohols

   
Ethanol
P
-
Isopropanol
F-P P
Methanol
P F
 

Alkali


 
Sodium hydroxide, 20%
F
F-P
Ammonium hydroxide, 10%
- P
 

Organics


 
Acetone
P
P
ASTM Fuel A
G G
ASTM Fuel B
F F-G
ASTM Fuel C
F-P F
ASTM Oil # 1
G E
ASTM Oil #2
G E
ASTM Oil #3
F-G G-E
Carbon Tetrachloride
P F
Cydohexanone
D D
Dimethyl formamid
D D
Diortyl phthalate
F G
Ethylene glycol
G G
Gasoline
F G
Methyl ethyl ketone
P F-P
Oil 20W
G -
Tetrahydrofuran
D D
Toluene
P F
Trichloroethylene
P P
 

Miscellaneous


 
Chlorine (5%)
F
F-P
Detergent Solution
G G
Fnson 12
G G
Hydrogen Disulfide (5%)
E G
Saturated salt solution
G G
Water
G-E F
Eexcellentlittle or no changes
Ggoodslight loss in properties, slight swell
Ffairswelling and some loss in properties
Ppoorsignificant swelling
Ddissolves-

 

 

 

 

 

This guide was taken from TMI Inc.
Please consider this information as a guide rather than a recommendation. The resistance of plastics and elastomers
can be affected by concentration, temperature, presence of other chemicals and other factors.

 

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