The Universal Selection Source: Plastics & Elastomers


Ammonium hydroxide @ diluted, 20°C

Chemical resistance of plastics to Ammonium hydroxide @ diluted, 20°C is depending on their ability to keep properties when exposed to this reagent. Traditional chemical degradations encompass aesthetic defects, decomposition, swelling, crazing, cracking, and/or change in mechanical properties such as impact strength, tensile strength and elongation. Chemical Resistance of plastics vary with temperature and reagents concentration. ASTM D543 describes the Standard Practices for Evaluating the Resistance of Plastics to Chemical Reagents.

Name of the polymer Explicit name of the polymer Resistivity
ABS Acrylonitrile-Butadiene Styrene Satisfying
ABS FR Acrylonitrile-Butadiene Styrene flame retardant Satisfying
ABS High Heat Acrylonitrile-Butadiene Styrene High Heat Satisfying
ABS High Impact Acrylonitrile-Butadiene Styrene High Impact Satisfying
ABS/PC Acrylonitrile-Butadiene Styrene/Polycarbonate Satisfying
ABS/PC 20% GF Acrylonitrile-Butadiene Styrene/Polycarbonate 20% glass fiber Satisfying
ABS/PC FR Acrylonitrile-Butadiene Styrene/Polycarbonate flame retardant Satisfying
Amorphous TPI Blend, Ultra-high heat, Chemical Resistant (High Flow) Amorphous TPI Blend, Ultra-high heat, Chemical Resistant (High Flow) Limited
Amorphous TPI Blend, Ultra-high heat, Chemical Resistant (Standard Flow) Amorphous TPI Blend, Ultra-high heat, Chemical Resistant (Standard Flow) Limited
Amorphous TPI, High Heat, High Flow, Lead-Free Solderable, 30% GF Amorphous TPI, High Heat, High Flow, Lead-Free Solderable, 30% GF Limited
Amorphous TPI, High Heat, High Flow, Transparent, Lead-Free Solderable (High Flow) Amorphous TPI, High Heat, High Flow, Transparent, Lead-Free Solderable (High Flow) Limited
Amorphous TPI, High Heat, High Flow, Transparent, Lead-Free Solderable (Standard Flow) Amorphous TPI, High Heat, High Flow, Transparent, Lead-Free Solderable (Standard Flow) Limited
Amorphous TPI, Highest heat, Chemical Resistant, 260C UL RTI Amorphous TPI, Highest heat, Chemical Resistant, 260C UL RTI Limited
Amorphous TPI, Moderate Heat, Transparent Amorphous TPI, Moderate Heat, Transparent Limited
Amorphous TPI, Moderate Heat, Transparent (Food Contact Approved) Amorphous TPI, Moderate Heat, Transparent (Food Contact Approved) Limited
Amorphous TPI, Moderate Heat, Transparent (Mold Release grade) Amorphous TPI, Moderate Heat, Transparent (Mold Release grade) Limited
Amorphous TPI, Moderate Heat, Transparent (Powder form) Amorphous TPI, Moderate Heat, Transparent (Powder form) Limited
ECTFE Ethylene Chlorotrifluoroethylene Satisfying
EVOH Ethylene Vinyl Alcohol Non Satisfactory
HDPE - High Density Polyethylene HDPE - High Density Polyethylene Satisfying
HIPS - High Impact Polystyrene HIPS - High Impact Polystyrene Satisfying
HIPS FR V0 High Impact Polystyrene flame retardant V0 Satisfying
LDPE - Low Density Polyethylene LDPE - Low Density Polyethylene Satisfying
LLDPE - Linear Low Density Polyethylene LLDPE - Linear Low Density Polyethylene Satisfying
PA 66 Polyamide 6-6 Satisfying
PA 66 30% GF Polyamide 6-6 30% glass fiber Satisfying
PA 66 30% mineral filled Polyamide 6-6 30% mineral filled Satisfying
PA 66 IM 15-30% GF Polyamide 6-6 impact modified 15-30% glass fiber Satisfying
PA 66 impact modified Polyamide 6-6 impact modified Satisfying
PC 20-40% GF Polycarbonate 20-40% glass fiber Non Satisfactory
PC 20-40% GF FR Polycarbonate 20-40% glass fiber flame retardant Non Satisfactory
PC high heat Polycarbonate high heat Non Satisfactory
PE 30% GF Polyethylene 30% glass fiber Satisfying
PEEK Polyetheretherketone Satisfying
PET Polyethylene Terephtalate Non Satisfactory
PET 30% GF Polyethylene Terephtalate 30% glass fiber Non Satisfactory
PET 30/35% GF Impact modified Polyethylene Terephtalate 30/35% glass fiber impact modified Non Satisfactory
PET G Polyethylene Terephtalate Glycol Non Satisfactory
PMMA Polymethylmethacrylate (Acrylic) Satisfying
PMMA high heat Polymethylmethacrylate (Acrylic) high heat Satisfying
PMMA Impact modified Polymethylmethacrylate (Acrylic) impact modified Satisfying
POM Polyoxymethylene (acetal) Satisfying
POM impact modified Polyoxymethylene (acetal) impact modified Satisfying
POM low friction Polyoxymethylene (acetal) low friction Satisfying
POM mineral filled Polyoxymethylene (acetal) mineral filled Satisfying
PP 10-20% GF Polypropylene 10-20% glass fiber Satisfying
PP 10-40% mineral filled Polypropylene 10-40% mineral filled Satisfying
PP 10-40% TALC Polypropylene 10-40% talc Satisfying
PP 30-40% GF Polypropylene 30-40% glass fiber Satisfying
PP copo Polypropylene copolymer Satisfying
PP homo Polypropylene homopolymer Satisfying
PP impact modified Polypropylene impact modified Satisfying
PS 30 % GF Polystyrene 30% glass fiber Satisfying
PS crystal Polystyrene crystal Satisfying
PS high heat Polystyrene high heat Satisfying
PTFE Polytetrafluoroethylene Satisfying
PTFE 25% GF Polytetrafluoroethylene 25% glass fiber Satisfying
PVC 20% GF Polyvinyl Chloride 20% glass fiber Satisfying
PVC plasticized Polyvinyl Chloride plasticized Satisfying
PVC plasticized filled Polyvinyl Chloride plasticized filled Satisfying
PVC rigid Polyvinyl Chloride rigid Satisfying
TPI-PEEK Blend, Ultra-high heat, Chemical Resistant, High Flow, 240C UL RTI TPI-PEEK Blend, Ultra-high heat, Chemical Resistant, High Flow, 240C UL RTI Limited
XLPE - Crosslinked Polyethylene XLPE - Crosslinked Polyethylene Satisfying

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