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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

Sexology
noun Condom (US).
 
Vox populi
noun Eraser (UK).
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Future prospects and current trends of the butyl rubber market by the end of forecast period (2018-2025)
Apart from the planned halogenation unit, the JV owns a 1,20,000 MT per annum butyl rubber plant, currently under construction at the same venue which will provide the necessary butyl rubber feed to the halogenation unit.
On the basis of type, butyl elastomers market is segmented into regular butyl rubber and halogenated butyl rubber.
Key words: Butyl rubber, Silica reinforcement, Silicon oil, Thermo-mechanical, DMA, Rubber bladder.
"The (global) demand for synthetic rubber products are going much faster than GDP, for example the butyl rubber will grow in 6 pct range for a number of years, EPDM rubber will grow in a similar fashion," he added.
"In addition to supporting the local industry, the expansion at the Kemya joint venture in Al Jubail will provide additional new capacity of butyl rubber and EPDM speciality elastomers to meet the growing global demand for these products," says ExxonMobil's senior vice president for polymers, Neil Chapman.
Butyl rubber is the best and should last around 20 years, but it's also the most expensive.
ExxonMobil Yugen Kaisha (EMYK), a 100% indirect subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:XOM), said on Thursday that its joint venture Japan Butyl Co Ltd has completed an expansion of butyl rubber production capacity at its plant in Kawasaki, Japan to help meet growing demand in the butyl rubber industry.
ExxonMobil Yugen Kaisha, a subsidiary of ExxonMobil Chemical, has announced that Japan Butyl Co Ltd has completed expansion to increase butyl rubber production capacity at its plant in Kawasaki, Japan.
The ratings reflect the company's average financial risk profile, constrained by the ongoing debt-funded capacity expansion programme, exposure to risks relating to project implementation, and to fluctuations in butyl rubber prices and in foreign exchange rates.
The manufacturer says the butyl rubber tubes hold air 10 times better than natural rubber.
Finally, patented Cushion Core Technology combines low-density sponge rubber and ultra-durable butyl rubber producing a basketball with exceptional feel.