Chemical Resistance News

Which polymers are chemical resistant?

15 January 2022

With chemical processing applications, there can be no half measures when it comes to selecting the right polymer for mission-critical seals and components. Only the highest levels of reliability, durability and chemical resistance will do. In this article, TRP Polymer Solutions highlights some of our most robust chemical resistant rubber materials. Chemical resistant rubber materials […]

Custom moulded rubber for tough environments

17 May 2021

Tough operational environments call for even tougher custom moulded rubber seals. Wherever extreme temperatures and abrasive chemicals are involved, specialised ‘O’ rings offer unrivalled performance and peace of mind. In this article, TRP Polymer Solutions discusses the merits of sourcing high temperature ‘O’ rings and chemical resistant ‘O’ rings from a source you can trust. […]

The best accidental discoveries in polymer chemistry

24 April 2020

They say necessity is the mother of invention and in many cases that’s true. But that neglects that other great catalyst for invention: accident. Because there have been many breakthroughs that suggest some of the best innovations occur when the pressure is off and the focus is elsewhere. Nowhere more so than in the field […]

TRP Polymer Solutions answers your neoprene FAQ

08 March 2020

If you’ve ever zipped into a wetsuit you will be all too familiar with the incredible waterproof properties of neoprene. However, this versatile synthetic rubber comes in a wide range of different forms and is notable for its excellent tear strength, resistance to environmental factors and impressive thermal stability. Here, TRP Polymer solutions answers all […]

A comparison of Nitrile vs EPDM ‘O’ rings

14 February 2020

Synthetic rubber comes in a huge variety of different types, each offering their own distinct advantages and disadvantages. EPDM and nitrile are two such rubber compounds that are commonly used to make cost-effective, general-purpose ‘O’ rings. So which is better for your application? In this nitrile vs EPDM comparison, TRP Polymer Solutions explains the advantages […]

Chemical resistant ‘O’ ring materials

22 November 2018

In chemical sealing applications it is imperative that ‘O’ rings retain their integrity. Chemical resistant ‘O’ rings are the only seals that guarantee a high-performance sealing solution that can withstand the demands of chemical media. In this article, TRP Polymer Solutions introduces you to the most reliable chemical resistant ‘O’ ring materials.