Rubber in Changing Materials / International School of Central Switzerland (isocs)

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Rubber (sometimes called latex rubber) is the common name of a special material that can shrink and stretch. It is a polymer, and it is in the white sap inside of some kinds of plants. There is a lot of it in theHevea brasiliensis (Euphorbiaceae). People may also make artificial rubber from mineral oil. To tell if rubber is made from sap from a tree or from mineral oil, sometimes people will call the rubber from sap 'gum rubber'. Lots of things are made from rubber, like gloves, tires, plugs, and masks. (link)


How Rubber Bands Are Manufactured



Uploaded on Feb 14, 2008

The production of rubber bands, from collecting latex to the final products.


How Rubber Bands Are Manufactured


Uploaded on Feb 14, 2008
The production of rubber bands, from collecting latex to the final products.