Relationships between mastication conditions and rheological behavior of a natural rubber

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Dimier , François; Vergnes , Bruno; Vincent , Michel;
  • Publisher: Springer Verlag
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1007/s00397-003-0342-7
  • Subject: natural rubber | mastication | breakdown viscosity | [ SPI.MAT ] Engineering Sciences [physics]/Materials | specific | [SPI.MAT]Engineering Sciences [physics]/Materials

International audience; The mastication of natural rubber results in the shortening of the long molecular chains, which affects the viscosity of the material. Mechanical and thermo-oxidative breakdowns are the two major factors that interfere during mastication and proc... View more
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