ABOUT THIS LESSON: Material Science, Rubber

Lesson 26 of 33. This lesson provides an overview of natural and synthetic rubber. Various synthetic rubbers are described.

Knowledge Check:
What is the vulcanization process?
Name three synthetic rubbers.
What rubber is found in chewing gum?
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Theodore Miner has a B.S. degree in Physics and a degree in Electronics. He has worked for many years in the area of Industrial Control systems. His work involves evaluating materials and components used in electronic systems and performing failure analysis on control systems. His hobbies include tinkering with microcontroller home projects and ham radio.