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Course Postgraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code CHM874
Subject Title Rubber Technology

Syllabus

Introduction to Rubbers and elastomers; Manufacture, structure, properties and applications of Natural Rubber, Synthetic rubbers like SBR, Butyl rubber, EPDM, Hypalon, nitrile rubber etc; Chemistry and technology of rubber vulcanization; Rubber compounding, additives used in rubber compounding; General compound design, kinetics of vulcanization; Assessment of curing; Compression, transfer, extrusion, calendering and injection moulding of rubbers; Manufacturing and testing of rubber products.

Text Books
  1. Maurice Morton, Rubber Technology, Academic Publishers, 2010
  2. C M Blow, Rubber Technology and Manufacture, Butterworth-Heinmann, 2nd Edition, 1982.
  3. Werner Hoffmann, Rubber Technology Handbook, HANSER Publishers, 1989
References
  1. Bredan Rodgers, Rubber Compounding Chemistry and Application, CRC Press; 1st ed. 2004
  2. G. S. Whitby, Synthetic Rubber, Wiley, New York, 1954
  3. John S. Dick, R. A. Annicelli, Rubber Technology: Compounding and Testing for Performance, Hanser Publishers, 2001