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Material Compatibility

HYCOOL is compatible with the metals commonly used in indirect refrigeration systems. This was tested in accordance with general corrosion tests (e.g. ASTM). Brazing rods and silver solder have also been tested for galvanic corrosion.

Metals compatible with HYCOOL

       Copper

       Brass

       Carbon steel

       Stainless steel

       Cast iron

       Aluminum

       Magnesium

       Brazing rod

       Silver solder

Metals not compatible with HYCOOL

       Galvanized steel

       Zinc

       Tin solder (soft solder)

HYCOOL does not affect common sealing materials used in refrigeration systems.

Polymers compatible with HYCOOL

       LDPE Polyethylene, low density

       HDPE Polyethylene, high density

       PP Polypropylene

       PTFE Polytetrafluoroethylene

       PA* Polyamide

       PVC Polyvinyl chloride

       PPO Polyphenylene oxide

       PMMA Polymethyl methacrylate

       PES Polyethersulfone

       Aramid Aromatic Polyamide

       ABS Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene

       EP Epoxy resins

       NBR Nitrile Butadiene rubber

       UP Unsaturated polyester resins

       Acrylic plastic

       CR Chloroprene rubber (Neoprene)

       NBR Nitrile Butadiene rubber

       EPDM Ethylene Propylene rubber

       SBR Styrene Butadiene rubber

       MVQ Silicone rubber

       IIR Butyl rubber

* Compatible below 40°C

Polymers not compatible with HYCOOL

       FPM Fluorocarbon rubber (Viton rubber)