Material Selection Guide

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This Guide is the only document to be used in making recommendations for corrosive service for Ashcroft, Inc. products.   Call Customer Service for questions on unlisted chemicals or chemical concentrations.

The information provided here is for general information only.  The end user is responsible for the choice of product(s) in his own application, based upon their own determination of the materials, chemical, and corrosion factors involved. THIS GUIDE AND ITS CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND.  THERE ARE NO WARRANTIES EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE WARANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY AND THE WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, ASHCROFT, INC., ITS DISTRIBUTORS AND SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, OR CURRENTNESS OF THIS GUIDE AND ITS CONTENT.  IN NO EVENT SHALL ASHCROFT, INC., ITS DISTRIBUTORS AND SUPPLIERS, OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED IN THIS GUIDE BE LIABLE ANY DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, PERSONAL INJURY/WRONGFUL DEATH, LOST PROFITS, OR BUSINESS LOSSES) RESULTING FROM THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS GUIDE OR ITS CONTENT, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT ASHCROFT, INC., ITS DISTRIBUTORS AND SUPPLIERS, OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED IN THIS GUIDE ARE ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. ANY LIABILITY OF ASHCROFT, INC., ITS DISTRIBUTORS AND SUPPLIERS, OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED IN THIS GUIDE SHALL BE LIMITED TO ASHCROFT, INC.'S STANDARD TERMS OF SALE, WARRANTY, AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO ALL SUCH SALES OR PROVISIONS OF SERVICE.  PRODUCTS AND SERVICES ARE GUARANTEED TO BE FREE FROM DEFECTS IN WORKMANSHIP AND MATERIALS FOR A PERIOD OF ONE YEAR FROM THE DATE OF DELIVERY THEREOF.  ASHCROFT, INC., ITS DISTRIBUTORS AND SUPPLIERS, OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED IN THIS GUIDE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY PERSONAL INJURY, INCLUDING DEATH, CAUSED BY YOUR USE OR MISUSE OF THIS GUIDE OR ITS CONTENT.  ANY CLAIMS ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THIS GUIDE AND ITS CONTENT MUST BE BROUGHT WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR OF THE DATE OF THE EVENT GIVING RISE TO SUCH ACTION OCCURRED.  REMEDIES UNDER THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS ARE EXCLUSIVE AND ARE LIMITED TO THOSE EXPRESSLY PROVIDED FOR IN THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

 

Careless use of this table could result in an accident endangering life and property.  Most process plants or refineries have chemical or corrosion engineers, who are better able to specify instrument materials, since they are familiar with the details and past history of their own applications.  This Guide should be used only when the end user has no such resource or additional sources of information.  Consult Customer Service about chemicals or conditions not covered in the Guide: Don't guess!

 

The table is intended to serve solely as a general guide in the recommendation of materials for corrosive services and must be regarded as indicative only and not as any guarantee for a specific service. There are many conditions which cannot be covered by a simple tabulation such as this, which is based on uncontaminated chemicals, not mixtures. Many of the chemicals listed are dangerous or toxic.  No material recommendation should be made when there is insufficient information, a high degree of risk, or an extremely dangerous chemical.  The end user is responsible for testing materials in his own application, or for securing the services of a qualified engineer to recommend materials.

 

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