Carbon blacks for low-hysteresis applications

Nikiel, Leszek; Wampler, Wesley; Yang, Henry; Carlson, Tom
March 2008
Rubber & Plastics News;3/10/2008, Vol. 37 Issue 16, p16
Trade Publication
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.


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