Article - 6 May 2010
Polybutadiene (or rubber) is added during polymerisation of styrene to increase the flexibility of polystyrene polymers.
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...
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...
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 - 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....
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,...
News - 15 Feb 2019
Each year, about 27 million tires end up in landfills, dumps and stockpiles, where they pose health and environmental hazards. These tires could get a second life as components of the roads they once...
News - 14 Feb 2019
Every year, around 27 million tires land in dumps, stockpiles, and landfills, creating environmental and health risks. These tires could possibly have a second life as components of the roads on which...
News - 4 Oct 2012
Asia’s weakened demand for synthetic rubbers, commonly used in tire production, is expected to recover following this year’s drop in car production, says a new report from petrochemical...
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...