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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189th Technical Meeting

Date: April 19, 2016
Location: San Antonio, TX

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Paper# Bohm goodyear award

CHARLES GOODYEAR MEDAL AWARD- Highlights of my Diverse Rubber Science and Rubber Processing Endeavors

Author: Georg Bohm
Abstract: Goodyear Medal Award

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Paper# Borzenski banbury award

FERNLEY H. BANBURY AWARD - The History and Development of the Banbury Mixer

Author: Frank J. Borzenski
Abstract: Banbury Award In this presentation, a brief History of the Banbury® Mixer will be presented. A description of how it functions, concerns for optimization of performance will be identified and...

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Paper# Bates tpe

CHEMISTRY OF THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMERS AWARD - Sustainable Rubber Based Block Polymers

Author: Frank Bates
Abstract: Chemistry of Thermoplastic Elastomer Award. Elastomeric polymers play a critical role in innumerable items of commerce, ranging from automobile tires to shoe soles, adhesives and a plethora of...

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Paper# Busfield

Physical Ageing in Highly Filled Rubbers: Role of Particle Flocculation and the Filler Network

Author: James Busfield
Abstract: Particle filled rubbers undergo physical ageing well above the glass transition temperature of the rubber. This observation is just one of many complex phenomena associated with filler...

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Paper# Das sparksthomas

SPARKS-THOMAS AWARD - Sensors, Actuators and Self-Healing Rubbers

Author: Amit Das
Abstract: Sparks-Thomas Award. All-purpose general grade rubbers are consumed to produce almost any typical applications where elastomers are needed e.g. exterior seals, gaskets, pipes, hoses, bladders,...

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Paper# Dassr

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Analysis of Rubber Mixing in Intermeshing vs. Non-Intermeshing Rotors

Author: Suma Rani Das
Abstract: The modern rubber industry is always in pursuit of improvements in the properties of the final product resulting from the mixing of the rubber compounds with different fillers and additives, for...

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Paper# Denstaedt

Comparison of Ambient Vs Cryogenically Ground Micronized Rubber Powder

Author: Glenn Denstaedt
Abstract: Globally, over 1 Billion tires are removed from service each year requiring new sustainable methods to recover the value of these post-consumer materials. While the performance of renewable...

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Paper# Djekic

Surface Modification of Ground Tire Rubber By Mechanochemical Modification and Its Application in SBR/NR Blends

Author: Petar Djekic
Abstract: Waste rubber products, especially waste tires, are virtually indestructible and are a major problem for the environment and human health when disposed of in landfills. It should be mentioned that 1...

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Paper# Elizarraras acs rubber division 2016 dynasol

PBR and SSBR in Synthesis of High Gloss-High Impact Polystyrene By Continuous Process

Author: Daniel Elizarrarás, Graciela Morales, Francisco J. Enríquez-Medrano, Javier Revilla
Abstract: New Polybutadiene (PBR) and Styrene-Butadiene rubber grades (SSBR) were evaluated in the synthesis of High Gloss-High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS) using a continuous pilot plant with a 0.7 kg/h...

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Paper# Galimberti whitby

GEORGE WHITBY AWARD - Rubber: from the Nanoscale to Material Properties

Author: Maurizio Galimberti
Abstract: George S. Whitby Award Nature prepares many stereoregular polymers, among them natural rubber. It was said that Giulio Natta broke the monopoly of Nature, synthesizing macromolecules, such as...

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Paper# Jestin

Interplay Between NP Assembly, Polymer Chain Conformation and Mechanical Properties in Polymer Nanocomposites: From Model to Industrial Systems for Innovative Functional Materials

Author: Jacques Jestin
Abstract: We report a complete study about the interplay between polymer chain conformations with NP assembly in model industrial SBR/silica nanocomposites. By mixing d and h chains, we applied the ZAC...

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Paper# Giese

Characterization of Spatial Evolution in Thermal-Oxidative Aging of Rubbers

Author: Ulrich Giese
Abstract: Life time of elastomers is an aspired goal in rubber technology. Especially thermal oxidative aging is one of the most limiting processes. Post-crosslinking and higher stiffness with loss of...

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Paper# Kawahara

Mechanical Properties and Crosslinking Structures of Vulcanized Natural Rubber

Author: Seiichi Kawahara
Abstract: We developed field gradient-magic angle spinning (FG-MAS) solid state NMR spectroscopy and latex state NMR spectroscopy to characterize vulcanized rubbers. Crosslinking junctions of vulcanized...

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Paper# Kluppel

A Combined Rheological and Dielectric Analysis of Filler Flocculation and Reinforcement of Elastomer Nano-Composites

Author: Manfred Klüppel
Abstract: The flocculation dynamics of carbon black filled elastomers melts is investigated by dielectric relaxation spectroscopy in the frequency range from 0.1 Hz up to 10 MHz during oszillatory shearing...

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Paper# Krawicz

Advancement in Reinforcing Resins

Author: Alexandra Krawicz
Abstract: Reinforcing resins see wide application in rubber formulating. Their property improvements are generally found in either surface hardness (Shore A), static moduli, or low strain dynamic moduli....

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Paper# Mars

Fatigue Characterization of a Thermoplastic Elastomer

Author: William V. Mars
Abstract: Selecting the most durable material for a dynamic application requires a reconciliation of the material’s capacity against the demands placed upon it. The capacity to resist crack development in...

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Paper# Mckenna

Testing the Kovacs' Signatures in Colloids: Thermoresponsive Colloidal Dispersions

Author: Gregory McKenna
Abstract: The phenomenology of the glass transition in complex fluids, especially molecular liquids, is reasonably well understood. At the same time, there is a significant amount of work on the “nominal”...

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Paper# Meier

Influence of Particle Size Statistics and Test Specimen Shape on Lifetime Prediction for Reinforced Elastomers

Author: Jens Meier, Marvin Ludwig and Thomas Alshuth
Abstract: The prediction of service life time for technical elastomeric parts under dynamic excitations is of high importance for the manufacturer to get knowledge about and minimize the risk of early...

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Paper# Namani acs rubber spring 2016 talk 1

Effects on Filler Dispersion and Mechanical Properties Due to Branching in Rubber Compounds

Author: Madhu Namani,
Abstract: With ever increasing market demand for rubber products, manufacturers have relied on the increased usage of branched polymers in rubber formulations as they help in efficiency and energy costs...

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Paper# Nakajima

Atomic Force Microscope Nanomechanics on Rubbery Materials

Author: Ken Nakajima,
Abstract: Atomic force microscope nanomechanics reveals interfacial regions between fillers such as carbon black, silica and rubber networks at nanometer-scale spatial resolution. Changes at the interface...

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Paper# Parker mooney

MELVIN MOONEY AWARD - Selected Advances in Rubber Technology: Past and Future

Author: Dane Parker
Abstract: Mooney Award Address. Discussed will be four topics in rubber technology which I personally developed during my 38 year Goodyear career. These particular technologies represent some unique process...

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Paper# Pazur

The Effect of Thermo-Oxidation on the Permeation Resistance of Bromobutyl Compounds

Author: Richard Pazur,
Abstract: Butyl based rubbers are the material of choice in demanding applications that require exceptional permeation resistance (i.e.to air, water, chemical agents, ... etc.). However, the effect of...

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Paper# Peddini

Discrete, Surface Modified Carbon Nanotube-Rubber Materials for Improved Mechanical Properties

Author: Sateesh Peddini
Abstract: A plurality of discrete, surface modified carbon nanotubes (MOLECULAR REBAR®, MR) and -rubber master batches are prepared resulting in complete disentanglement of carbon nanotubes in the host...

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Paper# Robertson c fictive strain flocculation

Glass-like Phenomena in the Rubbery State of Reinforced Polymers Due to Particle Jamming

Author: Christopher G. Robertson
Abstract: Even well into the rubbery state, glass-like phenomena related to the break-up and reformation of particle networks in reinforced elastomers can be observed. Understanding the physics of the...

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Paper# Roland

Dynamics of Confined Polymers

Author: C. Michael Roland
Abstract: When polymers are cooled toward their glass transition, the local segmental dynamics increase dramatically – as much as ten orders of magnitude for a 10% change in temperature. Similarly,...

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Paper# Samples

Effect of Silane Coupling Agent Loading on the Intrinsic Tear Strength and Crack Propagation of Silica-Filled SBR

Author: Toby Samples
Abstract: It has been reported that silane coupling agent has an optimal loading for predicted traction in a model SBR compound. The traction-optimal level was compared with the effect of silane coupling...

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Paper# Simmons

Rational Control of Polymer Glass Formation and Mechanical Properties with Molecular Additives

Author: David Simmons,
Abstract: Introduction of a small-molecule additive is one of the most widespread and longest-established methods of modifying a polymer’s properties. Plasticizers, for example, are commonly employed to...

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Paper# Ziebell

LSR Material Measurement for Virtual Liquid Injection Molding

Author: Rick Ziebell
Abstract: For 20 years, Sigmasoft has been leading the effort in bringing thermoset behavior to flow simulation modeling for liquid injection molding (LIM) of Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR). Often,...

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