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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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Some of the key players operating the synthetic rubber market are ExxonMobil (U.S.), Versalis S.p.A.
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.
For new businesses, the company picked carbon nanotubes, which are compounded with synthetic rubber and resins for higher intensities and lighter weight.
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China is the world's largest producer and consumer of synthetic rubber owing to large production plants for tire and other products.
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.
Indonesia is still dependent on import for synthetic rubber and the dependence is quite substantial to meet requirement to feed tyre and other rubber processing industries.
EPDM XG 006 is reportedly the first pelletized, oil-extended synthetic rubber and intended for use in TPOs requiring low stiffness and high flow.
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