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05. Jan. 2015 | 07:04 Uhr
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Mitsui to launch new polyurethane elastomer Fortimo

Japan based chemicals manufacturer Mitsui Chemicals, Tokyo, announced the April 2015 launch of Fortimo, an elastomer using new aliphatic isocyanates, and Stabio, a polyisocyanate.Weiterlesen...

29. Dez. 2014 | 07:04 Uhr
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Materials Research Society appointed Parrillo to the board of directors

The Materials Research Society (MRS), Warrendale, USA, announced David J. Parrillo from Dow Chemicals as new member its board of directors, effective January 1, 2015.Weiterlesen...

23. Dez. 2014 | 07:04 Uhr
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Mitsui and Sinopec startup world’s largest EPT plant in China

Mitsui Chemicals, Inc., Tokyo, Japan, and China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (Sinopec), Beijing, China, have started up one of the world‘s largest ethylene-propylene-diene-terpolymer (EPT) plants for a single train under their joint venture, Shanghai Sinopec Mitsui Elastomers, Co., Ltd. in Shanghai, China. Production capacity is 75,000 metric tonnes/year.  Weiterlesen...

19. Dez. 2014 | 07:01 Uhr
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Hexpol to lay off 61 workers at U.S. mixing plant

Swedish plastics compounder Hexpol issued a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act notice Monday stating it will lay off 61 workers at Robbins LLC‘s rubber compound mixing plant in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. This was reported by the Alabama website www.al.com.Weiterlesen...

15. Dez. 2014 | 07:04 Uhr
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Toyoda Gosei establishes JV for rubber hose production in India

Automotive suppliers Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd., Japan, Uno Minda from India and Toyota Tsusho Corporation, a Japanese trading company, are to establish a joint venture (JV) manufacturing company in India. The new company will supply brake hoses and other automotive rubber hoses to automakers.Weiterlesen...

12. Dez. 2014 | 11:42 Uhr
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DuPont to sell Neoprene business to Denka Performance Elastomer

DuPont Performance Polymers in Wilmington, U.S., and Denki Kagaku Kogyo K.K. (Denka), Japan, have signed a definitive agreement to sell the Neoprene polychloroprene business to Denka Performance Elastomer LLC, a new joint venture company owned 70 percent by Denka and 30 percent by Mitsui & Co., Ltd.Weiterlesen...

08. Dez. 2014 | 07:07 Uhr
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Lion Copolymer completes acquisition of Ashland Elastomers

Lion Copolymer Holdings LLC in Geismar, U.S., has completed its acquisition of Ashland Elastomers, LLC in Port Neches, Texas from Ashland Inc. The company will be renamed Lion Elastomers. With the acquisition, Lion will be a leading merchant provider of styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR) in the United States.Weiterlesen...

08. Dez. 2014 | 00:00 Uhr
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Influence of Grooves on Friction Coefficient displayed by Rubber Disc Sliding against Ceramics

The investigation presents the effect of grooves introduced in the rubber surface, on the static friction coefficient when sliding against ceramic flooring tiles. Test specimens were prepared by introducing different grooves. At dry sliding test specimens of triple grooves showed the highest friction coefficient for soft rubber.Weiterlesen...

08. Dez. 2014 | 00:00 Uhr
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Fundamental Study and alternative Methods for the Evaluation of the Wall-Slipping Effect for Highly Viscose Rubber Mixtures

The phenomenon of wall-slipping is particularly common in rubber mixtures and represents a difficult flow anomaly to be described. In the literature exist neither a uniform model concept nor reliable measuring methods for the detection and quantification of wallslipping.Weiterlesen...

08. Dez. 2014 | 00:00 Uhr
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Part III: Dynamically Vulcanized Blends – Primary Study

Thermoplastic Vulcanizates based on Polyethylene and Styrene-Butadiene Rubber (Part III)

The paper deals with thermoplastic vulcanizates (TPV) based on the cheapest and most widely used components, i.e. high-density polyethylene (PE-HD) and styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR). Properties of uncured binary blends are not satisfactory, as reported before. Part III deals with blends prepared via dynamic vulcanization in Brabender Plasticorder mixer.Weiterlesen...