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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

Events

New ASTM International standard helps classify rubberlike materials. Read more

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TARRC

Tun Abdul Razak Research Centre (TARRC), held an open day to celebrate its 80th anniversary at its laboratories at Brickendonbury, Hertford. Read more

Industry News

Newly developed high strength rubber is world’s first polymer of its kind. Read more

Materials

Arlanxeo introduces new Keltan Eco based TPVs cradle-to-cradle applications. Read more

Materials

Arlanxeo to invest mid double-digit million sum in modernising its production sites in Triunfo, Brazil and La Wantzenau, France. Read more

Industry News

European Plastics and Rubber Machinery Manufacturers celebrate the next record year and new board appointments. Read more

Industry News

The new manufacturing plant will trade as Morocco Precision Moulding, forming part of the Fibrax Group of Companies. Read more

Industry News

The conference will take place in London, UK and the call for papers is now open. Read more

Industry News

Wolverhampton commercial rubber sheet supplier MacLellan Rubber has started 2018 with strong sales and is increasing its stocks accordingly. Read more

Materials

SAFIC-ALCAN has been appointed by Braskem to distribute their Unilene range. The agreement is effective immediately. Read more

Materials

MacLellan Rubber has secured an eight-year contract to supply a major network distributor with EC61111 electrical insulation matting. Read more

Materials

MacLellan Rubber have been working closely with their supply chain partners announcing a breakthrough in Nitrosamine-free EU1935 polymer materials. Read more

Materials

An upcoming seminar will focus on lifetime prediction and durability of rubber products across several product areas. Read more

Events

An EPDM rubber produced using biobased ethylene extracted from sugarcane will be used by Adidas to manufacture the footballs for the 2018 World Cup. Read more

World Cup 2018

A rubber seals and gaskets manufacturer says it has “significantly cut” its energy consumption and overall carbon emissions after installing LED lights at its production facility Read more

Environment

A paper published in Science journal last week has shown how flexible elastomers can take a lesson from mussels in stretch and strength. Read more

Materials