Red rubber

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An old name originally used for rubber vulcanized with antimony pentasulfide. When heated, the antimony pentasulfide reacted with the rubber to yield sulfur for vulcanization leaving residual antimony trisulfide as a red colorant (Brady 1971).

Synonyms and Related Terms

caucho rojo (Esp)

Additional Information

G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, 10th edition, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1971.

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