Rubber manufacturer improves dynamic properties of elastomer
Working with Haydale, Martin’s Rubber has developed the compound by replacing some of the existing filler system with Haydale’s HDPlas™ carbon nanotubes. The result is the ability to reduce the weight of the final product, increase the elongation to break, increase tensile modulus and load deflection characteristics, as well as improving tear resistance.
This development in using nanomaterials in combination with rubber will allow engineers to tailor a material that can work with oils and in high ozone environments but combine this with excellent damping properties, allowing for a much more versatile option in terms of designing finished parts and selecting the most appropriate material for the application.
The project aim was to enhance the dynamic properties of a rubber compound by substituting a portion of the current filler system with Haydale’s HDPlas® functionalised nanomaterials. A selection of nanomaterials and HDPlas® functionalisations were assessed for performance improvements in different elastomers.
As the filler was substituted with HDPlas® nanomaterials, the modulus and elongation at break increased. Tensile and tear strength increased at higher substitution and density, as measured by specific gravity, reduced with substitution. All whilst maintaining hardness and resistance to compression.
In addition to the mechanical performance improvements, the electrical and dynamic properties of the rubber compound were also enhanced. The array of elastomers
produced ranged from resistive to conductive, and the damping characteristics were also improved, as shown through an increase in tan delta.
With the increase in elastomer properties shown through these trials, a range of benefits can be realised: Stronger and more lightweight rubber parts, improved part manufacturing and increased electrical and dynamic performance.
The uplift in other physical properties, as a result of the introduction of nanomaterials, means that parts may now be either smaller in size than previously designed for an application, or will be able to dissipate more force, providing potential cost- and weight-savings.
Martin’s Rubber uses the entire range of thermoset elastomers, from natural through to fluorocarbon rubber. The business is dedicated to developing new technologies, and utilising emerging technologies, to increase the options available, for optimum performance in application.
Press enquires: firstname.lastname@example.org
A long established business rubber manufacturer
As a multi faceted, long established manufacturing business there are many aspects about us that make Martins Rubber unique, such as our product, industry and process capabilities. However there are many other elements to the enterprise that is Martins, and our long history, experience and ethics all go towards setting the standards we expect of ourselves, and the way in which we deal with our customers, suppliers and staff.
Martin’s is a third generation family-owned business set in the heart of Southampton, close to the dockyards that were such a key factor in the early growth of the Company over 150 years ago.
Unit 12, Swordfish Business Park
Off Higgins Lane
Martin's Rubber Company Ltd
This release was published on openPR.
Permanent link to this press release:
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.
You can edit or delete your press release Rubber manufacturer improves dynamic properties of elastomer here
News-ID: 1031428 • Views: 374
More Releases for Martin’s
Rubber Tracks for Defense & Security Market in APC Region is Projected to Grow S …
Rubber Tracks for Defense & Security Market Report added by Global Market Insights, Inc. offers industry size, share, growth, trends and forecast analysis up to 2025. The market report also covers top key players, porters five forces analysis and market segmentation in detail. This report examines the global Rubber Tracks for Defense & Security market and provides information regarding the revenue for the period 2019 to 2025. Based on application, the
Military Rubber Tracks Market Outlook to 2027 – Technic, TGL SP Industries, CO …
The "Global Military Rubber Tracks Market Analysis to 2027" is a specialized and in-depth study of the Military Rubber Tracks industry with a focus on the global market trend. Military rubber tracks are offered for armored vehicles applications which significantly increases the performance of vehicles with high acceleration and speed. Also, rubber tracks reduces degree of weight. Reduced weight of tracks, enables vehicle designers to add more and more mission-critical components
Global Neoprene Rubber Market 2018: Key Players – DuPont, LANXESS, Tosoh, Show …
Summary WiseGuyReports.com adds “Neoprene Rubber Market 2018 Global Analysis, Growth, Trends and Opportunities Research Report Forecasting to 2023” reports to its database. This report provides in depth study of “Neoprene Rubber Market” using SWOT analysis i.e. Strength, Weakness, Opportunities and Threat to the organization. The Neoprene Rubber Market report also provides an in-depth survey of key players in the market which is based on the various objectives of an organization such as
Global Sponge Rubber Market Major Growth Player’s are- RubberMill, GCP Industr …
Scope of the Report: This report focuses on the Sponge Rubber in global market, especially in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America, Middle East and Africa. This report categorizes the market based on manufacturers, regions, types and applications. The Global Sponge Rubber market 2018 research provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. The Global Sponge Rubber market analysis is provided for the international
Paul Martin’s® American Bistro Supports Local Farms and Purveyors
In keeping with their mission “From the Market by the Season" Paul Martin’s® American Bistro has always stocked their kitchen and bar with fresh, local & sustainable goods. These dedicated restaurateurs haven’t simply relied on their original list of purveyors to provide the foundation of their seasonal menus. Instead, they have supported local purveyors and sustainable farming through active participation in organizations like PlacerGrown and American Farmland Trust and
Paul Martin’s American Bistros to Participate in National Dine Out for Farms W …
El Segundo and Roseville, CA – From October 16-22, both Paul Martin’s American Bistro locations will be participating in the Dine Out for Farms™, a nationwide event organized by American Farmland Trust. This worthwhile opportunity is designed to educate diners about the importance of farms and raise funds to save farmland. The mantra of “Eat organic. Believe in sustainable. Buy local. Love fresh,” says it all for the restaurants. “We are