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'''Description'''
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==Description==
  
 
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Please see
Table of Selected polymers belonging to this polymer class (unless otherwise indicated, the links are for cameo pages)
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* [[Rubber (natural, vulcanized)]]
 
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* [[Rubber (synthetic)]]
Polymer name
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* [[Rubber (chlorinated)]]
Common Names or Products found in
 
Properties of Concern
 
Polybutadiene
 
Buna
 
Compounded with a wide variety of materials.
 
Polystyrene
 
See Cameo page
 
Compounded with a wide variety of materials.
 
Nitrile rubber (NBR)
 
See Cameo page
 
Some NBR are blended with PVC and contain chlorides
 
Styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR)
 
See Cameo page
 
Tendency to crawl.  Compounded with a wide variety of materials.
 
Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS)
 
See Cameo page
 
Compounded with a wide variety of materials.
 
Ethylene Propylene Rubber (EPR)
 
See Cameo Page
 
 
 
 
 
Ethylene Propylene Diene (EPDM) - wikipedia link
 
 
 
 
 
May be crosslinked with other products with sulfur vulcanization.
 
Butyl rubber (Isoprene)
 
See Cameo Page
 
 
 
 
 
Neoprene (polychloroprene)
 
See Cameo Page
 
Chlorinated, may off-gas acids
 
Polysulfide
 
 
 
 
 
May contain PCB’s, can cause damage to metals when in contact with stainless and carbon steels.
 
polyurethane
 
Spandex is the most similar to natural rubber
 
Problematic class of materials
 
Silicone Rubber  - wikipedia
 
See Cameo Page
 
Off-gassing depends on the initial curing system, platinum based cures have no offgassing; condensation cures can produce acid, neutral or basic chemicals during curing; peroxide cures can produce ketones or chlorinated aromatic chemicals as the material ages and breaks down.
 
 
 
 
 
'''Applications'''
 
 
 
'''Personal Risks'''
 
 
 
'''Environmental Risks'''
 
 
 
'''Collection Risks'''
 
 
 
 
 
'''Working Properties'''
 
 
 
'''Forms/Sizes'''
 
 
 
'''Additional Information'''
 
See [[Rubber, natural]]; [[Rubber, chlorinated]]; or [[Rubber, synthetic]]
 
 
 
'''Resources and Citations'''
 
 
 
* Contributions: Molly McGrath
 

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