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Use these charts to check chemical compatability with your swivel joint metal and seal materials.

A . B . C . D . E . F . G . H . I . J . K . L . M . N . O . P . R . S . T . U . V . W . X . Z

A = Recommended
C = Moderate to Sever
B = Minor to Moderate Effect
* = Insufficient Data
U = Unsatisfactory
Blank = No Data
 AluminumBronzeDuctile IronCarbon Steel316 StainlessBunaViton™Teflon™EPTNeopreneNitrileEPDMFluorosiliconeDelrinRyton
Lacquer Solvents     U  UUUUU  
LacquersAAUUAUAAUUUUU A
Lactams-Amino Acids     U  BBUBU  
Lactic Acid 10%             B 
Lactic Acid 90%             * 
Lactic Acid, Cold     A  AAAAA  
Lactic Acid, Hot     U  UUUUB  
Lactic AcidsAUUUAAAAAAAAA A
Lard, Animal FatsAACCAAAAUCAUA A
Latex Sol. 70%****AAAA* A*  A
Lauric AcidACUAAAAA* A*  A
Lavender Oil     B  UUBUB  
Lead Acetate     B  ABBAU* 
Lead Nitrate     A  AAAAA  
Lead Stearate             * 
Lead Sulphamate     B  AABAA  
LecithinAACCA*AA* **  A
Lehigh X1169     A  UBAUA  
Lehigh X1170     A  UBAUA  
Light Grease     A  UUAUA  
Ligroin (Petroleum Ether or Benzine)AAAAAAAAUBAUA A
Lime Bleach     A  ABAAA  
Lime Sulphur     U  AAUAA  
Lindol, Hydraulic Fluid
(Phosphate ester type)
     U  AUUAC  
Linoleic AcidABBBABBAUUBU* A
Linolenic AcidABBBABBAU BU  A
Linseed Oil ABBBAAAACCACAAA
Liquid Feed****AAAA* A*  A
Liquid Oxygen     U  UUUUU  
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG)AAAAAAAAUBAUC A
Liquimoly     A  UBAUA  
Lithium Bromide Aq.             * 
Lubricating Oils, Di-ester     B  UCBUB  
Lubricating Oils, Petroleum BaseABAAAAAAUBAUAAA
Lubricating Oils, SAE 10, 20, 30, 40, 50     A  UBAUA  
Lye Solutions     B  ABBAB