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synthetic rubber

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(Elements & Compounds) any of various synthetic materials, similar to natural rubber, made by polymerizing unsaturated hydrocarbons, such as isoprene and butadiene
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Noun1.synthetic rubber - any of various synthetic elastic materials whose properties resemble natural rubbersynthetic rubber - any of various synthetic elastic materials whose properties resemble natural rubber
synthetic, synthetic substance - a compound made artificially by chemical reactions
silicone rubber - made from silicone elastomers; retains flexibility resilience and tensile strength over a wide temperature range
neoprene - a synthetic rubber that is resistant to oils and aging; used in waterproof products
buna, buna rubber - made by polymerizing butadiene
butyl rubber - synthetic rubber made by polymerizing isobutylene
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The Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources has concentrated on cooperation with petrochemical manufacturers to diversify the Kingdom products through a series of added value to comprise miscellaneous and new products, conducive to establishing significant manufacturing such as artificial rubber, used in tires industry or construction materials industry and different kinds of engineering plastics used in a number of industries such as construction materials, electric industries, house appliances, packaging industries for medical and foodstuff, chemicals for oil, gas and detergents' industries and cosmetics for industrial and house applications, Al-Naimi pointed out.