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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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However, during the initial high temperature testing of rubber compounds for static FEA, we discovered the trend of stress change was somehow contradictory to these results.
For example, thermoplastic molders are just discovering the potential of a new type of hydrogenated nitrile butadiene rubber (HNBR) commercialized by Lanxess in 2005.
1 sharpened pencil * 2 size-33 rubber bands * 6 metal washers (quarter-size) * 2 cotton swabs * cardboard (28 cm by 38 cm, or 11 in.
Montreal-based FieldTurf is the selfproclaimed industry leader in sand and rubber infill fields.
If they are presented with facts, and they believe they will get some benefit from using rubber, they'll do it.
Engineers have experimented with ground rubber in roadways for decades, but new laws are pushing transportation agencies to expand the use of this material, says Michael A.
His problem was not so much one of removing a rubber mold from the clay (because the clay would normally be destroyed when the mold was removed) but, rather, how could a rubber mold stiff enough to reproduce the original be fabricated without sagging and distorting.
The RPA molds the uncured rubber formulation in a sealed pressurized cavity and has a special direct drive motor that oscillates the lower die sinusoidally over a range of preprogrammed strains, frequencies and temperatures.
Make the holes big enough for a rubber band to fit through.
Twin Cities Rubber Group, technical meeting, Holiday Inn, Bloomington, MN, Mark Douglas (763) 559-3500 or mdouglas@promedmolding.
Also, the piston type imparts much less shearing energy to the rubber sample before rheological measurements are made.