Compressed air components include seals made of elastomer, such as NBR (nitrile butadiene rubber), polyurethane and FKM/FPM (fluorocarbon).
It is important for them not to come into contact with incompatible substances, which could cause swelling or cracking and lead to malfunctions.
It is necessary to verify compatibility with the following, in particular:
We have drawn up a compatibility table for a certain number of chemicals, elastomers and also Hostaforms, the technopolymer most widely used in our products.
The website of Parker Pradifa, one of our main seal suppliers, contains an interactive compatibility table. Log on to
Below is a list of some of the oils that are undoubtedly compatible with all the elastomers used in our products:
Metal Work can provide you with any further details you may require and is also willing to conduct research and tests.