Polymer Data File:
Chemical Resistance

PA 12

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Important Note:

Whilst we try to ensure that this table is as accurate as possible we cannot guarantee that the data contained in the tables is accurate for all blends and grades of PA 12. In all cases the supplier of the material should be contacted to determine the exact chemical resistance of the material.


PA 12

A B C D E F G H I L M N O P S T U V W Y Z

R = Resistant

LR = Limited Resistance

NR = Not Recommended

ND = No Data 

Chemical

Resistance

20oC 60oC 100oC
Acetaldehyde R ND ND
Acetic acid (10%) LR ND ND
Acetic acid (glac./anh.) NR ND ND
Acetic anhydride LR ND ND
Aceto-acetic ester NR ND ND
Acetone R ND ND
Other ketones ND ND ND
Acetonitrile ND ND ND
Acetylene ND ND ND
Acetyl salicylic acid ND ND ND
Acid fumes ND ND ND
Alcohols LR ND ND
Aliphatic esters LR ND ND
Alkyl chlorides ND ND ND
Alum R ND ND
Aluminium chloride R ND ND
Aluminium sulphate R ND ND
Ammonia, anhydrous R ND ND
Ammonia, aqueous R ND ND
Ammonium chloride R ND ND
Amyl acetate LR ND ND
Aniline LR ND ND
Antimony trichloride NR ND ND
Aqua regia NR ND ND
Aromatic solvents R ND ND
Ascorbic acid ND ND ND
Beer R ND ND
Benzaldehyde NR ND ND
Benzene R ND ND
Benzoic acid LR ND ND
Benzoyl peroxide ND ND ND
Boric acid ND ND ND
Brines, saturated ND ND ND
Bromide (K) solution R ND ND
Bromine NR ND ND
Bromine liquid, tech. NR ND ND
Bromine water, saturated aqueous NR ND ND
Butyl acetate R ND ND
Calcium chloride R ND ND
Carbon disulphide R ND ND
Carbonic acid ND ND ND
Carbon tetrachloride LR ND ND
Caustic soda & potash R ND ND
Cellulose paint ND ND ND
Chlorates of Na, K, Ba LR ND ND
Chlorine, dry NR ND ND
Chlorine, wet NR ND ND
Chlorides of Na, K, Ba R ND ND
Chloroacetic acid NR ND ND
Chlorobenzene R ND ND
Chloroform R ND ND
Chlorosulphonic acid NR ND ND
Chromic acid (80%) NR ND ND
Citric acid R ND ND
Copper salts (most) R ND ND
Cresylic acids (50%) NR ND ND
Cyclohexane R ND ND
Detergents, synthetic R ND ND
Emulsifiers, concentrated ND ND ND
Esters ND ND ND
Ether R ND ND
Fatty acids (>C6) R ND ND
Ferric chloride ND ND ND
Ferrous sulphate ND ND ND
Fluorinated refrigerants R ND ND
Fluorine, dry ND ND ND
Flourine, wet ND ND ND
Fluorosilic acid ND ND ND
Formaldehyde (40%) LR ND ND
Formic acid NR ND ND
Fruit juices R ND ND
Gelatine ND ND ND
Glycerine R ND ND
Glycols R ND ND
Glycol, ethylene LR ND ND
Glycolic acid ND ND ND
Hexamethylene diamine ND ND ND
Hexamine ND ND ND
Hydrazine ND ND ND
Hydrobromic acid (50%) ND ND ND
Hydrochloric acid (10%) ND ND ND
Hydrochloric acid (conc.) ND ND ND
Hydrocyanic acid ND ND ND
Hydrofluoric acid (40%) NR ND ND
Hydrofluoric acid (75%) NR ND ND
Hydrogen peroxide (30%) LR ND ND
Hydrogen peroxide (30 - 90%) ND ND ND
Hydrogen sulphide R ND ND
Hypochlorites ND ND ND
Hypochlorites (Na 12-14%) LR ND ND
Iso-butyl-acetate ND ND ND
Lactic acid (90%) LR ND ND
Lead acetate R ND ND
Lead perchlorate ND ND ND
Lime (CaO) ND ND ND
Maleic acid ND ND ND
Manganate, potassium (K) NR ND ND
Meat juices ND ND ND
Mercuric chloride R ND ND
Mercury R ND ND
Methanol LR ND ND
Methylene chloride R ND ND
Milk products R ND ND
Moist air ND ND ND
Molasses ND ND ND
Monoethanolamine ND ND ND
Naptha ND ND ND
Napthalene R ND ND
Nickel salts R ND ND
Nitrates of Na, K and NH3 R ND ND
Nitric acid (<25%) NR ND ND
Nitric acid (50%) NR ND ND
Nitric acid (90%) NR ND ND
Nitric acid (fuming) NR ND ND
Nitrite (Na) LR ND ND
Nitrobenzene LR ND ND
Oils, diesel ND ND ND
Oils, essential R ND ND
Oils, lubricating + aromatic additives ND ND ND
Oils, mineral ND ND ND
Oils, vegetable and animal R ND ND
Oxalic acid R ND ND
Ozone R ND ND
Paraffin wax R ND ND
Perchloric acid ND ND ND
Petroleum spirits R ND ND
Phenol NR ND ND
Phosphoric acid (20%) NR ND ND
Phosphoric acid (50%) NR ND ND
Phosphoric acid (95%) NR ND ND
Phosphorous chlorides ND ND ND
Phosphorous pentoxide ND ND ND
Phthalic acid ND ND ND
Picric acid ND ND ND
Pyridine R ND ND
Salicyl aldehyde ND ND ND
Sea water ND ND ND
Silicic acid ND ND ND
Silicone fluids ND ND ND
Silver nitrate R ND ND
Sodium carbonate R ND ND
Sodium peroxide ND ND ND
Sodium silicate ND ND ND
Sodium sulphide R ND ND
Stannic chloride ND ND ND
Starch R ND ND
Sugar, syrups & jams R ND ND
Sulphamic acid ND ND ND
Sulphates (Na, K, Mg, Ca) R ND ND
Sulphites R ND ND
Sulphonic acids ND ND ND
Sulphur R ND ND
Sulphur dioxide, dry R ND ND
Sulphur dioxide, wet NR ND ND
Sulphur dioxide (96%) NR ND ND
Sulphur trioxide NR ND ND
Sulphuric acid (<50%) NR ND ND
Sulphuric acid (70%) NR ND ND
Sulphuric acid (95%) NR ND ND
Sulphuric acid, fuming NR ND ND
Sulphur chlorides ND ND ND
Tallow ND ND ND
Tannic acid (10%) ND ND ND
Tartaric acid R ND ND
Trichlorethylene LR ND ND
Urea (30%) R ND ND
Vinegar R ND ND
Water, distilled. R ND ND
Water, soft R ND ND
Water, hard R ND ND
Wetting agents (<5%) ND ND ND
Yeast ND ND ND
Zinc chloride R ND ND

 

Last edited: 11/03/2010

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