Subsequent tests by Monash University showed that the shoes were treated with a fungicide and rubber accelerator
which was released when the shoes came into contact with water.
The rubber accelerator
, in larger than normal quantities, could cause a reaction between the various chemicals in the hand grip, leading to the production of zinc bis which causes the rubber grips to turn white.
Trimene Base curing agent is a high-temperature rubber accelerator
with a medium to long vulcanization rate in solid rubber.
The formation of nitrosamines is dependent upon the secondary amine that is given off by the break-up of the rubber accelerator
being volatile enough to come out of the rubber compound and react with NOx in the air.
Vanax 196S is a non-nitrosoamine forming thiophosphate natural rubber accelerator
with improved reversion resistance, according to company's technical data.
18) PPT-ACP: A new non-nitrosamine generating rubber accelerator
For the compounds of table 2 the conventional natural rubber accelerator
DBBS was incorporated.
While questions of rubber accelerator
toxicity have been with us since the use of aniline in 1906, the rubber industry has generally responded to alleviate these issues.
Spence was noted for his work in anilines as rubber accelerators
and for his work with guayule rubber as a substitute for para rubber.
The business group has made other recent upgrades to its production capabilities, including process controls upgrades for the group's Cure-Rite[R] line of rubber accelerators