Tubing Guide

Chemical Resistance

TubingAcid WeakAcid StrongBase WeakBase Strong
Tubing Acid Weak Acid Strong Base Weak Base Strong
Tygon A B A B
Acidflex/Viton A A A B
Solvaflex B C C D
Silicone D D A B
Polyethylene A D B C
Teflon A A A A
Chemical Resistance Classification
A - No damage after 1 month exposure
B - Little damage after 1 month exposure
C - Effect after 1 week exposure
D - Not suitable

Specific Chemicals

Chemicals

  • TYGON
    • Acetaldehyde, dilute
    • Acids, up to 50% (not HF)
    • Aqueous Solutions
    • Carbon Dioxide (gas)
    • Formaldehyde
    • Glycerol
    • Glycol
    • Sodium Hydroxide
    • Water
  • ACIDFLEX
    • Acids
    • Mineral(not HF)
    • Benzene
    • Carbon Tetrachloride
    • Chloroform
    • Ethylene Dichloride
    • Styrene
    • Toluene
    • Trichloroacetic Acid
    • Xylene
  • SOLVAFLEX
    • Acetylacetone
    • Carbon Tetrachloride
    • Petro
    • Hexane
    • Isopropyl Alcohol
    • MIBK Ethanol (50:50)
    • Octane
  • SILICONE
    • Acetic Acid 95%
    • Acetone
    • Alcohols
    • Dioxane
    • Ethyl Alcohol
    • Isopropyl Alcohol
    • Octanol
    • Pyridine