Oil, Chemical & Solvent Resistance of Urethane

The table below shows the incredible versatility of urethane in harsh chemical environments.

ChemicalRatingChemicalRating
A = EXCELLENT      B = GOOD
Acetic Acid, 20%BAmmonium Hydroxide SolutionsA
ASTM Oil #1 (70°C/158°F)AASTM Oil #3 (70°C/158°F)B
ASTM Reference Fuel AAASTM Reference Fuel B (50°C/122°F)B
Barium Hydroxide SolutionsABorax SolutionsA
Boris Acid SolutionsAButaneA
Calcium Bisulfate SolutionsACalcium Chloride SolutionsA
Calcium Hydroxide SolutionsACarbon DioxideA
Carbon MonoxideACastor OilA
Copper Chloride SolutionsACopper Sulfate SolutionsA
Cottonseed OilACyclohexaneA
DOWTHERM ABEthylene GlycolB
Freon – 11BFreon – 12A
Freon – 113AFuel OilB
GasolineBGlueA
GlycerinAn-Hexane (50°C/122°F)B
Hydraulic OilsBHydrochloric Acid, 20%B
HydrogenAIsooctane (70°C/158°F)B
Isopropyl EtherBLinseed OilB
Lubricating OilsBMagnesium Chloride SolutionsA
Magnesium Hydroxide SolutionsAMercuryA
Mineral OilANaphthaB
NaphthaleneBOleic AcidB
Palmitic AcidAPhosphoric Acid, 20%-70%A
Potassium Hydroxide SolutionsBSAE #10 Oil (70°C/158°F)A
SeawaterASoap SolutionsA
Sodium Hydroxide, 20%ASodium Hydroxide, 46%B
Soybean OilBStearic Acid AA
Sulfuric Acid, 5-10%ASulfuric Acid, 10-50%B-C
Tannic Acid, 10%ATartaric AcidA
Tricresyl PhosphateBTrisodium Phosphate SolutionsA
Tung OilBWater (50°C/122°F)A