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Peek Chemical Resistance

R = Resistant

LR = Limited Resistance

NR = Not Recommended

ND = No Data 

Side by Side Material Comparison Chemical Resistance Chart (Note: Large File)



20oC 60oC 100oC
Acetaldehyde NR NR R
Acetic acid (10%) R R R
Acetic acid (glac./anh.) R R NR
Acetic anhydride ND ND ND
Aceto-acetic ester ND ND ND
Acetone R R R
Other ketones R R R
Acetonitrile ND ND ND
Acetylene R R R
Acetyl salicylic acid ND ND ND
Acid fumes R R R
Alcohols R R R
Aliphatic esters R R R
Alkyl chlorides ND ND ND
Alum R R R
Aluminium chloride R R R
Aluminium sulphate R R R
Ammonia, anhydrous R R R
Ammonia, aqueous R R R
Ammonium chloride R R R
Amyl acetate R R R
Aniline R R R
Antimony trichloride R R R
Aqua regia R R ND
Aromatic solvents R R R
Ascorbic acid ND BD ND
Beer R R R
Benzaldehyde ND ND ND
Benzene R R R
Benzoic acid R R R
Benzoyl peroxide ND ND ND
Boric acid R R R
Brines, saturated R R R
Bromide (K) solution R R R
Bromine NR NR NR
Bromine liquid, tech. NR NR NR
Bromine water, saturated aqueous R R R
Butyl acetate ND ND ND
Calcium chloride R R R
Carbon disulphide R R R
Carbonic acid R R R
Carbon tetrachloride R R R
Caustic soda & potash R R R
Cellulose paint ND ND ND
Chlorates of Na, K, Ba R R R
Chlorine, dry R R ND
Chlorine, wet R R R
Chlorides of Na, K, Ba R R R
Chloroacetic acid R R R
Chlorobenzene R R R
Chloroform R R R
Chlorosulphonic acid R ND ND
Chromic acid (80%) R ND ND
Citric acid R R R
Copper salts (most) R R R
Cresylic acids (50%) R R ND
Cyclohexane R R R
Detergents, synthetic R R R
Emulsifiers, concentrated R R R
Esters ND ND ND
Ether R R R
Fatty acids (>C6) R R R
Ferric chloride R R R
Ferrous sulphate R R R
Fluorinated refrigerants R R R
Fluorine, dry R R R
Flourine, wet ND ND ND
Fluorosilic acid ND ND ND
Formaldehyde (40%) R R R
Formic acid R R R
Fruit juices R R R
Gelatine R R R
Glycerine R R R
Glycols R R R
Glycol, ethylene R R R
Glycolic acid ND ND ND
Hexamethylene diamine ND ND ND
Hexamine R R R
Hydrazine R R R
Hydrobromic acid (50%) ND ND ND
Hydrochloric acid (10%) R R R
Hydrochloric acid (conc.) R R ND
Hydrocyanic acid R R R
Hydrofluoric acid (40%) ND ND ND
Hydrofluoric acid (75%) ND ND ND
Hydrogen peroxide (30%) R R R
Hydrogen peroxide (30 - 90%) R R R
Hydrogen sulphide R R R
Hypochlorites R ND ND
Hypochlorites (Na 12-14%) NR NR NR
Iso-butyl-acetate ND ND ND
Lactic acid (90%) R R R
Lead acetate R R R
Lead perchlorate ND ND ND
Lime (CaO) R R R
Maleic acid R R R
Manganate, potassium (K) R R R
Meat juices R R R
Mercuric chloride R R R
Mercury R R R
Methanol R R R
Methylene chloride ND ND ND
Milk products R R R
Moist air R R R
Molasses R R R
Monoethanolamine ND ND ND
Naptha R R R
Napthalene R R R
Nickel salts R R R
Nitrates of Na, K and NH3 R R R
Nitric acid (<25%) R R R
Nitric acid (50%) R R R
Nitric acid (90%) NR NR NR
Nitric acid (fuming) NR NR NR
Nitrite (Na) R R R
Nitrobenzene ND ND ND
Oils, diesel R R R
Oils, essential R R R
Oils, lubricating + aromatic additives R R R
Oils, mineral R R R
Oils, vegetable and animal R R R
Oxalic acid R R R
Ozone R R R
Paraffin wax R R R
Perchloric acid R R R
Petroleum spirits ND ND ND
Phenol R R ND
Phosphoric acid (20%) R R R
Phosphoric acid (50%) R R R
Phosphoric acid (95%) R R R
Phosphorous chlorides R R R
Phosphorous pentoxide R R R
Phthalic acid R R R
Picric acid R R R
Pyridine R R R
Salicyl aldehyde ND ND ND
Sea water R R R
Silicic acid R R R
Silicone fluids R R R
Silver nitrate R R R
Sodium carbonate R R R
Sodium peroxide R R R
Sodium silicate R R R
Sodium sulphide R R R
Stannic chloride R R R
Starch R R R
Sugar, syrups & jams R R R
Sulphamic acid ND ND ND
Sulphates (Na, K, Mg, Ca) R R R
Sulphites R R R
Sulphonic acids ND ND ND
Sulphur R R R
Sulphur dioxide, dry R R R
Sulphur dioxide, wet R R R
Sulphur dioxide (96%) R R ND
Sulphur trioxide R R R
Sulphuric acid (<50%) R ND ND
Sulphuric acid (70%) R R R
Sulphuric acid (95%) NR NR NR
Sulphuric acid, fuming NR NR NR
Sulphur chlorides R R R
Tallow R R R
Tannic acid (10%) R R R
Tartaric acid R R R
Trichlorethylene R R R
Urea (30%) R R R
Vinegar R R R
Water, distilled. R R R
Water, soft R R R
Water, hard R R R
Wetting agents (<5%) R R R
Yeast R R R
Zinc chloride R R R