Chemical Resistance Guide for Plastics

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  • Spotlighting plastics only.

  • 72 new plastics are covered, compared to 24 in the previous Compass Corrosion Guide II. 

  • 1454+ chemical or harsh environments — up from 560.

  • More categories covered in the mechanical & physical properties section.

  • Twice as many synonyms listed to help you find covered combinations.

Features and Specifications

  • 1454+ liquid or dry chemicals, gasses, lubricants, household fluids, foods, atmospheres and other environments are covered.
  • 80 chemical trade names covered.
  • 846 synonyms of covered chemicals, gases, etc., indexed to page numbers.
  • A quick reference summary of chemical resistance for each plastic compound is provided.
  • Corrodents listed in alphabetical order.
  • Data are presented in symbolic format (A, B, C, NR) with some data at specific rates of deterioration, time and temperature. See the sample page.
  • Where known chemical resistance varies with concentration and temperature, data is presented in descending order of concentration and temperature.
  • Mechanical, physical and electrical properties data for each plastic is provided.
  • A flex thumb index is provided at the right hand margin of the right hand pages to facilitate rapid access to the desired data.
  • Printed on semigloss, 70 pound, plastic coated bond paper to last several years of use.
  • Case bound hardcover.
  • 682 pages, 8.5 x 11 page size.

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Subj: Plastics Covered in "Chemical Resistance Guide For Plastics" 2000 Edition
Plastic Entry(Chemicals Covered)
Acrilic Fiber (ORLON)476
Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene ABS595
Aramide, Aromatic Amide, KEVLAR387
Asbestos Fiber266
Cellulose Acetate, CA272
Cellulose Nitrate, Cn:
Cellulose Acetate, Cellulose Nitrate Blend CA +CN:
Cellulose Vegetable Fiber, COTTON620
Chlorinated Polyester, Thermoset690
Chlorinated Polyether, PENTON682
Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride, CPVC978
Epoxy, Thermoset869
Epoxy, Glass Reinforced Thermoset673
Ethyl Cellulose, EC157
Ethylene Chlorotrichloroethylene,ECTFE944
Ethylene Tetrafluoroethylene, ETFE945
Ethylene Vinyl Acetate, EVA638
Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene, FEP1286
Furfuryl AlcohollFormaldehyde, FURAN 
Asbestos Reinforced483
Furfuryl Alcohol/Formaldehyde, FURAN 
Carbon Reinforced319
Furfuryl AlcohollFormaldehyde, FURAN 
Glass Reinforced604
Modacrylic Fiber, 35-85% Acrylonitrile, DYNEL399
Modified Ethylene Chlorotrifluoroethylene, BLUE ARMOR603
Perfluoroalkoxy, PFA1021
Phenolic, Asbestos Reinforced330
Phenolic, Glass Reinforced642
Polyacetal, Co-Polymer, POM809
Polyacetal, Homo-Polymer, POM898
Polyallomer, PA516
Polyamide, Unspecified, NYLON1025
Polyamide, NYLON 6758
Polyamide, NYLON 66769
Polyamide, NYLON 6/10538
Polyamide, NYLON 6/12527
Polyamide, NYLON 8/9599
Polyamide, NYLON 11870
Polyamide, NYLON 12624
Polyamide-Imide, PAI405
Polybutylene Terephthalete, PBT629
Polycarbonate, PC777
Polychlorotrifluoroethylene, PCTFE682
Polyester Fiber, DACRON443
Polyester Bisphenol A, Thermoset773
Polyester, General Purpose Thermoset693
Polyester, Isophthalic Acid ,Thermoset805
Polyetheretherketone, PEEK636
Polyetherimide, PEl304
Polyethersulfone, PES465
Polyethylene, HDPE1197
Polyethylene, UHMWPE562
Polyethylene, Crosslinked, XLPE658
Polyethylene Terephthalate, PET564
Polyethylene Terephthalate Glycol, PETG140
Polyimide, PI202
Polymethacrylate, Acrylic, PMA476
Polymethyl Pentane, PMP335
Polyphenylene Oxide, PPO757
Polyphenylene Sulfide, PPS665
Polyphenylene Sulfone, PPSU130
Polypropylene, PP1235
Polysulfone, PSU757
Polyphthalamide, PPA102
Polystyrene, PS431
Polytetrafluoroethylene, PTFE1414
Polytetrafluoroethylene, Proprietary Filled, RULON A448
Polyurethane, PU1017
Polyvinyl Chloride, Type I, PVC1272
Polyvinyl Chloride, Type II, PVC:
Polyvinylidene Chloride, PVDC697
Polyvinylidene Fluoride, PVDF1143
Styrene Acrylonitrile, SAN289
Vinyl Ester, Thermoset858
Viscose Regenerated Cellulose Acetate, RAYON346


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