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Chemical Nylon Polyester
Acids Not Allowed X *
Alcohols Allowed Checkmark Allowed Checkmark
Aldehydes Allowed Checkmark Not Allowed Checkmark
Strong Alkalis Allowed Checkmark **
Bleaching Agents Not Allowed X Allowed Checkmark
Dry Cleaning Solvents Allowed Checkmark Allowed Checkmark
Ethers Allowed Checkmark Not Allowed Checkmark
Halogenated Hydro Carbons Allowed Checkmark Allowed Checkmark
Hydro Carbons Allowed Checkmark Allowed Checkmark
Ketones Allowed Checkmark Allowed Checkmark
Oils Crude Allowed Checkmark Allowed Checkmark
Oils Lubricating Allowed Checkmark Allowed Checkmark
Soap & Detergents Allowed Checkmark Allowed Checkmark
Water & Seawater Allowed Checkmark Allowed Checkmark
Weak Alkalis Allowed Checkmark Allowed Checkmark
*  Disintegrated by concentrated sulfuric acid
** Degraded by strong alkalis at elevated temperatures