Help me decide which type I need
Each type of O-ring material has properties better in some way than the other, it may be that they are tolerant to higher or lower temperatures or resistant to different chemicals
There is no such thing as an all purpose O-ring.
The suitability of each type needs evaluating by its resistance to chemicals and the temperature range that it will be exposed to when it is used.
Click to view chemical resistance table [here]
|NITRILE ||-30 deg Celcius up to +120 deg Celcius |
|EPDM ||-53 deg Celcius up to +148 |
|VITON ||-25 deg Celcius up to +200 deg Celcius (higher for short periods of time) |
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