Asked in History of Asia
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. ...
Asked in Chemistry
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....
Asked in Science
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. ...
Asked in Organic Chemistry
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. ...