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'''Description'''
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Table of Selected polymers belonging to this polymer class (unless otherwise indicated, the links are for cameo pages)
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Polymer name
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Common Names or Products found in
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Properties of Concern
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Polybutadiene
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Buna
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Compounded with a wide variety of materials.
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Polystyrene
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See Cameo page
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Compounded with a wide variety of materials.
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Nitrile rubber (NBR)
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See Cameo page
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Some NBR are blended with PVC and contain chlorides
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Styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR)
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See Cameo page
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Tendency to crawl.  Compounded with a wide variety of materials.
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Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS)
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See Cameo page
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Compounded with a wide variety of materials.
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Ethylene Propylene Rubber (EPR)
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See Cameo Page
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Ethylene Propylene Diene (EPDM) - wikipedia link
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May be crosslinked with other products with sulfur vulcanization.
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Butyl rubber (Isoprene)
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See Cameo Page
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Neoprene (polychloroprene)
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See Cameo Page
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Chlorinated, may off-gas acids
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Polysulfide
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May contain PCB’s, can cause damage to metals when in contact with stainless and carbon steels.
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polyurethane
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Spandex is the most similar to natural rubber
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Problematic class of materials
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Silicone Rubber  - wikipedia
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See Cameo Page
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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.
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'''Applications'''
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'''Personal Risks'''
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'''Environmental Risks'''
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'''Collection Risks'''
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'''Working Properties'''
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'''Forms/Sizes'''
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'''Additional Information'''
 
See [[Rubber, natural]]; [[Rubber, chlorinated]]; or [[Rubber, synthetic]]
 
See [[Rubber, natural]]; [[Rubber, chlorinated]]; or [[Rubber, synthetic]]
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'''Resources and Citations'''
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* Contributions: Molly McGrath

Revision as of 08:06, 2 July 2020

Description


Table of Selected polymers belonging to this polymer class (unless otherwise indicated, the links are for cameo pages)

Polymer name 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