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Eco-Visco-Elastomer Composite

Silica-Filled Masterbatches produced with Liquid Phase Mixing Part I: Characterization

New rubber/silica masterbatches named EVEC (Eco-Visco-Elastomer Composite) are compounds manufactured using a continuous liquid phase mixing process. more...

September 9. 2020 - Research news

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Ternary rubber composites NR/SBR/NBR

Effect of Filler Loading on curing Characteristics and physical Properties of Ternary Rubber Blend Composites

This study investigates the effect of carbon black (CB) filler loading on the mechanical and rheological properties of natural rubber (NR) / styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR)/ acrylonitrile-butadiene rubber (NBR) ternary rubber composites. Physico-mechanical properties such as tensile strength, modulus, stress, elongation at break , tear strength, compression stress, and crosslink density were studied. more...

September 8. 2020 - Research news

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Benzo[d][1,2,3]triazol als neues Antioxidant für NBR

Synthese und Bewertung einer N-heterocyclischen Komponente als Antioxidant und Einfluss auf die physiko-mechanischen und elektrischen Eigenschaften von Acrylnitril-Butadienkautschuk

1H-benzo[d][1,2,3]triazole as N- heterocyclic compound was prepared by ring closure reaction of diazonium salt of o-phenylene diamine by nitrous acid. more...

September 7. 2020 - Research news


Rubber for electric cable

Study of Wear and Friction Behavior of HDPE-Composite filled by CNTs

Single and multi-walled carbon nanotubes are used in this paper as a filler material to of high density polyethylene. more...

September 4. 2020 - Research news

Fig. 1: Construction of an electrical cable showing various layers of different functional materials.

Rubber for current-carrying applications

New EPDM Grade Keltan 2470E for excellent electrical Performance in Wire and Cable Applications

Keltan 2470E is a new EPDM grade developed to satisfy the specific requirements of electrical wire and cable applications and was launched to market in 2018. more...

September 3. 2020 - Research news

Fig. 4: Effect of TD to CBS mM ratios on the delta torque of rubber vulcanizates.

Evaluation has been made between TMTD-CBS and BPTD-CBS binary accelerators systems

Exploring the Synergism of Nitro­samine-safe Bis (N-benzyl piperazino) Thiuram Disulfide (BPTD) and N-Cyclohexyl-2-Benzothiazole Sulfenamide (CBS) in the natural Rubber Vulcanization

The synergistic activity of one novel nitrosamine-safe thiuram disulfide, namely Bis-(N-benzyl piperazino) thiuram disulfide (BPTD) in combination with CBS is investigated. more...

August 6. 2020 - Research news

Fig. 1: Cylindrical electrode with a diameter of 25 mm used in dielectric strength test.

Advantages over conventional composites

Study and Improvement of the electrical Properties of Polyester Composites

Styrenated polyester reinforced with small amounts of well dispersed nanoparticles of fumed silica, mica and graphite with the aim to offer advantages over conventional composites. more...

August 5. 2020 - Research news

Abb. 1b: Viskosität von Nanokompositen mit TiO2

Improving the processing and application properties of polymer nanocomposites intensively investigated

Advantages of new rheological Evaluation Methodology for polymeric Nanocomposites

Rheology of dispersive polymeric systems has typically been described by evaluating the viscosity curve (shear thinning phenomenon), storage modulus curve (formation of a secondary plateau), or analysing the information on the damping behavior (e.g., Van Gurp-Palmen plot, comparison of loss factor tan δ). more...

August 5. 2020 - Research news

Fig. 1: FT-IR spectra of the pure polyols and the polyurethane foam used in recycling.

The reaction of polyol conversion

Chemical Recycling of Polyurethane Foam Waste with Glycolysis by Using Zeolite Catalysts

The effect of different ratios of Ca-zeolite and Na- zeolite catalysts in the glycolysis reaction for the chemical recovery of polyol from flexible polyurethane (PU) foams were investigated more...

August 5. 2020 - Research news

Fig. 13: Mechanical properties in dependency of the silica content a) tensile strength and elongation at break and  b) tensile strength at constant elongation of 10%.

A significant shift of the percolation

Development of soft electrical conductive PDMS/CNT-Composites with extremely low CNT Content

In order to create electrical conductive polydimethylsiloxane/carbon nanotube-composites with high flexibility, it is inevitable to minimize the filler content. more...

August 4. 2020 - Research news

Fig. 1:Effect of different types of plasticizers on the physico-mechanical properties of PVC/PMMA (50/50, wt/wt) blend.

Dieletric Properties

Miscibility, mechanical and dielectric Properties of PVC/ PMMA Blends modified with Triblock-Copolymer as a novel Compatibilizer

The present research concerns with utilizing poly(methylmethacrylate)-b-poly(n-butyl acrylate)-b-poly (methylmethacrylate) [PMMA-b-PBuA-b-PMMA] triblock copolymer (TBC) as a new compatibilizer for poly(vinylchloride)/poly(methylmethacrylate) [PVC/PMMA] blends. more...

June 17. 2020 - Research news

Die Anforderungen an Materialien und Dichtungslösungen in elektrischen Antriebssystemen übertreffen häufig die in Verbrennungsmotoren. Trelleborg bietet ein Werkstoffportfolio und Entwicklungskompetenzen, um diese Anforderungen zu erfüllen. Bildquelle: alle Trelleborg

Seals for e-mobility applications

Trelleborg Follows the Changes in eMobility with Safe and Efficient Solutions

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions supports the eMobility industry in the development of electric vehicles that achieve longer ranges with lower energy consumption. more...

June 12. 2020 - Tires in

Fig. 2: Morphologies of the blend of polymer (A) and (B); (a) compatible (b) incompatible and (c) semi-compatible.

Mixing properties according to molecular level

A short Review on new Trends in Polymer Blends

Polymer blends have been become one of the most important research in the field of polymers. more...

June 12. 2020 - Research news

Fig. 1: Rheometer curves for EPDM vulcanised at 160°C with variation of the amount of sulfur curatives.

Network density and the compression set as a function of temperature

Sulfur Vulcanisation of low- vs. high-unsaturated Rubbers (IIR & EPDM vs. NR & BR):

In this study the sulfur vulcanisation of four different, apolar rubbers, viz. IIR, EPDM, NR and BR, in gum compounds over the same range of sulfur curatives contents is compared. more...

June 10. 2020 - Research news

Die Richtlinien für Produkte aus Elastomeren für Anwendungen mit Trinkwasserkontakt werden seit einigen Jahren überarbeitet –  2021 endet die Übergansgfrist für die Rohstoff-Rezepturen. Bildquelle: gemenacom – stock.adobe-com

Elastomermischungen gemäß der Elastomerleitlinie nach 2021

Elastomer compounds for use after 2021

Zum 31.12.2021 endet die Übergangsfrist der Elastomerleitlinie des Umweltbundesamts (UBA), die zur Beurteilung von Elastomeren in Kontakt mit Trinkwasser dient. Bislang etablierte, schwefelvernetzte Mischungen im Trinkwasserbereich dürfen ab diesem Zeitpunkt nicht mehr verwendet werden. Gummiwerk Kraiburg ist es gelungen, eine Mischung herzustellen, die auch nach 2021 in Elastomeranwendungen für den Trinkwasserbereich eingesetzt werden kann. more...

May 20. 2020 - Tires in