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Additives in Rubber and Plastic Compounding

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Certain additives must be added to plastics and synthetic rubbers to produce desired properties in end application compounds. Filler systems, binders and chemical additives have many different applications in compounding. These applications range from improving material strength to altering aesthetic

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International Elastomer Conference 2014

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Source: rubberiec.org BassTech recently attended this year’s International Elastomer Conference in Nashville (formerly the International Rubber Expo). The International Elastomer Conference is a premier, three-day gathering of more than 2,500 customers, educators and suppliers to exchange ideas and observations from

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5 Interesting Facts About Polybutadiene Rubber

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High-impact polystyrene, or HIPS, is polystyrene processed with polybutadiene rubber during polymerization. We’ve been supplying polybutadiene rubber to the high-impact polystyrene industry for 20 years, sourcing from producers in Asia, Europe, and the Americas. Polybutadiene rubber is the second most

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5 Interesting Facts About Modified Bitumen Roofing

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“Modified bitumen” might be an unfamiliar term to many people who aren’t in the roofing industry, but it is a common choice in commercial roofing and other flat or nearly-flat roofs. Bitumen is also known as asphalt, which has been

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Chinaplas 2014

Chinaplas 2014

Last month, we traveled to Shanghai to attend Chinaplas. Since its beginning in 1983, Chinaplas has grown to become the largest plastics and rubber show in Asia and the second largest in the world. We handle a range of products

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