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CHEMICAL RESISTANCE RECOMMENDATIONS

 

 

Chemical

Concentration

Resin

Design Info

Fitting Material

Gasket Material

Bolt Material

Acetic Acid

60

HDLPE & XLPE

1.5/ 600

PP

EPDM

Hastelloy

Acetic Acid

80

HDLPE

1.9/ 600

PP

EPDM

Hastelloy

Acrylic Emulsions

50

XLPE

1.9/ 600

PVC

EPDM

316SS

Aluminum Sulfate

26

HDLPE & XLPE

1.5/ 600

PVC

EPDM

Hastelloy

Ammonium Sulfate

40

HDLPE & XLPE

1.5/ 600

PVC

EPDM

Titanium

Calcium Carbonate

Saturated

HDLPE & XLPE

1.9/ 600

PVC

EPDM

316SS

Calcium Chloride

40

HDLPE & XLPE

1.5/ 600

PVC

EPDM

Hastelloy

Deionized Water <5 Megohm  

HDLPE & XLPE

1.5/ 600

PVC

EPDM

316SS

Deionized Water >5 Megohm  

HDLPE & XLPE

1.5/ 600

PVC

EPDM

316SS

Ethyl Alcohol

100

HDLPE & XLPE

1.5/ 600

PVC

EPDM

316SS

Ethylene Glycol

100

HDLPE & XLPE

1.9/ 600

PVC

EPDM

316SS

Ferric Chloride

50

HDLPE & XLPE

1.9/ 600

PVC

EPDM

Hastelloy

Ferric Sulfate

60

HDLPE & XLPE

1.9/ 600

PVC

EPDM

Hastelloy

Ferrous Chloride

Saturated

HDLPE & XLPE

1.9/ 600

PVC

EPDM

Hastelloy

Ferrous Sulfate

20

HDLPE & XLPE

1.5/ 600

PVC

EPDM

Hastelloy

Hydrochloric Acid

37

HDLPE

1.9/ 600

PVC

Viton

Hastelloy

Hydrofluoric Acid

48

HDLPE

1.9/ 600

PP

Viton

Hastelloy

Hydrofluosilicic Acid

26

HDLPE & XLPE*

1.9/ 600

PP

Viton

Hastelloy

Hydrogen Peroxide

50

HDLPE

1.9/ 600

PVC

Viton

Hastelloy

Isopropyl Alcohol

100

HDLPE & XLPE

1.5/ 600

PVC

EPDM

316SS

Magnesium Chloride

30

HDLPE & XLPE

1.5/ 600

PVC

EPDM

Hastelloy

Methyl Alcohol

100

HDLPE & XLPE

1.5/ 600

PVC

EPDM

316SS

Motor Oil

100

HDLPE & XLPE

1.9/ 600

316SS

Viton

316SS

Phosphoric Acid

85

HDLPE

1.9/ 600

PVC

Viton

316SS

Phosphoric Acid

50

HDLPE

1.9/ 600

PVC

Viton

316SS

Polymers (Deposition)  

XLPE

1.5/ 600

PVC

EPDM

316SS

Potable Water  

HDLPE

1.5/ 600

PVC

EPDM

316SS

Potassium Carbonate

50

HDLPE & XLPE

1.9/ 600

PVC

EPDM

316SS

Potassium Hydroxide

Saturated

HDLPE & XLPE

1.9/ 600

PVC

EPDM

316SS

Sodium Carbonate

30

HDLPE & XLPE

1.5/ 600

PVC

EPDM

Hastelloy

Sodium Carbonate

Saturated

HDLPE & XLPE

1.9/ 600

PVC

EPDM

Hastelloy

Sodium Hydroxide

50

HDLPE & XLPE

1.9/ 600

PVC

EPDM

316SS

Sodium Hypochlorite-in (Non-UV)

<16.5

HDLPE

1.9/ 600

PVC

Viton

Titanium

Sodium Hypochlorite-out (UV)

<16.5

HDLPE #880059

1.9/ 600

PVC

Viton

Titanium

Sodium Hypochlorite-out (UV)

<16.5

HDLPE Insulated

1.9/ 600

PVC

Viton

Titanium

Sodium Thiosulfate

40

HDLPE & XLPE

1.9/ 600

PVC

EPDM

316SS

Sulfuric Acid

98

HDLPE #880046

1.9/ 600

CPVC

Viton

Hastelloy

Sulfuric Acid

93

HDLPE #880046

1.9/ 600

CPVC

Viton

Hastelloy

Surfactants  

XLPE

1.5/ 600

PVC

EPDM

316SS

Water w/ Ozone up to 10 PPM  

HDLPE & XLPE

1.5/ 600

PVC

EPDM

316SS

Note: Ambient Temperature
Chart applies to Industrial ASTM Designed tanks.

*Chemical may cause XLPE material to discolor.

 

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