Material compatibility with gaseous fluorine

Price, Harold G , Jr Douglass, Howard W
naca-rm-e56k21
January 23, 1957


Static tests on the compatibility of fluorine with non-metals at atmospheric temperature eliminated many materials from further consideration for use in fluorine systems. Several materials were found compatible at atmospheric pressures. Only Teflon and ruby (aluminum oxide) were compatible at 1500 pounds per square inch gage.

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