Send the link below via email or IMCopy
Present to your audienceStart remote presentation
- Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
- People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
- This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
- A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
- Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article
Do you really want to delete this prezi?
Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.
Make your likes visible on Facebook?
Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.
Transcript of RUBBER
formed from the polymerization of various monomers e.g. isoprene, butadiene, chloroprene, and isobutylene
major producers include: India, China and the U.S. How was synthetic rubber founded What are some negative and positive impacts of the applied science involved in the manufacture of synthetic rubber? Advantages of synthetic rubber disadvantages of synthetic rubber Technology involved in manufacturing process Bibliography reasons for supporting research in the use/ production of synthetic rubber vulcanisation process makes the rubber
less susceptible to aging and weathering.
more resistant to oil, solvents, oxygen, ozone, and certain chemicals.
more resilient over a wider temperature range petrochemicals (oil) = primary input
extraction causes land degradation General purpose synthetic rubber is made by combining butadiene and styrene.
After the two are mixed in the presence of soapsuds in a reactor, liquid latex is formed.
The dry rubber in the liquid latex is then condensed into crumbs, washed, dried, and baled ready for shipment. http://www.erasersworld.com/eng/sintet.htm
http://www.tis-gdv.de/tis_e/ware/kautschuk/synthesekautschuk/synthesekautschuk.htm where do we find rubber Everywhere.
E.g. hoses, belts, gaskets, tyres, wet suits, life rafts and even toilet plungers. RUBBER Natural Rubber comes from the rubber tree, which is found in south-east asia better the environment
synthetic rubber is a limited resource and natural rubber supplies cannot meet the growing demand --> need for alternative