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Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 30, Issue 16, pp 4112–4114 | Cite as

The effect of silane coupling agent (Si-69) on thermoxidative stability of butyl rubber compounds

  • A. Adhikary
  • R. Mukhopadhyay
  • A. S. Deuri
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Abstract

Thermal analysis and the ageing studies of butyl rubber (IIR) compounds have been carried out in order to assess the effect of a silane coupling agent, Bis-(3-triethoxysilylpropyl)tetra sulphide (Si-69) on thermal and thermoxidative stability of IIR. The thermal stability of the raw rubber remained uneffected on adding Si-69, whereas the thermoxidative stability was enhanced. Similar behaviour, though to a lesser extent, has been observed for compounded rubber. The ageing properties and service life are also improved with Si-69. A suitable mechanism has been proposed.

Keywords

Polymer Sulphide Silane Rubber Thermal Stability 
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© Chapman & Hall 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Adhikary
    • 1
  • R. Mukhopadhyay
    • 1
  • A. S. Deuri
    • 2
  1. 1.Hari Shankar Singhania Elastomer and Tyre Research InstituteIndia
  2. 2.R and D CentreJ.K. Industries Ltd, P.O. Tyre FactoryJaykaygram, Dist. Rajsamand, RajasthanIndia

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