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These developments mean James Heal can supply both 5kN and 10kN Universal Testing Machines fitted with a long stroke contact extensometer, which will be ideal for manufacturers in the vulcanised rubber and thermoplastic elastomers markets Read more

Machinery

Avon, which employs 280 people, had sales of $85 million last year, and supplies riot gear to the Met Police Read more

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The colour options were requested to enable full traceability and track usage across different sections of the Food Production plants Read more

Materials

The guide covers the basics, similarities, and pros and cons of each material with simple tables of performance, compatibility, and common usages Read more

Materials

Biesterfeld is strengthening its long-standing collaboration by commencing distribution of Vistalon EPDM rubber in UK and Ireland Read more

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HS Polymer Reprocessing Ltd, based in Hyde, has been acquired by Stephen Crompton, the company’s General Manager, from its previous owners Douglas Hodgson, Quentin Hartley and Jeffrey Savage. Read more

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The programme will begin with a three-day event at the Rubber Consultants headquarters in Hertford, before two training courses at the Kia Oval ahead of IRC 2019 Read more

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In the recycling of waste rubber, the addition of VESTENAMER is an application that has already proven its worth within the production from useful waste of rubber articles Read more

K 2019

Because Uptis is airless, the breakthrough wheel assembly eliminates the dangerous of flat tyres and punctures Read more

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Speakers at the event will include representatives from world-class organisations and institutions such as Bridgestone, Pirelli, Continental, Tokyo Institute of Technology, and the University of Twente Read more

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Talks at the conference will cover the overriding aspects of future technologies, material behaviour, processing, and simulation Read more

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Within the new laboratory TARRC engineers have designed and built a large rubber component test machine that can test full-scale bearings under full-scale earthquake conditions Read more

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Chen succeeds Jorge Nogueira, who is retiring after a career spanning 40 years in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry Read more

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The synthetic rubber is called BISYKA, a German abbreviation for biomimetic synthetic rubber, and has been developed by researchers at the Fraunhofer Institutes for Applied Polymer Research Read more

Materials

With Evonik’s Silica/Silane technology, fuel savings could be as high as eight per cent, representing an important cost factor and a significant contribution to environmental conservation, particularly in buses and trucks with high mileage Read more

Materials

Researchers studied the stability of rubber asphalt made by blending and extruding different amounts of the polymers cis-isoprene, trans-isopreme, polybutadiene or polyisobutylene with ground tyre rubber Read more

Materials

Wacker is increasing its silicone rubber production to a worldwide level Read more

Materials

With just one year to go before the renowned International Rubber Conference (IRC) is hosted in London, organisers say planning is “well underway.” Read more

Events

The International Rubber Conference (IRC) taking place in London next year will run a week earlier than scheduled, from 3 - 5 September 2019. Read more

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New ASTM International standard helps classify rubberlike materials. Read more

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