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Synonyms for rubber

an elastic material obtained from the latex sap of trees (especially trees of the genera Hevea and Ficus) that can be vulcanized and finished into a variety of products

any of various synthetic elastic materials whose properties resemble natural rubber

an eraser made of rubber (or of a synthetic material with properties similar to rubber)

contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse

a waterproof overshoe that protects shoes from water or snow

coat or impregnate with rubber

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The industrial machinery and motor vehicle markets have the largest impact on overall rubber product sales, as they accounted for 72 percent of total demand in 2012.
This observation was confirmed by similar tests of other rubber compounds.
Thermoplastic molders are working with Lanxess on two-shot overmolding of rigid nylon parts with an integral rubber gasket.
3 Thread the looped rubber band through the center of 6 metal washers, and tie a knot tightly around the washers.
It manufactures three primary variations of turf: rubber and sand infill, rubber only infill, and synthetic grass with no infill.
It lies on the warm cement floor - an 800-strand, 90-pound rope of rubber bands that, unraveled, would stretch 3-1/2 miles.
In dry processes, engineers mix coarse rubber grains with stone and sand.
As with the rubber, several coats are involved in constructing the shell.
As a result, related industries such as rubber machinery, rubber additives and reinforcing materials also have a great development potential.
Table 2: Worldwide Rubber Consumption (2009): Percentage
Since rubber compounds are non-Newtonian, their viscosity decreases with an increase in applied shear rate by the RPA.
Make the holes big enough for a rubber band to fit through.
Yulex Corporation has signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service (USDA) to considerably increase the rubber latex yield of guayule, the world's only commercial source of natural rubber latex that is safe for people with Type I latex allergy.
Table 1: Leading Players in the Global Rubber Parts Market