Chemical Resistance

 

FIBER RESISTANCE
TO ACIDS
RESISTANCE
TO ALKALI
RESISTANCE TO
FREE RADICALS*
POLYESTER (Dacron) Good Fair Excellent
POLYPROPYLENE Excellent Excellent Poor
NYLON Fair Excellent Excellent
DRALON T Excellent Fair Good
NOMEX Fair Excellent Good
GLASS Excellent Fair Good
RYTON Excellent Excellent Poor
POLYIMIDE (P-84) Good Good Good
TEFLON Excellent Excellent Excellent
COTTON Poor Excellent Good

* Includes oxygen, ozone, bleach, etc.