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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185th Technical Meeting

Date: March 24, 2014
Location: Louisville, KY

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198th Technical Meeting - Fall 2020

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195th Technical Meeting - 2019 Spring

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Paper# Futamura  shingo

Prediction and Simulation of Tire Performance Using “Deformation Index”

Author: Shingo Futamura
Abstract: Melvin Mooney Distinguished Technology Award: Tires serve important functions in the performance of a car: supporting load, transferring forces in driving, braking, and steering under all weather...

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Paper# Colvin  h.   douglas  judy

Influence of SSBR Microstructure on Silica Mixing & Compound Performance

Author: Judy E. Douglas and Howard Colvin
Abstract: Presentation Slides. Tire tread compounds can be adjusted to meet performance requirements by adjusting the weight average glass transition temperature (Tg) of the compound. This can be done by...

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Paper# Giese  ulrich

Chemical Aspects in Aging of NBR and HNBR-Materials

Author: Ulrich Giese
Abstract: Presentation Slides. The life time of elastomer components is limited by irreversible aging processes. Over the course of time mechanical-dynamic (fatigue), oxidation processes, temperature,...

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Paper# Faust  rudolf

Effects of Catalyst Concentration on the Structure, Morphology and Mechanical Properties of Polyisobutylene-based Thermoplastic Polyurethanes

Author: Rudolf Faust
Abstract: Presentation Slides. We studied the morphology and mechanical properties of a series of polyisobutylene-based thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPUs) with the same composition but synthesized with tin...

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Paper# Doll  tais

Application of an Advanced TG-GC-MS Coupling for the Characterization of an NR/SBR Rubber Mixture

Author: Tais Doll
Abstract: Presentation Slides. Thermal analysis techniques are especially useful in the rubber industry for composition analysis of both basic and complex rubber mixtures. Simultaneous TGA-DSC instruments...

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Paper# Dick  john

Evolution of RPA Test Methodologies for the Rubber Industry

Author: John Dick
Abstract: Fernley H. Banbury Award, Presentation Slides. Since its introduction to the rubber industry in 1992, the RPA has transitioned from R & D Applications, to factory problem solving, and ultimately...

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Paper# Issel  h. martin

HT-ACM & XT-ACM Heat and Fluid Resistant Acrylic Rubber

Author: H. Martin Issel
Abstract: Presentation Slides. In the early 21st century, we introduced a new high temperature Noxtite® ACM type family (HT-ACM’s) with significantly improved heat resistance compared to existing acrylate...

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Paper# Hadjichristidis  nikos

Well-Defined Polyethylenes and Polyethylene-Based Block Copolymers By Anionic Polymerization and Polyhomologation

Author: Nikos Hadjichristidis
Abstract: Presentation Slides. Access to model (high degree of structural, molecular weight and compositional homogeneity) polyethylenes (PEs) and PE-based block copolymers is necessary in order to...

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Paper# Kawahara  seiichi

Nanomatrix Structure of Natural Rubber

Author: Seiichi Kawahara
Abstract: Sparks-Thomas Award, Presentation Slides The morphology of natural rubber was observed by transmission electron microscopy and focused ion beam-scanning electron microscopy. Nanomatrix of...

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Paper# Lang  andrej

Investigation of the Temperature and Pressure Dependence of the Friction Properties of Elastomers on Rough Self-Affine Surfaces

Author: Andrej Lang
Abstract: Presentation Slides. The friction of elastomers has at the present time a huge role in the functionality of final products, especially on tires. In this paper it is shown how the frictional...

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Paper# Mohamed  p.k.

Sustainable Development - A Major Challenge to the Rubber Industry

Author: P.K. Mohamed
Abstract: Keynote Address, Presentation Slides.

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Paper# Morita  hiroshi

Muiti-Scale-Level Simulations for Filler-Filled Rubbers Using Coarse-Grained Model

Author: Hiroshi Morita
Abstract: Presentation Slides. Recently, many studies of filler-filled rubbers using coarse-grained molecular dynamics simulation were reported, and many researchers are interested in these studies. We have...

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Paper# Monthey  steven

Using Dithiodicaprolactam Accelerator to Reduce Reversion and Improve Heat Aging Properties in Natural Rubber, Polybutadiene and Other Unsaturated Polymers

Author: StevenMonthey
Abstract: Presentation Slides. Under hood and other high performance applications have caused the replacement of traditional unsaturated polymers with higher temperature resistance saturated polymers. Many...

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Paper# Roberts  alan

Rubber Contact Phenomena

Author:
Abstract: Goodyear Medal Award, Presentation Slides. Research on rubber wiper blades led to the establishment of the now widely used JKR equilibrium equation that determines the strength of adhesion between...

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Paper# Pitia  emmanuel

An Engineer's Guide to Selecting Rubber-to-Substrate Adhesives

Author: Emmanuel Pitia
Abstract: Presentation Slides. Rubber-to-substrate bonding refers to the process of joining rubber, adhesive, and substrate. This is typically done through application of heat and pressure. The type of...

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Paper# Rader  charles

Adventures in Dynamically Vulcanized TPEs

Author: Charles Rader
Abstract: Chemistry of Thermoplastic Elastomers Award, Presentation Slides. Over the past three decades thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) have had a major impact on the rubber products marketplace. These...

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Paper# Pawlowski  henry

Development of the Moving Die Rheometer and the Rubber Process Analyzer

Author: Henry A. Pawlowski
Abstract: Fernley H. Banbury Award, Presentation Files. The introduction of the Oscillating Disc Rheometer (ODR) curemeter by the Monsanto Instruments & Equipment (I&E) Group in the 1960s revolutionized the...

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Paper# Robertson  christopher

Viscoelastic Properties of Elastomer-Resin Blends and Relevance to Tire Tread Performance

Author: Christopher Robertson
Abstract: Presentation Slides.

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Paper# Raghunath  rathan

Finite Element Simulation of Time-Dependent Effects Using a Microstructure-Based Model for Filled Elastomers

Author: Rathan Raghunath
Abstract: Presentation Slides. The so called physically motivated dynamic flocculation model (DFM) describes the filler-induced stress softening and hysteresis by the breakdown and reagglomeration of...

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Paper# Roderic quirk

Practical Anionic Synthesis of In-Chain Functional Polymers By Homo- and Copolymerization of P- Dimethylsilylstyrene with Styrene

Author: Roderic P. Quirk
Abstract: Presentation Slides. In order to develop a general, practical method for the anionic synthesis of in-chain functionalized homopolymers and block copolymers, the homo- and copolymerization of...

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Paper# Nakajima  ken

Heterogeneity and Heat Aging Effect Seen in Rubber Vulcanizates Investigated By Nano-Palpation AFM

Author: Ken Nakajima
Abstract: Presentation Slides. We found and reported in the 183rd spring meeting the mechanical heterogeneity of rubber vulcanizates at about thirty-nanometer length scale by nano-palpation AFM, by which it...

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Paper# Sita  lawrence

Two-State’ Living Coordination Polymerization for the Scalable Production of Precision Polyolefins

Author: Lawrence R. Sita
Abstract: Presentation Slides. New paradigms are required that can dramatically change the range and pace at which specialty polyolefins can be discovered and commercialized.1 In this regard, we have been...

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Paper# Wang  runguo

Preparation and Properties Study of Renewable Rubber Composites Based on Itaconic Acid and Natural Fillers

Author: Runguo Wang
Abstract: Presentation Slides. Itaconic acid is a promising organic acid to prepare renewable polymers since it could be produced by fermentation in large scale. A novel cross-linkable, high molecular...

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Paper# Warskulat  michael

Influence of Carbon Black Properties on the Surface Appearance of Extruded Articles

Author: Michael Warskulat
Abstract: Presentation Slides. Manufacturers of mechanical rubber goods (MRG) can choose from a large portfolio of rubber blacks in order to match the requirements for specific rubber articles regarding...

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Paper# Wang  zhao

Design, Synthesis and Properties of All-Bio-Based and Processable Elastomer from Epoxidized Soybean Oil

Author: Zhao Wang
Abstract: Presentation Slides. A class of processable and all-bio-based elastomers poly (epoxidized soybean oil-co-decamethylene diamine, PESD) were synthesized only from epoxidized soybean oil (ESO) and...

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Paper# Wineman  alan

Network Evolution in Elastomers at Large Deformations and Elevated Temperatures: Experiments and Modeling

Author: Alan Wineman
Abstract: George Stafford Whitby Award, Presentation Slides. An overview is presented of a study of network evolution in elastomers due to scission and crosslinking at elevated temperature (90 to 150oC for...

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Paper# Yamamoto  oraphin

Effect of Crosslinking Junctions as a Molecular Singularity Point on Mechanical Properties

Author: Oraphin Yamamoto
Abstract: Presentation Slides. Molecular singularity of crosslinked natural rubber was proposed to be a significant crosslinking junction of the rubber, based on the assignment of NMR signals achieved in...

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Paper# Yamamoto  yoshimasa

Polymer Electrolyte Membrane with Nanomatrix Channel Prepared By Sulfonation of Natural Rubber Grafted with Polystyrene

Author: Yoshimasa Yamamoto
Abstract: Presentation Slides. Nanomatrix channel to prepare high-proton-conductive polymer electrolyte was formed by graft copolymerization of styrene onto deproteinized natural rubber (DPNR) followed by...

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Paper# Wong  tang

In-Chain Functionalized Polybutadiene

Author: Tang Wong
Abstract: Presentation Slides. A functionalized polybutadiene polymer was developed by incorporating a tertiary-amine containing monomer into the polymer backbone via anionic polymerization. In-chain...

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