crepe rubber


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crepe rubber

n.
Rubber with a crinkled texture, used especially for shoe soles.

crepe rubber

n
1. (Elements & Compounds) a type of crude natural rubber in the form of colourless or pale yellow crinkled sheets, prepared by pressing bleached coagulated latex through corrugated rollers: used for the soles of shoes and in making certain surgical and medical goods. Sometimes shortened to: crepe Compare smoked rubber
2. (Elements & Compounds) a similar synthetic rubber

crepe′ rub′ber

(kreɪp)
n.
a crude rubber pressed into crinkled sheets and used esp. for shoe soles. Also called crepe.
[1905–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crepe rubber - crude natural rubber; used mainly for shoe soles
caoutchouc, gum elastic, India rubber, natural rubber, rubber - an elastic material obtained from the latex sap of trees (especially trees of the genera Hevea and Ficus) that can be vulcanized and finished into a variety of products
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There are different types of crepe rubber, depending upon the type of starting materials from which they are produced.
Solings cut from natural crepe rubber were introduced in the 1920s, followed by soles molded from vulcanized natural rubber compounds.
The rate of crystallization is temperature-dependent and is most rapid between -20[degrees]C and -30[degrees]C, and varies by grade, with pale crepe rubbers tending to show the greatest degree of crystallization.