Synthetic & Silicone Rubbers
Rubbers, like other plastics materials, are chemically long-chain polymeric materials. Natural rubber and many of the synthetic rubbers (or elastomers) are based on a chain of interlinked carbon atoms; the chains may themselves be further cross-linked to modify the properties of the material. The exception is the family of silicone elastomers, in which the basic chain is made from alternate silicon and oxygen atoms.
KeywordsNatural Rubber Silicone Rubber Volume Resistivity Natural Rubber Vulcanisate Require Mechanical Property
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