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)

Resources and Citations

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