Rubber's no joke

Noga, Edward
May 2008
Rubber & Plastics News;5/19/2008, Vol. 37 Issue 21, p8
Trade Publication
The author reflects on the importance of rubber industry in society. He views on the possible effects when there are no rubber products including the end of operation of factories and machinery. He cites the invention of the polystyrene-polyisobutylene-polystyrene block copolymer TPE for the polymeric coating in the Taxus drug eluting stent. The author also explores the role of the rubber in creating the world a greener place.


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