Rubber Technology

Rubber Technology

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Rubber Technology: Compounding and Testing for Performance is a practical guide to cost-effective formulating of rubber compounds to achieve optimal processing and performance. It provides a thorough discussion of the principles of rubber compounding, rubber testing, and how various compound changes will effect different properties and test measurements. Rubber compounding is discussed as a series of interdependent systems such as the elastomer system, the filler-oil system, the cure system, etc. A holistic approach is used to show how changes in these different systems will affect specific compound properties. Much attention is given to trade-offs in properties and emphasis is placed on finding the best balance for compound cost, processing properties, and product performance. Contents: - Processing Characteristics and Testing - Compound Performance Characteristics and Testing - Rubber Compound Economics - Methodology for Compounding - Overview of Elastomer Selection - General Purpose Elastomers and Blend - Specialty Elastomers and Blends - Polyurethanes - Thermoplastic Elastomers - Recycled Rubber - Carbon Black and Oil Loadings - Non-Black Filler Loadings - Synthetic Plasticizers and Processing Aids - Sulfur Cure Systems - Cures for Specialty Elastomers - Peroxide Cure System - Resin Cures, Resin Reinforcement, and Resin Tackifiers - AO Systems - Adhesion Promoters to Brass / Bronze Coated Substrates - Blowing Agents - Flame Retardants - MixingTable 11.3 Use of Recycler Rubber in Non-Tire Automotive Parts Ford Lincoln Navigator Air re I„ectors Ford Mercury Mountaineer Fender insulators GM Not disclosed (report over 110 parts) Baf I„es Sound barriers Water de I„ectors Chrysler Not ... Dr. Robert Pett of Ford reports that the automotive industrya#39;s goals are to have no more than 15% of the vehicles retired from service go to landArlls by 2002.

Title:Rubber Technology
Author:John S. Dick
Publisher:Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG - 2014-07-03


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