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Historical Background of Rubber Replacement

SpecialChem / Oct 26, 2009

A good deal of interest is being taken in the theme of Rubber Replacement. Before studying this subject in detail, it is necessary to define exactly what is meant by Rubber Replacement. This is not always the replacement of a particular rubber but mainly the way in which it is compounded and processed. The first rubber (now called natural rubber, NR) to be commercialised on any scale was that produced in Brazil in the early 1800's.


Fire Test: How to Succeed When Going Into New Applications

Instead of giving up when your plastic fails automotive, E&E, mass tests, learn how to best select your flame retardants based on required thermal stress & fire parameters.


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