Technology

Ansell introduces new glove for chemical environments

December 30, 2015
Ansell introduces new glove for chemical environments

Ansell launched the new AlphaTec 58-128, a light duty glove with optimal performance and flexibility for workers exposed to irritant contact fluids found in the workplace. The AlphaTec 58-128 is designed with Thin Nitrile Technology to provide a barrier for…

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Yokohama Rubber launches heat-resistant fabric belt

December 29, 2015
Yokohama Rubber launches heat-resistant fabric belt

The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., announced that from October it began marketing its new “High-Heat Resistant MJ Fabric Belt” for use with conveyor belts featuring mechanical joints (MJ). The new product provides heat resistance at very high temperatures, a crucial…

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FMI launches smart system to produce silicone medical devices

December 11, 2015
FMI launches smart system to produce silicone medical devices

Medical silicone supplier FMI launched the FMI iQ, a system which links real-time production data with performance metrics, quality data, employee training, and continuous improvement and risk management tools. The FMI iQ system was created to harness and integrate the…

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Yokohama creates latest simulation technology for rubber

December 7, 2015
Yokohama creates latest simulation technology for rubber

Japanese tyre maker Yokohama Rubber Co (YRC)has developed a simulation technology for multi-objective design exploration of rubber materials. The new technology was developed to support innovative thinking about rubber material design, including creating tyres that meet the highest standards in…

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Scientists develop new stretchable rubber keyboard

December 1, 2015
Scientists develop new stretchable rubber keyboard

Scientists have developed a soft, flexible and stretchable keyboard using a type of rubber known as a dielectric elastomer that can be wrapped around any object. “Imagine a world where you drop something, and it bounces back without any damage.…

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Genomatica and Braskem produced renewable butadiene

November 30, 2015
Genomatica and Braskem produced renewable butadiene

Genomatica and Braskem have been successfully producing butadiene at lab scale since June 2015, using their direct, bio-based process. The companies are jointly developing a commercial process for the on-purpose production of butadiene made from renewable feedstocks, as announced in…

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New Balance to launch first 3D printed running shoe

November 24, 2015
New Balance to launch first 3D printed running shoe

New Balance will be launching the first high performance running shoe with a 3D printed midsole. Through an exclusive collaboration with 3D Systems and their newly developed elastomeric powder, DuraForm Flex TPU, New Balance has made significant advancements in the…

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Nusil launches strongest silicone elastomer

November 17, 2015
Nusil launches strongest silicone elastomer

With a tensile strength of up to 50% greater than existing silicone elastomers on the market, NuSil Technology’s High Strength Silicone paves the way for significant advancements in medical device design and performance. NuSil’s new platinum-cure silicone elastomers provide device…

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Lehigh Technologies awarded for sustainable technology

November 11, 2015
Lehigh Technologies awarded for sustainable technology

Specialty chemicals company Lehigh Technologies won the iChemE Global Award for Sustainable Technology. The company produces micronized rubber powders (MRP) and was recognized for its submission, “Micronized rubber powder – green for free.” In its submission, the company detailed how…

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New technology converts waste rubber to energy storage material

November 2, 2015
New technology converts waste rubber to energy storage material

A new invention developed at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) converts waste rubber into a valuable energy storage material. The technology turns rubber sources such as tyres into carbon black composites through a proprietary pretreatment process…

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International Rubber Prices
(as of 19, February 2018)

Monthly The prices shown above do not include VAT @4% on purchase and expenses towards packing, transportation, warehousing  and other incidentals


Source: India Rubber Board

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