Technical Paper Archive


This site contains all papers presented at Rubber Division, ACS Technical Meetings from 2000-2018. Meetings prior to 2000 are incomplete and papers are added as they are digitized.


For older papers not listed here, please send your request, including Meeting Year, Title, Author, and Paper # to: cbrady@rubber.org


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144th Technical Meeting (INCOMPLETE)

Date: October 26, 1993
Location: Orlando, FL

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Paper# 4 1993fall p4

PYROLYSIS CARBON BLACK: AN OVERVIEW

Author: MICHAEL R. BECK
Abstract: Carbon black has been the major reinforcing filler in the rubber industry for well over 100 years and it will continue to be so for years to come. It has historically been made from natural gas and...


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Paper# 10 1993fall10

Vulcanization Fumes - A Laboratory Study

Author: J. Zietlow* and R.H. Schuster
Abstract: A broad spectrum of volatile organic compounds (VO Cs) is emitted during rubber manufacturing especially at the vulcanization process. Analytical methods based on dynamic headspace sampling in...


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Paper# 11 1993fall11

CURING FUMES - A THREAT TO THE ENVIRONMENT OR NOT?

Author: Nils M Levin
Abstract: Discusses risk factors of emissions from curing fumes, and the results of investigations in Germany and Scandinavia to increase understanding of curing fumes.


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Paper# 13 1993fall13

Developments in fuel Hoses to Meet Changing Environmental Needs

Author: R Vara
Abstract: Environmental requirements have necessitated changes in the design and materials used in automobiles and other machinery using the internal combustion engine. These changes have included the use of...


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Paper# 21 1993fall21

VIC GENERATION: INTERNAL MIXERS WITH VARIABLE INTERMESHING CLEARANCE

Author: L. Pomini •and J. Marzella
Abstract: Starting from 1988 POMINI have introduced on the market a new concept of Internal Mixer: "V.I.C. 11 (Variable Intermeshing Clearance). VIC is an internal mixer with intermeshing rotors that...


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Paper# 29 1993fall 29

Simulation of the injection moulding process with a special capillary rheometer

Author: Hagen Kramer
Abstract: Processability testing of rubber polymers and compounds in the laboratory is a constant challenge for a tester. A minimum requirement of the injection molding process is the degree of filling of...


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Paper# 32 1993fall32

High Resolution NMR Spectrometry for the Determination of Elastomers

Author: Jurgen Kelm
Abstract: Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) is a powerful method of structure elucidation and determination of polymers in solution. The application to solids was not possible until the development of...


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Paper# 35 1993fall35

Comparison of Dynamic Test Methods and Machines for Elastomers

Author: R. J.· Del Vecchio
Abstract: A wide variety of devices and methods for the evaluation of engineering properties of elastomers used in dynamic applications are compared. Properties such as G', E', and tangent delta are tested...


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Paper# 51 1993fall51

RATE CONTROLLING PROCESSES OF WEAR OF RUBBER TREAD COMPOUNDS

Author: Donovan, JA
Abstract: The rate controlling process of wear of black filled SBR, Brominated poly-[isobutylene]-co-[paramethylstyrene] ( called EXXPRO™ elastomer) and an 85 /15 blend of SBR/EXXPRO elastomer tread...


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Paper# 52 1993fall52

A REVIEW OF BONDING AGENTS AS ADHESION PROMOTERS IN RUBBER TO METAL AND RUBBER TO TEXTILE APPLICATIONS

Author: Rebecca Seibert
Abstract: Adhesion is the state in which two surfaces are held together by interfacial forces, which may consist of valence forces (specific) or interlocking action (mechanical), or both. Adhesion...


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Paper# 62 1993fall 62

IMPROVING FATIGUE RESISTANCE WITH NEODIMIUM POLYBUTADIENE

Author: E. Lauretti, B. Miani, F. Mistrali*
Abstract: Polybutadiene micro/macro structure effect on fatigue life and crack growth resistance in NR/high-cis polybutadiene sidewall compounds has been evaluated. Three high-cis polybutadienes having...


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Paper# 67 1993fall67

SYNCHRONOUS & SERPENTINE BELT COMPOUNDS: The New Benchmark in Dynamic Performance

Author: Michael Wood & William Bradford
Abstract: The increasing underhood temperatures combined with the timing accuracy needed in high-performance single and dual overhead cam (SOHC/DOHC), multi-valve engines has challenged both the elastomer...


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Paper# 158 1993fall richmond

CARBON BLACK DISPERSION MEASUREMENT. II. INFLUENCE OF DISPERSION ON PHYSICAL PROPERTIES

Author: Bruce Richmond
Abstract: Carbon black is the primary reinforcing filler for rubber. It is essential to establish good dispersion in the polymer matrix to maximize the reinforcing effect. The interaction of carbon black...


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