polyurethane rubber

polyurethane rubber

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(organic chemistry)
A synthetic polyurethane-resin elastomer made by the reaction of a diisocyanate to a polyester (such as the glycol-adipic acid ester); has high resistance to abrasion, oil, ozone, and high temperatures. Also known as polyester rubber.
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Millathane polyurethane rubber is said to possess a combination of physical properties not found in natural or other synthetic rubbers, and is said to make a significant contribution to the high performance rubber market.
Features include multiple layers of rigid polycarbonate, plus energy-absorbing thermoplastic rubber and polyurethane rubber or elastomeric copolymer rubber to absorb shock and protect against drops and impact.
The bumpers are medium-soft, non-marking black polyurethane rubber, and the stands are stainless steel.
Tool-Temp states the new unit, manufactured in Switzerland, would suit many applications from running a small injection moulding cell to controlling the mould and tanks on a polyurethane rubber system.
Lucy was made from fibre-glass and polyurethane rubber by Crawley Creatures, a Buckinghamshire special effects company whose owner, Jez Harris, helped create the model of Jabba the Hutt in the Star Wars film Return of the Jedi.
Polyurethane rubber is a specialty rubber that finds use in many common rubber articles such as skate wheels, conveyor belts, and rubber-covered rolls.
Also available are thermoplastic membranes, such as PVC fluid-applied polyurethane rubber membranes that are brushed or sprayed on; and thermoset membranes, which are butyl rubber sheets, or EPDM.
China's demand for polyurethane rubber has grown at a fast pace in the past decade.
The contract is to provide elastic polyurethane rubber elements.
It was made from 81/1 tons of polyurethane rubber, enclosing mechanics which opened the mouth and flapped the fins and tail.
Specialty synthetic rubber, a type of rubber with special features for special purposes, mainly includes halogenated synthetic rubber, silicone rubber, rare earth rubber, acrylic rubber, fluororubber, polyurethane rubber and polysulfide rubber.