Date and Pomegranates fruits als Fillers

High Performance Epoxy Resin/Agro Waste Composites for automotive Applications

The ability of using agro-waste comes from date and pomegranates fruits as fillers for the production of light weight epoxy composites. more...

May 20. 2019 - Research news


Electrically conductive Polyaniline

Synthesis and Characterization of Conducting Polyaniline/Polystyrene Nanocomposite for different Applications

Electrically conductive polyaniline (PA­NI) / polystyrene (PS) composites were prepared by solution casting process. more...

May 17. 2019 - Research news

Fig. 2: (a) Rheometric curves for Hybrid/IR system based nanocomposites containing  xg C750 concentration from 0 to 15 phr; (b) The t’10 decreasing behaviour in Hybrid/IR nanocomposites containing different filler concentration of xg C750.

Graphene-Nano Platelets

Role of Graphene nano Platelets in Enhancing Properties for CNT-CB Filled Poly (1,4-cis-isoprene) based Rubber Nanocomposites

Rubber nanocomposites based on commercially available carbon allotropes and poly (1,4-cis-isoprene) (IR) were investigated. more...

May 16. 2019 - Research news

Fig. 2: Crosslink densities as a function of the amount of devulcanization aid (DPDS).


Effects of Devulcanization Aid on mechanical and thermal Properties of devulcanized Rubber/Virgin Natural Rubber Blends

Thermo-chemical devulcanization of used truck tires was conducted using various amounts of diphenyl disulfide (DPDS) as a devulcanization aid. more...

May 15. 2019 - Research news

Fig. 4: Evaluation of the mean value for one silica granule, powder and micro pearl.

Silica in green Tires

Comparison and Evaluation of Different Analytical Methods to Predict the In-Rubber Dispersibility of Silica

To find a correlation between one analytical parameter of precipitated silica and its in-rubber dispersibility, 25 different types of silica were investigated by standard analytical methods as well as two new methods, the sedimentation test and the in-situ cluster fragmentation. more...

May 14. 2019 - Research news

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Die DKG als lebendiges Netzwerk der Kautschukbranche

Dabei sein ist alles

„Tradition Meets Science Meets Industry“, unter diesem Motto stehen die Aktivitäten der Deutschen Kautschuk-Gesellschaft (DKG). Seit über 90 Jahren bietet sie Kautschuk- und Elastomerexperten aus Wissenschaft und Industrie eine Plattform zum Wissens- und Ideenaustausch. Seit ihrer Gründung veranstaltet die DKG regelmäßige Tagungen, bei denen dem Fachpublikum aktuelle Erkenntnisse aus der Kautschukforschung in Vorträgen präsentiert werden. more...

April 17. 2019 - Tires in



Bioplastics based on Polyhydroxybutyrate and Ethylene-Propylene-Copolymer: Phase Structure

This study investigates the structure of bioplastics based on polyhydroxybutyrate mixtures and double ethylene-propylene-copolymer. more...

April 17. 2019 - Research news

Fig. 5: SEM images of a) the NS composite with different PF contents and  b) the NS composite with urea contents at 5% PF.

Biopolymer Composite

A Novel Composite form Waste Paper Fiber and modified Starch for potted plant Application

The objective of this work was to study the preparation and properties of a novel biopolymer composite produced from waste paper (PF) and natural rubber-graft-cassava starch (NS) made by using water based route potted plant application. more...

April 16. 2019 - Research news

FT-IR spectrum of HA-NPs (a), CP/CMC paper scheet (b) and CP/CMC/HA-NPs paper sheet nanocomposite (c).

Paper sheets nanocomposite

Preparation and Characterization of CMC/HA-NPs/pulp Nanocomposites for the removal of heavy Metal Ions

The paper sheets nanocomposite of cellulose pulp/ carboxymethyl cellulose/ hydroxyapatite nanoparticles (HA-NP) were prepared with different ratios of HA-NPs. more...

April 16. 2019 - Research news

Material cost of carburized corncob ash filling compounds.


The Production and mechanical Properties of carburized Corn Cob Ash added Rubber Compounds

Polymer compounds are used in many areas of industry. They are used as the main material in many sectors such as car rubbers, windscreen wipers, toys, water pipes and sealing elements (seals etc.) and mainly the shoe soles. more...

April 16. 2019 - Research news

Fig.1: Effect of concentration of antioxidant reagent on the weight change of EP11 at 130°C.

Aging of EPM

Simple Method for the Evaluation of Temperature Dependence of thermal Aging of Ethylene- Propylene Elastomer

The article studied activation energy obtained by the weight change of the sample at constant temperature and by thermogravimetric analysis (TGA). more...

April 12. 2019 - Research news

Fig. 1: Illustration of compression set tests described in ISO 815-1.

Compression Set

Rubber Sealing Performance Analysis – Comparison of Testing Techniques

Change in compression set of an elastomeric product with respect to time shows long-term sealing behavior of the material and indicates the quality of the product. more...

March 20. 2019 - Research news

Fig. 6: SEM images of  (a) GNR and ENR/GNR blend with different ENR/GNR ratios at (a) 85/15 ENR/GNR and (c) 50/50 ENR/GNR.

Morphological Studies

Physical Properties of recycled Latex Glove / Epoxidized natural Rubber Blend: Effect of natural graft Starch

Natural rubber glove (GNR) constitutes a considerable part of thermosetting waste in the environment in terms of volume. more...

March 15. 2019 - Research news

Fig. 1: Summation of slip volume flow and pressure volume flow.


Wall-slip effects and their dependence on the recipe- and molecular-weight-induced compound viscosity

Employing a high-pressure capillary viscometer, this study investigates the flow behavior of rubber compounds as a function of compound viscosity. more...

March 12. 2019 - Research news

Das Prozesshilfsmittel wird im Straßenbau für gummihaltigen  Asphalt eingesetzt. Bildquelle: alle Evonik Ressource Efificiency

Scrap tires – the new recycled construction material

Innovation for Road Construction

Autoreifen gehören auf die Straße? Stimmt schon. Aber seit rund zwei Jahrzehnten finden sie sich auch immer häufiger in der Straße. Möglich wird das durch recycelte Altreifen und ein Prozesshilfsmittel. Das Additiv ermöglicht, Gummimehl aus Altreifen zu einem gummihaltigen Asphalt zu verarbeiten. more...

February 20. 2019 - Tires in