natural rubber


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Noun1.natural 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 productsnatural 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
foam rubber - spongy rubber; made by introducing air bubbles before vulcanization and used for cushioning or upholstery
latex - a milky exudate from certain plants that coagulates on exposure to air
crepe rubber - crude natural rubber; used mainly for shoe soles
cold rubber - a rubber made at low temperatures (5 degrees Centigrade) which is tougher than conventional rubber and is often used in car tires
ebonite, hard rubber, vulcanite - a hard nonresilient rubber formed by vulcanizing natural rubber
Para rubber - a type of natural rubber obtained from tropical South American trees
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Driven by the steady development of the tire industry, China's natural rubber consumption is expected to keep an AAGR of 4.
The establishment of Halcyon Agri Shanghai marks the strong completion of Sinochem Internationals mergers and acquisitions in the natural rubber industry.
maleated natural rubber (MNR) and natural rubber grafted with amine derivative (NR-g-HPM).
A market source indicated that natural and synthetic rubber are both essential raw materials for tires, and that the reduction in supplies of natural rubber will confront tire makers with declining profits in the fourth quarter.
Cariflex IR dips great and is very close to natural rubber latex in its ability to provide a great barrier for fluids, purity and hysteresis in a natural rubber protein-free formulation.
The Bridgestone Group has been conducting basic research into molecular breeding of Hevea brasiliensis using genetic information, to enhance the productivity of natural rubber.
The Bridgestone Group (the Group)has been conducting basic research into molecular breeding of Hevea brasiliensis to enhance the productivity of natural rubber.
Under an agreement, Vystar Corporation supplies its Vytex Natural Rubber Latex to Pioneer Balloon Company, a manufacturer of latex balloons in the US.
Health care workers are at high risk for exposure to natural rubber latex (NRL) and commercial cleaning solutions; risk assessment and appropriate control measures should be implemented to minimize exposure to allergens and irritants and to reduce the risk of workers for developing occupational asthma.
Lim said the meeting was prompted by a drop in the price of natural rubber on the world market.
If natural rubber latex is contained in the product, the warning label must specifically caution users that the device and/or its packaging may cause an allergic reaction.
They have succeeded in doubling natural rubber production from about 500 pounds per acre per year for native plants to 1,000 pounds for the new breeds.

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