Posts Tagged ‘natural rubber’

Elastomer

Definition Elastomer comes from the contraction of elastic polymer. Elastomer refers to any material, such as but not limited too natural rubber or synthetic rubber, that is able to resume its original shape after removing a deforming force on it. Elastomer may also be called rubber. Comments Elastomer is an […]

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Halobutyl

Definition Halobutyl is a variety of synthetic rubber or elastomer and refers to halogenated butyl. The halobutyl rubber is the copolymer of isobutylene (98%) and a small amount of isoprene (2%). The abbreviation IIR is commonly used to describe butyl or halobutyl rubber as it stands for Isobutylene Isoprene rubber. The halobuty rubber is odorless […]

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