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Noun1.polybutene - a polymer of butylene; used in lubricants and synthetic rubber
butene, butylene - any of three isomeric hydrocarbons C4H8; all used in making synthetic rubbers
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It used primarily used as a precursor to various chemicals, for instance, in the polymerization reaction with isoprene for the production of polybutene. Polybutene, in simple terms, is butyl rubber used for the production of tires and other synthetic products.
Polybutene (PIB), used in lubricants, adhesives, surface coatings, personal care products, pharmaceuticals, stretch/cling film, sealants/caulks/putties, rubber & polymer modification, and agriculture.
An adjustable peel effect through a two-phase system consists of a sealable polyethylene matrix and islands of polybutene to reduce the actively sealable surface area.
Key statement: The present invention is directed to a pneumatic tire comprising a radially outer circumferential rubber tread disposed on a supporting carcass, an inner liner rubber layer radially inwardly disposed on the supporting carcass, and a sealant layer adhered to and disposed inwardly of the rubber inner liner layer as a radially inner surface of the tire, wherein the sealant layer comprises 100 parts by weight of elastomer comprising 5 to 10 parts by weight, per 100 parts by weight of elastomer (phr) of butyl rubber, 10 to 25 phr of bromobutyl rubber, and 65 to 85 phr of polybutene; and from 0.05 to 2 phr of a polymeric amine.
This type of AO can be applied in polyolefis, such as polyethylene, polypropylene, polybutene, and olefi copolymers such as ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymers [10].
San Jose, CA, October 06, 2016 --(PR.com)-- According to a new market report published by Credence Research "Polybutene Market - Growth, Share, Opportunities, Competitive Analysis, and Forecast 2013 - 2023," the Polybutene market was valued at US$ 1,750 Mn in 2015, and is expected to reach US$ 2,500 Mn by 2023, expanding at a CAGR of 4.5% from 2016 to 2023.
Alkene 1-butene/isobutene, besides being used in the production of octanes, is also used to manufacture other chemical products, such as polyethylene, polypropylene resins, polybutene, butylene oxide, and MEK.
Polybutene material was used as a sticky material that remained durable for 2-3 weeks (Kappmeier and Venter, 2007).
A black polychloroprene (neoprene) rubber V-belt and a 454 gram (g) (1 lb) brick of a gray duct sealant, described as a butyl rubber, polybutene caulking compound, were two other rubber products that were tested.
Polybutene can also be used as paste forming material to ensure uniform mixing of calcium salt and stabilize the reactor paste.