Chemical Resistance Guide

When it comes to selecting polymers for your custom rubber moulded solutions, you want to be sure that your product will be able to perform well when faced with particularly aggressive environments or harsh chemicals. TRP Polymer Solutions’ chemical resistance guide for elastomers can help you to decide the best material for you.

Chemical resistance guide for chemical compatibility

TRP Polymer Solutions’ Chemical Resistance Guide allows designers and engineers to quickly find the perfect elastomeric material for them. This guide will help make your polymer selection process as straightforward as possible. Once you have found your desired chemical resistant rubber, give one of TRP’s expert engineers a call for specialist advice and to order affordably priced products.
To figure out the chemical resistance of each rubber, use our drop-down box below. Simply select the chemical that you need your material to resist and press ‘Go’. It is as easy as that! For helpful tips on chemical compatibility, view our ‘What to Consider When Choosing a Polymer Material‘ factsheet.

Benefits of using our chemical resistance guide

Our chemical resistance guide for elastomers will show you which materials perform well against certain chemicals. You can find out which materials are only suitable for static use, use with certain chemicals or not suitable for use with your particular chemicals. You may also find our polymer materials FAQs useful when making your decision.
By using our chemical resistance guide, you can:

  • Find specific chemical resistant materials at the click of a button
  • Discover which materials are not compatible with your selected chemical
  • Cross reference chemicals and find the recommended material for multi-chemical exposure

Contact TRP for further information on rubber chemical compatibility

If your business involves exposure to multiple chemicals, you will benefit from a personal analysis from TRP Polymer Solutions’ specialists. We offer bespoke, custom rubber moulding solutions and have years of experience in the rubber moulding field.
This chemical resistance guide provides a general guideline for chemical resistance. Many factors can affect the chemical resistance of a rubber seal or mould and it is important to tailor your choices to your own application conditions. For more information, read about our ‘Chemical Resistant Polymer Seals from TRP Polymer Solutions‘ here.
Contact one of TRP Polymer Solutions’ material experts at, or call 01432 268899 today, for detailed, bespoke material recommendations and manufacturing, purposely designed for your environment.

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