synthetic rubber


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synthetic rubber

n
(Elements & Compounds) any of various synthetic materials, similar to natural rubber, made by polymerizing unsaturated hydrocarbons, such as isoprene and butadiene
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Kumho Petrochemical believes the process will improve the company's synthetic rubber capacity by 10 percent.
Rising use of synthetic rubbers in tire and non-tire automotive applications, a growing trend of using synthetic rubbers in automotive to reduce the weight of vehicles for fuel efficiency, and increasing demand from Asia Pacific are the major factors expected to drive the global synthetic rubber market during the forecast period.
The majority of tyre manufacturing facilities are located on the Eastern coast of the country, on account of which the region accounts for a lion's share in the country's synthetic rubber market.
The world's largest producer of synthetic rubber and the world's largest oil and energy producer entered the strategic alliance each holding a 50 percent interest, with Saudi Aramco paying approximately EUR 1.
Product coverage: Plastics in Primary Forms, Synthetic Rubber in Primary Forms.
IndianOil Corporation Limited, TSRC Corporation, Taiwan and Marubeni Corporation, Japan are in a joint venture in this project implemented under the banner of Indian Synthetic Rubber Ltd ( ISRL).
The synthetic rubber easily replaces the aluminum end rings that are currently found on most anilox sleeves.
Asia's weakened demand for synthetic rubbers, commonly used in tire production, is expected to recover following this year's drop in car production.
An industry insider says prices of butadiene, the major raw material for synthetic rubber, is experiencing unprecedented volatility, leading to rising prices of natural and synthetic rubber.
Modern radial tyres rely on high-performance synthetic rubber to achieve their superior qualities.
Bridgestone already produces synthetic rubber at two plants in the U.
Nelson regarding the giant synthetic rubber plant in Institute,