Compatibility

Acetaldehyde  
Acetic Acid, Glacial  
Acetic Acid, 37%  
Acetic Anhydride  
Acetone  
Acetonitrile  
Acetylene  
Acrolein  
Acrylic Acid  
Acrylonitrile  
Air  
Alum  
Aluminum Acetate  
Aluminum Hydroxide  
Aluminum Nitrate  
Aluminum Sulfate  
Amines  
Ammonia, Gas<150°F  
Ammonia, Gas>150°F  
Ammonia, Liquid, Anhydrous  
Ammonium Bisulfate  
Ammonium Chloride  
Ammonium Hydroxide  
Aluminum Nitrate  
Amyl Chloride  
Aniline, Aniline Oil  
Aqua Regia  
Arsenic Acid  
Asphalt  
Aviation Fuels  
Baking Soda  
Barium Chloride  
Beer  
Benzaldehyde  
Benzene (Benzol)  
Benzoic Acid  
Benzoyl Chloride  
Benzyl Alcohol  
Benzoyl Chloride  
Black Sulfate Liquor < 350 F  
Black Sulfate Liquor > 350 F  
Bleach Solutions  
Boiler Feed Water  
Borax  
Boric Acid  
Brine  
Butadiene  
Butane  
Butanone-2  
Butyl Acetate  
Butyl Alcohol (Butanol)  
n-Butyl Amine  
tert-Butyl Amine  
Butyl Methacrylate  
Butylene (Butene)  
Butyric Acid  
Calcium Bisulfite  
Calcium Carbonate  
Calcium Chloride  
Calcium Hydroxide  
Calcium Hypochlorite  
Calcium Nitrate  
Caprolactam  
Carbon Dioxide, dry  
Carbon Dioxide, wet  
Carbon Disulfide  
Carbon Monoxide  
Carbon Tetrachloride  
Caustic Soda (NaOH)  
Chlorine, gas (dry) *  
Chlorine, liquid (dry)  
Chlorine (wet)  
Chlorine Dioxide  
Chlorobenzene  
Chloroethane  
Chloroethylene  
Citric Acid  
Chloroform  
Chromic Acid  
Coal Gas  
Copper Sulfate  
Corn Oil  
Cotton Seed Oil  
Creosote (Coal Tar)  
Cresol  
Crude Oil  
Cumene  
Cyclohexane  
Cyclohexanone  
Detergent Solutions  
Diacetone Alcohol  
Diazomethane  
Dibenzyl Ether  
Dibutylamine  
Dichlorobenzene-1,4  
Dichlorobenzidene-3,3  
Dichlorobenzidene  
Dichloroethylene-1,1  
Dichloroethyl Ether  
Dichloromethane  
Diesel Fuel  
Diethyl Carbonate  
Dimethyl Acetamide  
Dimethylformamide (DMF)  
Dioxane  
Dowtherm A, E  
Epichlorohydrin  
Ethylbenzene  
Ethane  
Ethylene Dichloride (EDC)  
Ethylene Glycol  
Ethyl Alcohol (Ethanol)  
Ethylene  
Ethyl Ether  
Ethylene Oxide  
Fatty Acids  
Ferric Chloride  
Ferrous Chloride  
Fluorine (Gas, Liquid)  
Formaldehyde  
Formic Acid  
Freon (See Refrigerants)  
Fuel Oil  
Gas - Natural  
Gasoline  
Glucose  
Glycerine (Glycerol)  
Green Sulfate Liquor  
Glycol  
Heptane  
Hexane  
Hydraulic Oil (mineral)  
Hydraulic Oil (phos. ester)  
Hydrazine  
Hydrochloric Acid, Conc  
Hydrochloric Acid, 30%  
Hydrofluoric Acid < 150 F  
Hydrofluoric Acid > 150 F  
Hydrogen  
Hydrogen Chloride (dry)  
Hydrogen Fluoride (HF)  
Hydrogen Peroxide, 10%  
Hydrogen Sulfide (dry)  
Hydrogen Sulfide (wet)  
Hydroquinone  
Iodine  
Isobutane  
Isooctane  
Isopropyl Alcohol  
Jet Fuel  
Kerosene  
Lacquer Solvents  
Lactic Acid  
Liceed Oil  
Lubricating Oil  
Magnesium Chloride  
Magnesium Hydroxide  
Magnesium Sulfate  
Maleic Acid  
Maleic Anhydride  
Mercuric Chloride  
Mercury  
Methane  
Methylacrylic Acid  
Methyl Alcohol (Methanol)  
Methylene Chloride  
Methyl Ethyl Ketone MEK  
Methyl Isobutyl Ketone  
Methyl Isocyanate  
Methyl Methacrylate  
Milk  
Mineral Oil  
Muriatic Acid  
Naphtha  
Naphthalene  
Natural Gas  
Nickel Sulfate  
Nitric Acid, > 20%  
Nitric Acid, < 50%  
Nitrogen  
Nitrogen Dioxide  
Nitrogen Tetroxide  
Octane  
Oil, Crude  
Oil, Mineral  
Oleic Acid  
Oleum, fuming H2SO4  
Oxalic Acid  
Oxygen, gas  
Oxygen, liquid*  
Ozone  
Paraffin  
Pentane  
Perchloroethylene  
Petroleum  
Phenol  
Phosphoric Acid, <40%  
Phthalic Acid  
Phthalic Anhydride  
Polyacrylonitrile  
Potash  
Potassium Chloride  
Potassium Dichromate  
Potassium Hydroxide  
Potassium Nitrate  
Potassium Sulfate  
Propane  
Propylene  
Pydrauls, Skydrols  
Pyridine  
Red Sulfite Liquor  
Red Sulfite Liquor > 380 F  
Refrigerant R-11  
Refrigerant R-12  
Refrigerant R-113  
Refrigerant HCFC 123  
Refrigerant HCFC 124  
Refrigerant HFC 125  
Refrigerant HFC 134a  
Refrigerant HCFC 141b  
Refrigerant HFC 236fa  
Refrigerant Blend HP 62  
Refrigerant Blend HP80  
Refrigerant Blend HP81  
Refrigerant Blend 404a  
Sea Water  
Silver Nitrate  
Soap Solutions  
Soda Ash  
Sodium Bicarbonate  
Sodium Carbonate  
Sodium Chloride  
Sodium Hydroxide  
Sodium Hypochlorite  
Sodium Nitrate  
Sodium Silicate  
Sodium Sulfate  
Sour Crude Oil  
Soybean Oil  
Steam (over 450 F)  
Steam (to 450 F)  
Stearic Acid  
Stoddard Solvent  
Styrene  
Sulfite Liquors  
Sulfur (molten)  
Sulfur Dioxide  
Sulfuric Acid, 20%  
Sulfuric Acid, Conc.  
Sulfuric Acid, Conc. > 200 F  
Tar  
tert-Butyl Amine  
Tetrachloroethane  
Tetrahydrofuran (THF)  
Toluene  
Transformer Oil  
Transmission Fluid  
Trichloroethane -1,1,2  
Trichloroethylene  
Triethanolamine  
Turpentine  
Urea  
Varsol  
Vegetable Oil  
Vinegar  
Vinyl Acetate  
Vinyl Chloride  
Water  
Whiskey and Wines  
White Spirit  
White Sulfate Liquor  
Xylene  
Zinc Chloride  
Zinc Nitrate  
Zinc Sulfate  
Legend
Resistant  
Not Resistant  

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Durlon 8500® (green), our general-purpose “workhorse” material contains our unique blend of high strength aramid and inorganic fibres providing excellent results in steam, hydrocarbons, and new generation refrigerants. Durlon® 8500 passed a modified API 607 fire test at an independent laboratory and has proven to be reliable in situations where temperature and pressure cycling causes failures of lesser quality materials.

 

Typical Physical Properties

Color Green
Fibre Aramid / Inorganic
Binder NBR
Fluid Services Saturated steam, oils, dilute acids & alkalis, solvents, fuels, refrigerants
Density 1.7 g/cc (106 lbs/cu. ft)
Tensile Strength, ASTM F152 2,000psi (13.8 MPa)
Compressibility, ASTM F36 8 to 16%
Recovery, ASTM F36 50%
Temperature
Range
Continuous, max
-100 to 700°F
548°F
Pressure, max 1,500 psig
Leakage, DIN 3535 0.03 cc/min
Creep Relaxation, ASTM F38 20%
Flexibility, ASTM F147 10x