Technical Information

Flexi-Bund is resistant to many oils, fats, alcohols and aromatic free petrol. Chemical resistance is tabulated below.

The following data is based on extensive testing by pipe manufacturers and other authorities to provide the most relevant end user information for Flexi-Bund as a fluid retention barrier.

Chemical Resistance at 20 Deg Celsius Chemical Resistance at 20 Deg Celsius
Acetic acid 80% Chloric acid
Alcohol, ethyl (ethanol) Chlorine gas (dry)
Aluminium fluoride Crude oil
Aluminium hydroxide Detergents
Aluminium sulphate Diesel oil (derivatives)
Ammonia gas (880 kg/M3) Disodium phosphate Ethanol (40%)
Ammonia gas (dry) Ethanol (100%)
Ammonia carbonate Ethylene glycol
Ammonium chloride Fatty acids
Ammonium hydroxide Formaldehyde (40%)
Ammonium nitrate Formic acid (50%)
Ammonium phosphate (ammoniacal) Hydrochloric acid (50%)
Ammonium phosphate (neutral) Hydrogen sulphide (aqueous)
Ammonium sulphate Lanseed oil
Barium carbonate Mineral oils
Barium chloride Nitric acid (10%)
Barium hydroxide Oils and fats (animal)
Barium sulphate Oils and fats (mineral)
Bleach (12.5% active chlorine) Oils and fats (vegetable)
Butanol (primary) Phosphoric acid (85%)
Butyl alcohol Sulphuric acid (75%)
Calcium carbonate Wetting agents
Calcium chlorate    
Calcium chloride    
Calcium hydroxide    
Calcium hyprochloride    
Carbon dioxide (wet or dry)    
Castor oil