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CHEMICAL RESISTANCE CHART - C

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The properties or applications shown below are typical. Your specific application should not be undertaken without independent study and evaluation for suitability. For specific application recommendations or for unusual conditions of fluid concentrations, internal pressures, or temperatures, please contact GRI®.

This evaluation is based on field testing, customer experience, or in-house testing. While the utmost care has been used in compiling this information, no guarantee can be given as to the actual performance experienced by the end user.

Durlon® 79XX represents Durlon® 7900, 7925, and 7950; see the Durlon® Technical Handbook pages 3-4 or product page for additional information.

This Chemical Resistance Chart supersedes and obsoletes all previously issued charts.

Call GRI® Technical Services at 1-713-856-9445 for specific recommendations. 

A - Acceptable
C - Caution, depends on operating conditions
NS - Not Suitable
FLUID COMPRESSED PTFE FLEXIBLE GRAPHITE
8300
8900
8400 79XX
8500
8600 8700 9000 9200W 9400 9600 FGS95 CFG,
FGL316
FGT316
Calcium Bisulfite A A A NS C A A A A A A A
Calcium Carbonate A A A A A A A A A A A A
Calcium Chloride A A A A A A A A A A A A
Calcium Hydroxide A A A A A A A A A A A A
Calcium Hypochlorite C A C C C A A A A A A A
Calcium Nitrate C C C C C A A NS A A A A
Caprolactam NS NS NS NS NS A A A A NS NS NS
Carbon Dioxide, dry A A A C C A A A A A A A
Carbon Dioxide, wet A A A C C A A A A A A A
Carbon Disulfide NS C NS NS NS A A A A A A A
Carbon Monoxide A A A NS NS A A A A A A A
Carbon Tetrachloride NS C C NS NS A A A A A A A
Caustic Soda (NaOH) NS A C C NS A A A A C C C
Chlorine, gas (dry) * C NS NS NS NS A A A A A C C
Chlorine, liquid (dry) * NS NS NS NS NS A A A A A C C
Chlorine (wet) * NS C NS NS NS A A A A A NS NS
Chlorine Dioxide NS NS NS NS NS A A NS A C NS NS
Chlorobenzene NS NS NS NS NS A A A A A A A
Chloroethane NS NS NS NS NS A A A A A A A
Chloroethylene NS NS NS NS NS A A A A A C C
Chloroform C A C NS NS A A A A A A A
Chromic Acid NS NS NS NS NS A A NS A A A A
Citric Acid A A A A A A A A A A A A
Coal Gas NS NS NS NS C A A A A A A A
Copper Sulfate A A A A A A A A A A A A
Corn Oil A C C NS C A A A A A A A
Cotton Seed Oil A A A NS C A A A A A A A
Creosote (Coal Tar) A A A NS NS A A A A A A A
Cresol C A C NS NS A A A A A A A
Crude Oil A A A NS C A A A A A A A
Cumene NS NS NS NS C A A A A NS NS NS
Cyclohexane A A C NS C A A A A A A A
Cyclohexanone NS NS NS NS NS A A A A A A A
*Durlon® 9000/9000N is listed as an acceptable gasket material for dry chlorine service in Pamphlet 95 of The Chlorine Institute. Gaskets must be cleaned for chlorine service before installation.