butyl rubber


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butyl rubber

n.
A synthetic rubber produced by copolymerization of a butylene with isoprene, nearly impermeable to air and used in tires, inner tubes, and insulation.

butyl rubber

n
(Chemical Engineering) a copolymer of isobutene and isoprene, used in tyres and as a waterproofing material
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Noun1.butyl rubber - synthetic rubber made by polymerizing isobutylene
synthetic rubber, rubber - any of various synthetic elastic materials whose properties resemble natural rubber
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Key statement: The present invention is directed to the functionalization of butyl rubber ionomer and optionally the grafting of polyamide to halobutyl rubber ionomers.
18 -- Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) and Russian petrochemical giant SIBUR signed an MoU at the recently-concluded Vibrant Gujarat Summit at Gandhinagar to set up South Asia's first butyl rubber halogenation unit at RIL's integrated petrochemical site in Jamnagar, Gujarat.
Candidate polymers include a polybutadiene /styrene copolymer, an ethylene propylene diene rubber, an acrylic rubber, a polychloroprene rubber, a polyurethane, a fluoro-rubber and a butyl rubber.
Our investment in this expansion strengthens our leadership position and reflects our continuing commitment to help customers around the world manufacture high-performance products that require both flexibility and durability," said Kurt Aerts, Speciality Elastomers and Butyl Rubber Vice President at ExxonMobil Chemical.
Butyl rubber possesses several superior physical and chemical characteristics which makes it extremely useful across various industries.
India, July 25 -- German specialty chemicals company Lanxess and South Korean tire manufacturer Hankook Tire have further strengthened their collaboration -- by signing a five-year supply agreement whereby Lanxess will supply large volumes of butyl rubber to Hankook Tire from 2010 to 2014.
Exports of butyl rubber come from a single plant in Sarnia, Ontario and are supported by the petro-chemical industrial cluster located in the area and our proximity to the U.
In this study the effect of alkali and silicon oil on the thermal and thermo-mechanical properties of the silica reinforced butyl rubber exposed as an interface between two liquid media at elevated temperature is investigated.
Butyl rubber is even used as a base for chewing gum.
The company on Friday said that Reliance Sibur Elastomers (RSEPL), a joint venture between the company and Sibur, has begun construction of a new butyl rubber plant at Jamnagar in Gujarat, which will be the country's first and amongst the world's top five manufacturers of butyl rubber when commissioned in 2015.
I expect active markets in the Middle East, Asia and Africa for butyl rubber demand," said Stephen Pryor, president of ExxonMobil Chemical.