neoprene

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neoprene

Orthopedics A synthetic rubber produced by polymerization of chloroprene Pros Durable, compressible, impermeable Cons Allergic contact dermatitis, prickly heat

neoprene, (nē´əprēn´),

n an oil-resistant synthetic rubber.

neoprene

oil-resistant synthetic rubber.
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It used to be that neoprene - the same material divers and surfers use - was suggested for a broader range of temperatures, but it tends to trap heat if it's not extremely cold, creating clammy, uncomfortable moisture on the skin.
Frank Kardoes Equipment: S-268 mixer, 68" 4-roll calender Mixing capabilities: NR, SBR, polybutadiene, nitrile, EPDM, neoprene Capacity: 36 million lbs/yr Tech service: yes Recipe development: yes
Belvidere, IL 61008 (815) 544-2191 Fax: (815) 544-6881 Bill Earls Equipment: Mills Mixing capabilities: NR, SBR, neoprene, Hypalon, nitrile, EPDM, silicone, butyl, urethane, Viton, Thiokol Tech service: yes Recipe development: yes