The top entries for the inaugural staging of ERJ’s new Elastomers for Sustainability initiative has now been decided by our judging panel led by leading experts in the field of polymer science & technology.
The recent IRC2019 conference and exhibition in London included a poster presentation titled Design of Safer Rubber Accelerators by R.S. Virdi and B.W. Grover of Robinson Brothers Ltd, West Bromwich, UK.
This 20-page analysis features top-level comment from a broad range of decision-makers, opinion-formers and stakeholders on issues impacting the sustainability performance of the global tire & rubber industry. This includes a series of insights into the current status and progress of the sector in terms of reducing the impact of its activities and products on people and the environment.
Fluence Analytics has developed a real-time analytics system that provides continuous measurements of critical properties during industrial and lab-scale polymerisation reactions. The company recently wrapped up a joint project with Firestone for monitoring the anionic polymerization of styrene butadiene rubber. See a full report in the Technical Papers section of the ERJ homepage.
Nippon Soda (NISSO) is advancing the chemistry and materials science around its epoxylated polybutadienes, which allow the cross-linking reaction of 1,2-vinyl groups and the ring-opening reaction of epoxy groups