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Is Rubber Natural?

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yes it is natural

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Can you mix natural rubber with nitrile rubber?

Mixing natural rubber with nitrile rubber is possible. In fact, it is quite common to mix natural rubber with other kinds of rubbers.

How is natural rubber produced?

See topic "rubber" in wikipedia. Natural rubber comes from the sap of the rubber tree.

What the solubility of epoxidized natural rubber?

epoxidised natural rubber

Is a natural rubber more elastic than a synthetic rubber?

natural rubber is more elastic than synthetic rubber

How do rubber trees turn into natural rubber?

Wikipedia has a good article about rubber natural rubber. see the related link.

What Synthetic rubber has different monomers than natural rubber.?

synthetic rubber has different monomers than natural rubber.

What do you do to get rubber from a rubber tree?

Natural rubber is created from the sap of the Rubber Tree. In fact, that is the only thing needed from the tree to produce natural rubber.

Is rubber a natural resource?

I need to know if it is for a project yes Well actually yes and no> There is Natural rubber and there is Synthetic Rubber. synthetic rubber is what is now used for car tires because it is stronger than Natural Rubber. Natural Rubber used to be used as car tires until there was synthetic rubber.

Are there any brands of auto tires out there that use Natural rubber?

There is no such thing as a natural rubber, rubber is man made.

How does natural rubber become useful?

natural rubber can become useful when heated with sulfur and turned into vulacanized rubber. Vulcanized rubber has many uses as it is stronger. Vulcanized rubber is used in car tyres as natural rubber (un-vulcanized) would just wear off straight away. Erasers are natural rubber and wear quickly.

Is nitrile a natural rubber?

No nitrile rubber is a synthetic rubber polymer

What is natural rubber?

Natural rubber, or gum rubber, is made from latex. A LOT of rubber available today is synthetic, made from petroleum. And a large amount of the gum rubber contains a percentage of synthetic rubber.

Why does natural and synthetic rubber have different properties?

because humans cannot make synthetic rubber exactly the same as natural rubber.

What are some examples of natural rubber?

Rubber Tree

Difference between recycled rubber and synthetic rubber?

recycled rubber is a re-used natural product. Synthetic rubber is a man made product that is similar to natural rubber, but is made by humans.

If rubber is a natural product is it biodegradable?

Natural rubber itself is readily biodegradable and non-toxic

Where can you get rubber?

The rubber that comes from oil is called 'synthetic rubber'. The rubber that comes from trees is called 'natural rubber'.

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Is natural rubber a natural polymer?

yes it is.

What is the source of natural rubber?

The major commercial source of natural rubber latex is the Pará rubber tree. It is a member of the spurge family which is Euphorbiaceae.

The world's largest natural rubber producers are?

Thailand is the leading producer of natural rubber and followed by Indonesia....

Is ruber an element?

Rubber is a natural organic compound. Chemical name for natural rubber is sis-polyisoprene.

What is use of using vulcanized rubbers but not natural rubber?

Vulcanized rubber has disulfide crosslinks and is hard and strong.Natural rubber has no crosslinks and is soft and weak.

Is rubber an element?

no, both natural and synthetic rubber are polymers

How is synthetic rubber like natural rubber?

they are elastic and stretchy