De-loober Material Compatibility

This table contains information on material compatibility for the 'de-loober' fluorinated lubricant solvent. It is important to test compatibility on a small area of the material to be cleaned before widespread use.

This page is intended as a general reference only and may not be up-to-date or completely accurate - please contact us if you have specific questions or requirements.

The manufacturer has tested immersing various different plastics, metals and elastomers in de-loober and then boiling for one hour, and the following materials have been found to be compatible for (at least) short-term exposure:

Common keyboard materials

  • ABS
  • Aluminium
  • Brass
  • Copper
  • Polycarbonate
  • Polyester (PBT, PET)

Other materials

  • Carbon steel
  • EPDM
  • Epoxy
  • Polyethylene
  • Polypropylene
  • Molybdenum
  • Phenolic
  • Rubber (butyl, natural and nitrile)
  • Stainless steel (302)
  • Tantalum
  • Tungsten