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rub·ber

(rŭb'ĕr),
The prepared inspissated milky juice of Hevea brasiliensis and other Hevea species (family Euphorbiaceae), known in commerce as pure Para rubber; used in the manufacture of various plasters, tissues, bandages, and in other applications.

rubber

See condom.

rubber

Sexology
noun Condom (US).
 
Vox populi
noun Eraser (UK).
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Buna(R) synthetic rubbers from LANXESS see very healthy demand from the tyre industry due to their ability to take dynamic loads and resistance to heat and abrasion and are used widely by the Indian tyre industry.
However, the company has concluded that it has no alternative but to ask customers to bear part of the burden in order to stabilize its purchase of raw materials and supply of polychloroprene synthetic rubber products to customers.
Writing from a technological and economic viewpoint, Herbert and Bisio reject this assertion and argue instead that there was no synthetic rubber in this country because there was no economic incentive for companies to develop it.
The rising price of the raw material butadiene and other factors spurred the explosive growth in the prices of China's major synthetic rubber products from 2016 to February 2017.
Being petroleum derived, synthetic rubber experiences similar price volatility as its raw materials like naphtha, ethylene and benzene.
Because of the price drop in upstream material of butadiene, the prices for synthetic rubber will continue trending downward in the near future.
Seal any seams and openings with the synthetic rubber adhesive.
Imports of synthetic rubber are dominated by the type of SBR.
EPDM XG 006 is reportedly the first pelletized, oil-extended synthetic rubber and intended for use in TPOs requiring low stiffness and high flow.
China, the world's largest producer of synthetic rubber with an output of 5.