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Lehigh and Rheopave Partner to Provide Micronized Rubber Powders, Suspension Additives for the Asphalt Industry

Lehigh and Rheopave Partner to Provide Micronized Rubber Powders, Suspension Additives for the Asphalt Industry

Lehigh Technologies, a leading specialty materials company that produces micronized rubber powders (MRP), announced today that it has partnered with Rheopave Technologies LLC, to provide the asphalt industry with a superior product offering that reduces the cost, boosts the performance and improves the sustainability of modified asphalt and bitumen systems. This new product line includes Lehigh's MicroDyne™ MRPs and Rheopave's novel suspension additives. [More]
Efficient Numerical Method to Study Behaviour of ‘Ring’ Polymers

Efficient Numerical Method to Study Behaviour of ‘Ring’ Polymers

The experimental and numerical study of the behaviour of polymers in concentrated solutions is a line of research that is still highly active. In the past, it enabled us to understand why materials like rubber have certain elastic properties. [More]
Comprehensive Market Research Report on China Synthetic Rubber Industry

Comprehensive Market Research Report on China Synthetic Rubber Industry

Research and Markets have announced the addition of the "China Synthetic Rubber Industry Report" report to their offering. [More]
ExxonMobil Chemical to Build Manufacturing Facilities for Halobutyl Rubber and Hydrocarbon Resin in Singapore

ExxonMobil Chemical to Build Manufacturing Facilities for Halobutyl Rubber and Hydrocarbon Resin in Singapore

ExxonMobil Chemical announced today that it will build facilities to manufacture premium halobutyl rubber and Escorez hydrogenated hydrocarbon resin at its recently expanded petrochemical complex in Singapore. Engineering and procurement activities have begun, with construction expected to begin in the second half of 2014 and completion anticipated in 2017. [More]
Styron Plans Latex Capacity Expansion with New Reactor at Zhangjiagang Facility

Styron Plans Latex Capacity Expansion with New Reactor at Zhangjiagang Facility

Styron, the global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex and rubber, announced plans to expand its latex capacity with a new reactor at its Zhangjiagang, China, production facility. This expansion will mainly support the demand for latex in China’s paper and paperboard industry, forecast to grow in the next five years. [More]
Growing Demand from Emerging Economies to Drive Synthetic Rubber Market

Growing Demand from Emerging Economies to Drive Synthetic Rubber Market

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Rubber Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. [More]
MPM to Highlight New Liquid Silicone Rubber Light Diffuser Line at Strategies in Light show

MPM to Highlight New Liquid Silicone Rubber Light Diffuser Line at Strategies in Light show

At the Strategies in Light show, Feb. 25-27, Momentive Performance Materials Inc. (MPM) will showcase a new liquid silicone rubber (LSR) light diffuser line and additions to the Ultra Clear Silopren* LSR 7000 and SilCool* TIA series. [More]
2014 Ram 1500 Truck Series Outfitted with Goodyear Tires

2014 Ram 1500 Truck Series Outfitted with Goodyear Tires

The award-winning 2014 Ram 1500 truck series is known for its toughness, capability and comfort. It is also known for its Goodyear tires. [More]
Momentive Performance Materials to Showcase Fiber-Reinforced Liquid Silicone Rubber at MD&M West

Momentive Performance Materials to Showcase Fiber-Reinforced Liquid Silicone Rubber at MD&M West

At MD&M West booth 1804, Feb. 11-13, 2014, Momentive Performance Materials Inc. (MPM) will showcase its solution – fiber-reinforced liquid silicone rubber (LSR) – for designers seeking ways to enhance the ergonomics and aesthetics of wearable medical devices, as the demand for this type of product grows. [More]
Airpad HTX - Non-silicone Rubber for Enhanced Performance in Caul Sheets and Flexible Mandrels

Airpad HTX - Non-silicone Rubber for Enhanced Performance in Caul Sheets and Flexible Mandrels

Airpad HTX is an uncured non-silicone rubber that can be made into caul sheets and flexible mandrels. [More]