rubber fiber

rubber fiber

[′rəb·ər ′fī·bər]
(materials)
A fiber composed of natural or synthetic rubber; used to make elastic yarn for clothing.
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Zunfeng Liu, a materials scientist at the University of Texas at Dallas, and colleagues stretched a 2-millimeter-diameter rubber fiber to about 15 times its original length and wrapped it in conductive sheets of carbon nanotubes (SN: 12/4/10, p.
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The rubber fiber mixture was ground and then mixed with a dilute sodium hydroxide system.
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In the production of chemically crosslinked rubber fibers, the rubber is crosslinked after extrusion which results in comparatively low spinning speeds and limitations with respect to fiber diameter.