TITLE

Carbon blacks for low-hysteresis applications

AUTHOR(S)
Nikiel, Leszek; Wampler, Wesley; Yang, Henry; Carlson, Tom
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Rubber & Plastics News;3/10/2008, Vol. 37 Issue 16, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on carbon black that is used for low-hysteresis applications in the rubber and tire industry. It is stated that in designing a new carbon black one has to understand not only its function but also where improvements can be made. It is advised that the rubber in carbon black must be compounded so it provides the right balance of wear resistance, hysteresis and traction. The balance of wear resistance and hysteresis is modified with carbon black.
ACCESSION #
31388267

 

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