All steel is iron based, but stainless steel contains chromium at 10% or more by weight. Steel is susceptible to rust, an active iron oxide film that forms when steel is exposed to air and moisture. This iron oxide film is active and accelerates corrosion by forming more iron oxide.
Medium- and high-pressure fittings, valves, and components from Swagelok are designed to meet requirements of demanding applications. These include:
The Festo PTFEN line of FDA-compliant pneumatic tubing is said to deliver excellent high pressure, heat, corrosion and hydrolysis resistance required for harsh operating environments in many process industries.
Festo has introduced a translucent version of its PUN-H tubing, which is said to provide a tough, long-lasting product for standard applications involving compressed air, vacuum and many uses of water.Read More