hard rubber


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hard rubber

[′härd ¦rəb·ər]
(materials)
Rubber that has been vulcanized at high temperatures and pressures to give hardness; used as an electrical insulating material and in tool handles. Also known as ebonite.
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Hard rubber was the earliest form of man-made plastic used in the industrial era with the main difference between it and regular rubber being the sulphur content.
The grips, made of hard rubber, should be checkered, but have been worn smooth, and most of the nickel finish is worn off, too.
Olt had previously made wooden calls, but because of the propensity of wood to swell, causing the call's tone to change, he settled on a new material, molded hard rubber.
Long and short legs support the mat and cause it to feel resilient although it is fabricated from hard rubber.
ACE is expanding from its 156-year-old roots in hard rubber combs to include a full line of hair, nail and skin care tools designed for today's male.
Mr Justice Girvan heard the youngsters were punched to the ground, kicked, knocked against furniture and into cupboards, or beaten with a hard rubber pipe used to herd cattle.
The plates are made of hard rubber and are coated with Kevlar to protect the lifting surface.
Players can torque a hard rubber ball out of the net at the ends of their sticks at speeds of up to 100 mph at the high school level and 110 mph at more advanced levels.
The Army's Future Combat Systems (FCS) manned ground vehicles will be equipped with hard rubber band tracks instead of metal tracks.
The hard rubber tire platform has proven reliable," says Alberico.
The 18-year-old was hit in the nose - narrowly missing his eye - by a hard rubber pellet, in Mason Avenue Park, Leamington.
For example, papermakers can now use a 5-20 P&J polyurethane roll cover where they are currently using a bone hard rubber or epoxy cover," said Merrion.