The Universal Selection Source: Plastics & Elastomers


Sodium hydroxide @ 10%, 90°C

Chemical resistance of plastics to Sodium hydroxide @ 10%, 90°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
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
CA - Cellulose Acetate Cellulose Acetate Non Satisfactory
EVA Ethylene Vinyl Acetate Non Satisfactory
HIPS - High Impact Polystyrene HIPS - High Impact Polystyrene Non Satisfactory
HIPS FR V0 High Impact Polystyrene flame retardant V0 Non Satisfactory
LCP Liquid Crystal Polymer 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
PI Polyimide Non Satisfactory
PPS Polyphenylene Sulfide Satisfying
PPS 20-30% GF Polyphenylene Sulfide 20-30% glass fiber Satisfying
PPS 40% GF Polyphenylene Sulfide 40% glass fiber Satisfying
PPS conductive Polyphenylene Sulfide conductive Satisfying
PPS GF & mineral Polyphenylene Sulfide glass fiber & mineral Satisfying
PS 30 % GF Polystyrene 30% glass fiber Non Satisfactory
PS crystal Polystyrene crystal Non Satisfactory
PS high heat Polystyrene high heat Non Satisfactory
PSU Polysulfone Satisfying
PSU 30% GF Polysulfone 30% glass fiber Satisfying
PSU mineral filled Polysulfone mineral filled Satisfying
PTFE Polytetrafluoroethylene Satisfying
PTFE 25% GF Polytetrafluoroethylene 25% glass fiber Satisfying
PVC 20% GF Polyvinyl Chloride 20% glass fiber Non Satisfactory
PVC plasticized Polyvinyl Chloride plasticized Non Satisfactory
PVC plasticized filled Polyvinyl Chloride plasticized filled Non Satisfactory
PVC rigid Polyvinyl Chloride rigid Non Satisfactory
Silicon heat sink Silicon heat sink Non Satisfactory
Silicon RTV bicomponent high hardness Silicon RTV bicomponent high hardness Non Satisfactory
Silicon RTV bicomponent low hardness Silicon RTV bicomponent low hardness Non Satisfactory
Silicon stirrable dureté élevée 60/80 ShoreA Silicon stirrable dureté élevée 60/80 ShoreA Non Satisfactory
Silicon stirrable filled for cables Silicon stirrable filled for cables Non Satisfactory
Silicon stirrable High temperature cables Silicon stirrable High temperature cables Non Satisfactory
Silicon stirrable low hardness, shore A 35-50 Silicon stirrable low hardness, shore A 35-50 Non Satisfactory
Silicone Epoxy modified Silicone Epoxy modified Non Satisfactory
Silicone pompable conductive black Silicone pompable conductive black Non Satisfactory
Silicone pumpable low hardness Shore A 20-35 Silicone pumpable low hardness Shore A 20-35 Non Satisfactory
Silicone pumpable medium hardness Shore A 40/70 Silicone pumpable medium hardness Shore A 40/70 Non Satisfactory
Silicone resin for electronic Silicone resin for electronic Non Satisfactory
Silicone RTV expandable foam Silicone RTV expandable foam Non Satisfactory
Silicone RTV one component high hardness Silicone RTV one component high hardness Non Satisfactory
Silicone RTV one component low hardness Silicone RTV one component low hardness Non Satisfactory
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
UP acrylate urethane 40% aramid fiber UP acrylate urethane 40% aramid fiber Non Satisfactory
UP antistatic charged UP antistatic charged Non Satisfactory
UP BMC 10-20% GF UP BMC 10-20% GF Non Satisfactory
UP BMC 18% GF FR halogen free UP BMC 18% GF FR halogen free Non Satisfactory
UP BMC 22 -28% GF UP BMC 22 -28% GF Non Satisfactory
UP BMC 7% GF UP BMC 7% GF Non Satisfactory
UP Filled FR UP Filled FR Non Satisfactory
UP flexible UP flexible Non Satisfactory
UP FR grade UP FR grade Non Satisfactory
UP FR mineral filled UP FR mineral filled Non Satisfactory
UP low styrene emission UP low styrene emission Non Satisfactory
UP poured electrical grade UP poured electrical grade Non Satisfactory
UP short GF UP short GF Non Satisfactory
UP textile fiber filled UP textile fiber filled Non Satisfactory

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