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Do not use electric immersion heaters to heat flammable solutions! *PTFE is a polytetrafluoroethylene fluoropolymer.

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Chemistry Material 1 Material 2 Material 3 Notes
Acetic Acid PTFE* Quartz Note
Actane 70, 80 PTFE* Note
Actane Salt PTFE* Note
Acid Sulfate PTFE* Quartz Note
Alcorite PTFE* Quartz Note
Alkaline Cleaners (Electrified) 304 Stainless Steel Note
Alkaline Soaking Cleaners 304 Stainless Steel Note
Alodine (most formulas) 316 Stainless Steel Note
Alstan 304 Stainless Steel Note
Aluminum Bright Dip PTFE* Quartz Note
Aluminum Cleaners 304 Stainless Steel Derated heaters recommended
Aluminum Chloride PTFE* Quartz Note
Aluminum Sulfate 304 Stainless Steel Note
Ammonia 304 Stainless Steel Note
Ammonia Persulfate PTFE* Quartz Note
Ammonium Bi Fluoride PTFE* Note
Ammonium Chloride Titanium Note
Ammonium Nitrate 316 Stainless Steel Note
Anodizing (Aluminum) PTFE* Quartz Note
ARP 28, 80 Blackening Salts PTFE* Quartz Note
Arsenic 304 Stainless Steel Note
Barium Chloride Quartz Titanium Note
Benzoic Acid Titanium Note
Black Nickel PTFE* Quartz Note
Black Oxide (Hi-Temp) 304 Stainless Steel Derated heaters recommended
Black Oxide (Low-Temp) Titanium Note
Bonderizing 316 Stainless Steel Derated heaters recommended
Boric Acid Titanium Note
Brass Cyanide 304 Stainless Steel Note
Bright Nickel PTFE* Quartz Titanium Note
Bright Copper Cyanide 304 Stainless Steel Note
Bronze (Alkaline) 304 Stainless Steel Note
Brown Oxide Titanium Note
Burnite PTFE* Quartz Note
Butyric Acid Titanium Note
Cadmium Black PTFE* Quartz Note
Cadmium (Alkaline) 304 Stainless Steel Note
Cadmium Fluoborate PTFE* Note
Calcium Chloride Titanium Note
Calcium Hypochlorite Titanium Note
Carbonic Acid Titanium Note
Caustic Etch Steel Derated heaters recommended
Caustics Steel Note
Caustics (highly concentrated 20% and over) Steel Derated heaters recommended
Chlorine/Wet PTFE* Quartz Note
Chloride PTFE* Quartz Titanium Note
Chlorosulfuric Acid Titanium Note
Chromic Anodizing PTFE* Quartz Note
Chromic Acetate PTFE* Quartz Note
Chromic Nickel PTFE* Quartz Note
Chromium (No Fluorides) PTFE* Quartz Titanium Note
Chromium (Fluorides) PTFE* Note
Citric Acid Titanium Note
Clear Chromate PTFE* Quartz Note
Cobalt Nickel PTFE* Quartz Titanium Note
Copper Acid PTFE* Quartz Note
Copper Bright Acid PTFE* Quartz Note
Copper Cyanide 304 Stainless Steel Note
Copper Fluoborate PTFE* Note
Copper Pyrophosphate 304 Stainless Steel Note
Copper Strike 304 Stainless Steel Note
Copper Sulfate PTFE* Quartz Note
Cyanide 304 Stainless Steel Note
Deionized Water 316 Stainless Steel Titanium Note
Deoxidizer (Etching) Quartz Note
Deoxidizer Non-Chromated 316 Stainless Steel Note
Dichromic Seal 316 Stainless Steel Note
Diethylene Glycol 304 Stainless Steel Note
Diversey, 511, 514 PTFE* Note
Dow Therm 316 Stainless Steel Derated heaters recommended
Dye Solutions 304 Stainless Steel Note
Ebonal C Titanium Note
Electroless Copper PTFE* Note
Electroless Nickel PTFE* Titanium Derated heaters recommended
Electroless Tin (Acid) PTFE* Quartz Note
Electroless Tin (Alkaline) 316 Stainless Steel Note
Electro Cleaner 304 Stainless Steel Note
Electro Polishing PTFE* Quartz Note
Enthone 80 Acid PTFE* Note
Ethylene Glycol Steel Derated heaters recommended
Ferric Ammonium Oxide 316 Stainless Steel Note
Ferric Chloride PTFE* Quartz Titanium Note
Ferric Nitrate 304 Stainless Steel Note
Ferric Sulfate 304 Stainless Steel Note
Fluoborate PTFE* Note
Formic Acid 316 Stainless Steel Note
Glycerol 304 Stainless Steel Derated heaters recommended
Immersion Gold 304 Stainless Steel Note
Gold-Acid PTFE* Quartz Titanium Note
Gold Cyanide 304 Stainless Steel Note
Grey Nickel PTFE* Quartz Titanium Note
Hot Seal Dichromate 316 Stainless Steel Note
Hydrogen Peroxide PTFE* Quartz Derated heaters recommended
Hydrochloric Acid PTFE* Quartz Note
Hydrofluoric Acid PTFE* Quartz Note
Indium PTFE* Quartz Note
Iridite (4-75,4-73,14,14-2,14-9) PTFE* Quartz Note
Iridite (1,2,3,4-C,7,8,15) PTFE* Quartz Note
Iron Fluoborate PTFE* Note
Iron Phosphate 316 Stainless Steel Derated heaters recommended
Isoprep (186,187,188) 316 Stainless Steel Note
Isoprep Acid Salts PTFE* Note
Jetal 304 Stainless Steel Note
Lead Acetate 304 Stainless Steel Note
Lime Saturated Water (Alkaline) 316 Stainless Steel Derated heaters recommended
Linseed Oil 304 Stainless Steel Note
Magnesium Hydroxide 304 Stainless Steel Derated heaters recommended
Magnesium Nitrate PTFE* Quartz Note
Manganese Phosphate 316 Stainless Steel Derated heaters recommended
McDermid 629 PTFE* Note
Mercuric Chloride Titanium Note
Muriatic Acid PTFE* Quartz Note
Nickel (Plating Solution) (Watts) PTFE* Quartz Titanium Note
Nickel Acetate Seal 316 Stainless Steel Note
Nickel Chloride Titanium Note
Nitric Acid PTFE* Quartz Note
Nitric Hydrochloric Acids PTFE* Quartz Note
Nitric Phosphoric Quartz Note
Oil Steel Note
Oleic Acid PTFE* Quartz Note
Oxalic Acid PTFE* Quartz Note
Paint Stripper (Alkaline) 304 Stainless Steel Derated heaters recommended
Perchlorethylene 316 Stainless Steel Derated heaters recommended
Phosphoric Acid (No Fluoride) PTFE* Quartz Derated heaters recommended
Phosphate Cleaner 304 Stainless Steel Derated heaters recommended
Phosphate 316 Stainless Steel Derated heaters recommended
Potassium Acid Sulfate PTFE* Quartz Note
Potassium Cyanide 304 Stainless Steel Note
Potassium Hydroxide 304 Stainless Steel Note
Potassium Hydrochloric PTFE* Quartz Note
Potassium Permanganate PTFE* Titanium Derated heaters recommended
Rhodium PTFE* Quartz Note
Rochelle Salt Cyanide 304 Stainless Steel Note
Ruthenium Plating PTFE* Quartz Note
Salt (Actine) PTFE* Note
Sea Water Titanium Note
Silver Bromide 316 Stainless Steel Note
Silver Cyanide 304 Stainless Steel Note
Silver Lume 304 Stainless Steel Note
Silver Nitrate 316 Stainless Steel Note
Sodium Bisulfate PTFE* Quartz Note
Sodium Carbonate Titanium Note
Sodium Chlorate Titanium Note
Sodium Chloride Titanium Note
Sodium Cyanide 304 Stainless Steel Note
Sodium Dichromate (Hot Seal) 316 Stainless Steel Note
Sodium Hydroxide Steel Note
Sodium Hypochlorite PTFE* Note
Sodium Persulfate PTFE* Quartz Note
Stannate Steel Note
Stanostar PTFE* Quartz Note
Stearic Acid Quartz Note
Sulfamate Nickel PTFE* Quartz Titanium Note
Sulfur PTFE* Quartz Note
Sulfur Peroxide PTFE* Quartz Note
Sulfuric Acid PTFE* Quartz Note
Sulphamic Acid PTFE* Quartz Note
Tannic Acid Titanium Note
Tin Nickel PTFE* Note
Tin Plating (Acid)(Stanus/Sulphate) PTFE* Quartz Note
Tin Plating Acid (Fluoborate) PTFE* Note
Tin Plating (Alkaline) 304 Stainless Steel Note
Trichlorethylene 316 Stainless Steel Note
Trioxide (Pickle) PTFE* Quartz Note
Turco (4181, 4338) 316 Stainless Steel Note
Unichrome PTFE* Quartz Note
Water 316 Stainless Steel Quartz Note
Wood’s Nickel Strike PTFE* Quartz Note
Yellow Dichromate PTFE* Quartz Note
Zinc Acid PTFE* Titanium Note
Zinc Ammonium Chloride Quartz Titanium Note
Zinc Cyanide 304 Stainless Steel 304 Stainless Steel Note
Zinc Phosphate 316 Stainless Steel Derated heaters recommended
Zinc Phosphate (Fluoride) PTFE* Note
Zincate 304 Stainless Steel Note
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