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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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The ratio represents either the polyisoprene or black butyl to the yellow butyl.
But you can't put a price on the health and well-being of people, and the industry was forced to find alternatives to natural rubber, which was once considered the only option," said Richard Brennan, VP, Cariflex Polyisoprene Products.
Figure 5 shows the ATR FT-IR spectra for eis-1,4 polyisoprene used in this study.
In surgical settings you'll find that surgeons prefer latex gloves to other types of gloves such as polychlorprene and polyisoprene.
Due to its availability as an ISO 10993 medical grade compound, polyisoprene rubber, which has a unique set of combined mechanical and chemical properties, has been widely used in medical device applications.
INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS Study Reliability And Reporting Limitations I-1 Disclaimers I-2 Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2 Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3 Product Definitions And Scope of Study I-3 Styrene Butadiene Rubber (SBR) I-3 Polybutadiene Rubber I-4 Ethylene Propylene Rubber (Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer or EPDM) I-4 Polychloroprene Rubber (Neoprene) I-4 Nitrile Rubber I-4 Polyisoprene Rubber I-4 Other Synthetic Rubbers I-4 Butyl Rubber (IIR) I-4 Fluoroelastomers I-5 Silicone Rubber I-5
Key statement: Elastomer composition having a self-sealing property which can be used in particular as a puncture-resistant layer in an inflatable article, based on at least (phr meaning parts by weight per 100 parts of solid elastomer): a blend of at least two solid elastomers, a polybutadiene or butadiene copolymer elastomer, referred to as "elastomer A" and a natural rubber or synthetic polyisoprene elastomer, referred to as "elastomer B," the elastomer A:elastomer B ratio by weight being within a range from 10:90 to 90:10; between 30 and 90 phr of a hydrocarbon resin; from 0 to less than 30 phr of filler.
They have successfully added our new SKYN non-latex condom made of polyisoprene and are seeing good sales growth from new SKYN SKUs that offer additional features, such as SKYN Intense Feel with studs," she says.
s SKYN Condoms by Life-Styles offers the first clinically approved polyisoprene condom on the U.
When paired with Esteem Micro[R] powder-free polyisoprene surgical gloves, the Esteem[R] Blue/Micro double-gloving system offers a thin double-gloving combination.
8 g/kg dry rubber) was introduced in the latex to stabilize the rubber by inhibiting branching between polyisoprene chains.