Chemical resistance of wiring trunkings, conduits and accessories made of hard PVC, PE, PA, PS, PP and PPE

Key:
* : These materials are resistant to chemical damage under normal installation conditions
o : The resistance of these materials to mechanical damage is only limited
x : These materials are not resistant to chemical damage under specified conditions

Abbreviations: PVC-polyvinylchloride, PE-polyethylene, PA-polyamide, PS-polystyrene (rigid Krasten), PP-polypropylen, PPE (PPO)-polyphenylenether (polyphenyl oxid).

Chemicalsconc. in %°CPVCPEPAPSPPPPE (PPO)
Acetone 20x##x#x
Amoniak2520##xo#x
Aniline 60oxoxxo
Benzene 20xo#xox
Distilled water 20######
Ethanol5020###o #
Phenol solution550ooxxxx
Sodium hydroxide6050######
Chlorinated hydrocarbons  xx#xxx
Hydrofluoric acid4020##xx#o
Hydrochloric acid3620ooxo o
Chromic acid20 ooxooo
Acetic acid520##x##o
Sulfuric acid9620##x##o
Sulfuric acid3020##x##o
Medicinal oil  #### x
Metanol  ###x #
Olive oil  #####x
Petroleum  #####x
Hydrogen peroxide2020##oo#o
Tetrachlorocarbon  xxxxxx
Transformer oil 20#### x
Sodium carbonate  #### #

PPE (PPO) - in contact with fat, grease and oil the material degradation occurs (it becomes fragile and is cracking).