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Sustainability in the Rubber Industry

You may have not given it much thought, but it is difficult to go about life today without relying on some kind of rubber component to do its job. Rubber tires, gaskets, and seals all allow your car to take you to work or the grocery store. The seal on your refrigerator door ensures that […]

Physical Properties of Rubber – Basics for Beginners

Sourcing managers and buyers have to select rubber materials that meet all of their application’s requirements. Elastomers have inherent physical properties, but these properties can be enhanced through compounding with other additives and ingredients. When compounding a rubber material, it is critical to understand a rubber’s physical properties and to understand how each property is […]