Article - 23 Oct 2002
Polybutadiene is the second largest synthetic rubber produced by volume. The applications, chemistry, manufacturing, synthesis and types (including high cis, lithium-based and high trans) of...
Article - 12 Mar 2006
Atomic Force Microscopy can be used for in-situ monitoring of structural changes induced by thermal transitions, and for visualization of structure transformations caused by swelling and other effects...
Article - 6 May 2010
Polybutadiene (or rubber) is added during polymerisation of styrene to increase the flexibility of polystyrene polymers.
Article - 19 Jun 2001
A new physical state for polymers has been developed, such that polymers have a controlled elastic modulus and refractive index gradients through them. Potential applications include gaskets and...
News - 15 Oct 2012
Foster Wheeler AG announced today that a subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCm) contract by LANXESS...
News - 6 Aug 2003
Bayer Polymers, a division of Bayer AG will cease production of the rubber cobalt-polybutadiene (CoBR) at its Bayer Buna GmbH plant in Marl. Production is scheduled to end in the first half of...
News - 11 May 2007
LANXESS’s Polybutadiene Rubber business unit and the South Korean tire manufacturer Hankook Tire have put their cooperation on a firm footing with the conclusion of a long-term supply contract....
News - 13 Mar 2014
Research and Markets have announced the addition of the "China Synthetic Rubber Industry Report" report to their offering.
As a major synthetic rubber producer in the world, China's...
Article - 26 Aug 2014
One of the most widely used industrial polymers is polybutadienes, representing more than 2 billion pounds of plastics and more than 4 billion pounds of rubber annually.
Article - 24 Jan 2016
UBE Industries, Ltd. is a leading global manufacture of high-cis polybutadiene rubber with cobalt catalyst. Since the early 70s, the company have been manufacturing UBEPOL in its plant in Chiba/Japan,...