MatsMatsMats.com
Yoga Supplies and Meditation CushionsHome Door Mats and MoreWrestling Mats and Martial Arts MatsExecercise Mats & AccessoriesGymnastics Equipment & Ballet BarresKids Mats & Daycare ProductsEco-Friendly ProductsCommercial Mats & Industrial MatsBody Pillows & Comfort Products

  Share this page with friends:



View Shopping Cart   Your Cart Is Empty


Wholesale volume discounts on mats


International Shipping Available

Chemical Impact and Usage Guide

The following guide will help in determining the impact various chemicals can have on commercial/industrial mat material. The resistance levels reflected in this chart are based on moderate exposure, not long-term immersion in any of the above listed fluids. If your application is more rigorous, please request a sample to test against the chemicals in question. For best results, please use this chart as a guide and schedule regular maintenance (cleaning) for your mats.

A = little to minor effect • B = minor to moderate effect • C = moderate to severe effect • F = not recommended • NT = Not Tested

Chemical
Natural
Rubber
SBR
Rubber
50%
Nitrile

CFR
Vinyl
(PVC)

Urethane
Acetic Acid 30%
B
B
B
B
B
B
Acetone
B
B
F
F
F
B
Aluminum Chloride
B
A
A
A
NT
B
Aluminum Nitrite
A
A
A
A
NT
NT
Animal Fats
F
F
A
B
NT
NT
Bleach Solution
F
F
NT
NT
NT
A
Boric Acid
F
A
A
B
A
NT
Brake Fluid
C
B
A
A
F
F
Carbon Tetrachloride
F
F
C
C
B
C
Chlorine (wet)
F
F
NT
NT
C
A
Citric Acid
B
A
A
A
NT
NT
Cutting Oil (Mineral Oil Based)
C
B
A
A
A
A
Cutting Oil (Semi-Synthetic)
F
F
B
A
B
NT
Cutting Oil (Synthetic)
F
F
F
C
F
NT
Detergent Solution
B
B
A
A
NT
A
Diesel Oil
F
F
F
F
B
B
Gasoline
F
F
F
F
B
F
n-Hexane (122 degrees F)
F
F
B
B
NT
B
Hydraulic Oils (Petroleum)
F
F
B
B
NT
B
Hydrochloric Acid (20%)
B
B
B
B
B
B
Isopropyl Alcolol
A
B
B
B
A
NT
MEK
F
F
F
F
F
C
Mineral Oil
F
F
B
A
NT
A
Naptha
NT
F
C
C
NT
B
Nitric Acid (dilute)
F
F
F
F
A
B
Salt Water
B
A
A
A
NT
A
Sodium Hydroxide (46.5%)
C
A
B
B
B
B
Sodium Nitrate
B
B
B
B
A
NT
Sulfuric Acid (dilute)
F
C
F
F
A
C
Tolulene
F
F
F
F
B
B
Transmission Fluid (Type A)
F
F
A
A
NT
A
Trichlorothane
F
F
F
F
NT
F
Vegetable Oil
F
F
B
B
NT
F
A = little to minor effect • B = minor to moderate effect • C = moderate to severe effect • F = not recommended • NT = Not Tested
The resistance levels reflected in this chart are based on moderate exposure, not long-term immersion in any of the above listed fluids. If your application is more rigerous, please request a sample to test against the chemicals in question. For best results, please use this chart as a guide and schedule regular maintenance (cleaning) for your mats.
 



MatsMatsMats.Com, Internet Shopping, Woodland Hills, CA
BizRate Customer Certified (GOLD) Site

See interesting pins on Pinterest Become A Fan of MatsMatsMats.com on Facebook