TITLE

New metallocene EPDM rubber is more flexible

AUTHOR(S)
Liang, Wenbin; Clayfield, Tim; Daniel, Sherrika; Paeglis, Amis; Walther, Brian; Walton, Kim; Voorheisa, Peter
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Rubber & Plastics News;2/8/2010, Vol. 39 Issue 14, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) application performance is highly influenced by the polymer molecular structure and processing conditions. The current global demand for EPDM exceeds 2.7 billion pounds. It is reported that EPDM converters are demanding easier mixing elastomers with improved formulation flexibility, better extrusion processability, and better cure efficiency.
ACCESSION #
48339971

 

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