An indispensable product to modern society as steel, wood and mortar is rubber. Rubber is of two types—natural and manmade. All of us use products made of rubber at home, at work, at play and even when we travel. Automobiles, trains, aircraft, industries rely on it for variety of purpose. That is why it is rightly said that rubber in the modern world is omnipotent.......

The information below is intended to give a broad overview of the properties of a number of different rubbers. This is intended to aid in the selection of rubbers for particular service conditions. A guide of this sort is only intended as a first step in selection - mainly to eliminate materials which are obviously unsuitable.......

Rubber product performance table......

Natural rubber is an excellent example of a natural polymer and an elastomer in particular. Elastomers are substances that can be readily stretched. They retract rapidly to their original form when released. Natural rubber is also called plantation rubber. ......

Silicone rubber is used today in a large number of advanced manufacturing and production processes, right from tires to tubes, keypads to cake pans. Silicone rubber is easy to manufacture and formulate. Available in different hardness and colors and also in various formulations for manufacturing, molding and curing, ......

FFKM is the abbreviated name of a popular synthetic rubber, Perfluoroelastomers. FFKM or Perfluoroelastomer is the complete fluorizating rubber, FFKM and fluorizating plastic (the PTFE teflon). The trade name of FFKM is VITON. FFKM is widely used in the most dangerous and strict technique environment for sealing.......