Red rubber

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Description

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.