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Chemical

resistance
table
The chemical resistance table serves
as a guide for the resistance to media
of all asbestos-free gaskets. All
information is provided in accordance
with the current state of knowledge
and subject to alteration.
If in doubt, please
use our free
technical fax
service. Details
are given inside.
Chemical resistance table

Medium Chemical formula Gasket material

Top-graph 2000

C-4430/4433

C-6307/6327
C-4243/4300
C-4304/4324

C-4408/4438
C-4409/4439
Top-sil-ML 1

C-4106

C-4400

C-4500

C-8200

C-4509
Acetaldehyde CH3 CHO
Acetamide CH3 CONH2
Acetic acid 10% CH3 COOH
Acetic acid 100% (glacial acetic acid) CH3 COOH
Acetic acid ester CH3 COOC2 H5
Acetone CH3 COCH3
Acetylene C 2H 2
Adipic acid HOOC(CH2)4 COOH
Air
Aliphatic hydrocarbons (see under specific name)
Alcohol (see under specific name)
Alum KAl(SO4)2
Aluminum acetate (CH3COO)2 Al OH
Aluminum chlorate Al(ClO3)3
Aluminum chloride AlCl3
Ammonia NH3
Ammonium carbonate (NH4)2CO3
Ammonium chloride NH4 Cl
Ammonium hydrogenphosphate (diammonium phosphate) (NH4)2HPO4
Ammonium hydroxide NH4OH
Amyl acetate CH3 COOC5 H11
Aniline C6H5 NH2
Anon (Cyclohexanone) C6 H10O
Arcton 12 (Frigen or Freon 12) C Cl2 F2
Arcton 22 (Frigen or Freon 22) CH F2 Cl
Aromatic hydrocarbons (see under specific name)
Asphalt (tar)
Barium chloride BaCl2
Benzene C6 H6
Benzoic acid C6 H5 COOH
Blast furnace gas
Bleaching liquor (chloride of lime)
Boiler feed water and boiler water (alkaline)
Borax Na2 B4 O7 .10H2O
Boric acid B (OH)3
Brine NaCl
Butane C4H10
* Resistant
means: Butanol (butyl alcohol) C4H9 OH
Suitable
for the Butanone (2) (M.E.K.) CH3COC2H5
appropriate
use as a Butyl acetates CH3COOC4H9
compressed Butyl alcohol C4H9 OH
gasket
between Butylamine C4H9 NH2
flange
surfaces. Butyric acid C3H7COOH
Subject to technical alternations. 01.2005 Resistant* Condit. recommended Not recommended
For your choice of the right 1. Application survey pT diagram, which demonstrates
gasket we offer you a proven commu- A comparison of the sealing material different material behaviour to further
nication concept which leads you characteristics with the criteria for facilitate your choice.
step by step to the right decision. typical fields of application gives 3. Resistance to media:
you a first general survey. Here you find statements on the
2. Documentation of the product: resistance of every Klinger gasket
A technical data sheet is available material.
for every material including the
Medium Chemical formula Gasket material

C-4430/4433

C-6307/6327
C-4243/4300
C-4304/4324

C-4408/4438
C-4409/4439
Top-sil-ML 1

2000 C-4106
Top-graph

C-4400

C-4500

C-8200

C-4509
Calcium chloride CaCl2
Calcium hydroxide Ca(OH)2
Calcium hypochlorite Ca(OCl)2
Calcium sulfate CaSO4
Carbolic acid 100% (phenol) C6 H5OH
Carbon dioxide CO2
Carbon disulfide CS2
Carbon tetrachloride CCl4
Castor oil
Chlorine (dry) Cl2
Chlorine (wet) Cl2
Chlorine water (circa 0,5%)
Chloroform CHCl3
Chromic acid H2 CrO4
Citric acid (CH2COOH)2 C(OH)COOH
Clophen T 64
Coagulating baths (up to 10%) H2SO4
Condensation water H 2O
Copper acetate (CH3COO)2 Cu
Copper sulfate CuSO4
Cresol C6H4(OH)CH3
Cyclohexanol C6H11OH
Cyclohexanone (see anon)
Decaline C10 H18
Dibenzyl ether (C6 H5CH2) 2O
Dibutyl phthalate C6 H4(COOC4H9) 2
Diesel oil
Diethyl ether C2 H5OC2 H5
Dimethyl formamide HCON(CH3)2
Diphyl (Dowtherm A)
Dye baths (alkaline, neutral, acidic)
Ethane C2 H6
Ethanol (ethyl alcohol) C2 H5OH
Ethyl acetate (acetic ethylester) CH3COOC2 H5
Ethyl alcohol C2 H5OH
Ethyl chloride C2 H5Cl
Ethylene C2 H4
* Resistant
means: Ethylene chloride (CH2 Cl)2
Suitable
for the Ethylenediamine (CH2 NH2)2
appropriate
use as a Ethylene glycol (CH2OH)2
compressed Fatty acids from C6 upwards (see palmitic,stearic and oelic acids)
gasket
between Fluorosilicic acid H2SiF6
flange
surfaces. Formaldehyde HCHO
Subject to technical alternations. 01.2005 Resistant* Condit. recommended Not recommended
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Medium Chemical formula Gasket material

Top-graph 2000

C-4430/4433

C-6307/6327
C-4243/4300
C-4304/4324

C-4408/4438
C-4409/4439
Top-sil-ML 1

C-4106

C-4400

C-4500

C-8200

C-4509
Formamide HCONH2
Formic acid 10% HCOOH
Formic acid 85% HCOOH
Freon 12, Frigen 12, Arcton 12 CCl2 F2
Freon 22, Frigen 22, Arcton 22 CHF2 Cl
Fuel oil
Generator gas
Glacial acetic acid CH3COOH
Glycerol (CH2OH)2 CHOH
Heating oil
Heptane C7 H16
Hydraulic oil (mineral)
Hydraulic oil (phosphate ester type)
Hydraulic oil (glycol based)
Hydrazine hydrate (NH2)2H2O
Hydrochloric acid 20% HCl
Hydrochloric acid 37% HCl
Hydrofluoric acid 10% HF
Hydrofluoric acid 40% HF
Hydrogen H2
Hydrogen chloride (dry) HCl
Hydrogen peroxide (up to 6% by weight) H 2O 2
Isooctane (2, 2, 4 –trimethylpentan) (CH3)3CCH2 CH(CH3)2
Isopropyl alcohol (CH3)2CHOH
Kerosene
Lactic acid 50% CH3CHOH COOH
Lead acetate (sugar of lead) (CH3 COO)2PB
Lead arsenate Pb3(AsO4)2
Lime water Ca(OH)2
Linseed oil
Lubricating oil (see mineral oils)
Magnesium sulfate MgSO4
Malic acid HOOC-CHOH-CH2-COOH
M.E.K. (2-butanone) CH3COC2H5
Methane CH4
* Resistant
means: Methyl alcohol (methanol) CH3OH
Suitable
for the Methyl chloride CH3Cl
appropriate
use as a Methylene chloride CH2Cl2
compressed Mineral oil - ASTM Oil No. 1
gasket
between Mineral oil - ASTM Oil No. 3
flange
surfaces. Monochlormethane CH3Cl

Subject to technical alternations. 01.2005 Resistant* Condit. recommended Not recommended


The recommendations given which the manufacturer has no The nomenclature of the media
here are intended to be an aid in the influence. Should there be special corresponds to the IUPAC (German
selection of the suitable gasket approval regulations, these have to be nomenclature commission):
quality. It is not possible to provide complied with. e.g. chemical compounds which are
a warranty because the function and written with Ae are changed to E and
durability of the products depend can be found under this letter in the
largely a number of factors over alphabet.

Medium Chemical formula Gasket material

Top-graph 2000

C-4430/4433

C-6307/6327
C-4243/4300
C-4304/4324

C-4408/4438
C-4409/4439
Top-sil-ML 1

C-4106

C-4400

C-4500

C-8200

C-4509
Naphtha
Natural gas
Nitric acid 20% HNO3
Nitric acid 40% HNO3
Nitric acid 96% HNO3
Nitrobenzene C6H5NO2
Nitrogen N2
Octane C8H18
Oleic acid C17H33COOH
Oleum (fuming sulfuric acid)) H2SO4 with free SO3
Oxalic acid (COOH)2
Oxygen (check local regulations for use) O2
Palmitic acid C15H31COOH
Paraffin (kerosene)
Pentane C5H12
Perchlorethylene C2Cl4
Petrol (fuel)
Petroleum
Petroleum ether
Phenol C6H5OH
Phosphoric acid (all concentrations) H3PO4
Phthalic acid C6H4(COOH)2
Potassium acetate CH3COOK
Potassium carbonate K2CO3
Potassium chlorate KClO3
Potassium chloride KCl
Potassium chromium sulfate KCr(SO4)2 . 12H2O
Potassium cyanide KCN
Potassium dichromate K2Cr2O7
Potassium hydroxide KOH
Potassium hypochlorite (eau de Javelle) KOCl
Potassium iodide KJ
Potassium nitrate (salpetre) KNO3
Potassium permanganate KMnO4
Propane C3H8
Pyridine C5H5N
Rapeseed oil
* Resistant
means: R134a CH2FCF3
Suitable
for the Salicylic acid C6 H4(OH)COOH
appropriate
use as a Salt (rock salt) NaCl
compressed Sea water
gasket
between Silicone oil
flange
surfaces. Skydrol 500
Subject to technical alternations. 01.2005 Resistant* Condit. recommended Not recommended
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Medium Chemical formula Gasket material

Top-graph 2000

C-4430/4433

C-6307/6327
C-4243/4300
C-4304/4324

C-4408/4438
C-4409/4439
Top-sil-ML 1

C-4106

C-4400

C-4500

C-8200

C-4509
Soap
Soda (sodium carbonate) Na2CO3
Sodium aluminate Na3AlO3
Sodium hydrogencarbonate NaHCO3
Sodium hydrogensulfite NaHSO3
Sodium chloride (Salt) NaCl
Sodium cyanide NaCN
Sodium hydroxide NaOH
Sodium silicate (water-glass) Na2 SiO3K2 SiO3
Sodium sulfate Na2 SO4
Sodium sulfide Na2S
Spirit
Starch (C6 H10 O5)n
Steam (temperature limit see pT-diagram) H 2O
Stearic acid C17 H35COOH
Sugar
Sulfur dioxide SO2
Sulfuric acid 20 % H2 SO4
Sulfuric acid 50 % H2 SO4
Sulfuric acid 96 % H2 SO4
Sulfurous acid H2 SO3
Tannic acid C76 H52O46
Tar (asphalt)
Tartaric acid (CHOHCOOH)2
Tetrachlorethane C2 H2Cl4
Tetralin (1, 2, 3, 4 -tetrahydronaphtalene) C10 H12
Toluene C6 H5CH3
Town gas
Transformer oil
Trichlorethylene C2 HCl3
Triethanolamine N(CH2 CH2 OH)3
Turpentine
* Resistant
means: Urea (NH2 )2CO
Suitable
for the Vinyl acetate CH3 COOC2 H3
appropriate
use as a Water H2O
compressed
gasket
Water-glass Na2 SiO3 K2SiO3
between White Spirit
flange
surfaces. Xylene C6 H4 (CH3)2

Subject to technical alternations. 01.2005 Resistant* Condit. recommended Not recommended