ASTM F1001 Chemical Test Battery

Chemical Zytron® 100
Acetone NT
Acetonitrile NT
Carbon Disulfide NT
Dichloromethane NT
Diethylamine NT
Dimethylformamide NT
Ethyl Acetate NT
n-Hexane NT
Methyl Alcohol NT
Nitrobenzene NT
Sodium Hydroxide >480
Sulfuric Acid >480
Tetrachloroethylene NT
Tetrahydrofuran NT
Toluene NT


Gases Zytron® 100
Ammonia Gas NT
1,3 Butadiene NT
Chlorine Gas NT
Ethylene Oxide Gas NT
Hydrogen Chloride Gas NT
Methyl Chloride Gas NT

Typical Physical Properties for Zytron®

Test Method
Grab Tensile Strength MD* ASTM D751 (lbs/N) 32 / 142
Grab Tensile Strength CD* ASTM D751 (lbs/N) 24 / 106
Tear Resistance Trapezoid Method MD* ASTM D751 (lbs/N) 11.5 / 51
Tear Resistance Trapezoid Method CD* ASTM D751 (lbs/N) 7.4 / 32
Ball Burst ASTM D3787 (lbs/N) 28 / 124

*MD - Machine Direction

*CD - Cross Direction

About the Technical Data

Note: Sources for all chemical test data are independent laboratories. All tests were performed under laboratory conditions and not under actual use conditions. Tests were performed on material samples, not actual garments. All chemicals tested at 95% and 75° F except Sodium Hydroxide, tested at 50%.

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