Chainflex® Cables: Chemical Resistance

 

Cable Type
CF130, CF140
CF5, CF6, CF21, CF30, CF31, CF240, CF211, CF130US, CF140US
CF2, CF7, CF8, CF27, CF170, CF14US
CF9, CF10, CF11, CF12, CF14, CFBUS, CF98, CF34, CF35, CFPE, CFKoax1, CF300, CF310
Inorganic Chemicals
Aqueous Solutions, Neutral
Water + + + +
Sodium Chloride (10%) + + + +
Glauber Salt (10%) + + + +
Aqueous Solutions, Alkaline
Soda (10%) 0 + 0 +
Aqueous Solution, Acidic
Sodium Bisulfate (10%) 0 + 0 +
Aqueous Solutions, Oxidizing
Hydrogen Peroxide (10%) + + + +
Potassium Permanganate (25) + + + +
Inorganic Acids
Concentrated Hydrochloric Acid - - - -
Hydrochloric Acid (10%) 0 0 0 +
Concentrated Sulfuric Acid - - - -
Sulfuric Acid (10%) 0 0 0 +
Concentrated Nitric Acid - - - -
Nitric Acid (10%) 0 0 0 +
Inorganic Bases
Concentrated Sodium Hydroxide Solution - - - 0
Sodium Hydroxide Solution (10%) 0 0 0 +
Concentrated Potassium Hydroxide Solution - - - 0
Potassium Hydroxide Solution (10%) 0 0 0 +
Concentrated Ammonia 0 0 0 +
Ammonia (10%) + + + +
Organic Chemicals
Organic Acids
Concentrated Acetic Acid (glacial acetic acid) - - - 0
Acetic Acid (10% in H2O) 0 + 0 +
Tartaric Acid (10% in H2O) 0 + + +
Citric Acid (10% in H2O) 0 + + +
Ketones
Acetone - - - 0
Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK) - - - 0
Alcohols
Ethanol (spirits) - 0 0 +
Isopropanol - 0 0 +
Diethylene Glycol 0 0 + +
Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Toluene - - 0 -
Xylene - - 0 -
Fuels
Benzine - 0 + +
Diesel Fuel - 0 + +
Synthetic Oils
Lubricants
ASTM Oil #2 0 + + +
Hydraulic Oil
Mineral Oil Base - 0 + +
Glycol Base 0 0 + +
Synthetic Ester Base - 0 + +
Vegetable Oils
Rapeseed Oil 0 + + +
Olive Oil 0 + + +
Soybean Oil 0 + + +
Cold Cleaning Agent
Cold Cleaning Agent - 0 + 0

+ = no/few negative effects
0 = average interaction, short-term exposure permissable
- = unstable, partial destruction of material
All information applies to room temperature


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