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What is silicone rubber

What is silicone rubber?

1 June 2022

Silicone has – in contrast to rubber – an indivisible structure. The shape of silicon rubber does not change under the influence… Read more

What is a rubber fender

What is a rubber fender?

1 June 2022

The word ‘fender’ comes from the English verb ‘to fend off’, which means to ward off, and is used in the shipping… Read more

What is natural rubber? | RIS Rubber

What is natural rubber?

7 April 2021

What is naturel rubber? Natural rubber is a product from nature, produced from the latex or sap extracted from the tree Hevea… Read more

What is EPDM? | RIS Rubber

What is EPDM?

7 April 2021

What is EPDM? EPDM stands for Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer, and the name EPDM rubber is used for a group of synthetic… Read more

What is NBR? | RIS Rubber

What is NBR?

7 April 2021

What is NBR? NBR (Nitrile Butadiene Rubber) is a synthetic rubber in which butadiene is the main constituent, with acrylonitrile as an… Read more

What is FKM? | RIS Rubber

What is FKM?

7 April 2021

What is FKM? FKM rubber is also known as fluoride rubber or Viton, a well-known trade name for FKM rubber registered by… Read more

What is SBR? | RIS Rubber

What is SBR?

7 April 2021

What is SBR? SBR stands for Styrene Butadiene Rubber; this is the oldest and most widely-used kind of synthetic rubber in the… Read more

Why do seals contain rubber? | RIS Rubber

Why do seals contain rubber?

6 April 2021

Why do sealing components contain rubber? Many machines and installations in a variety of industries would be useless without rubber seals. One… Read more