|Recent Improvements of Acrylic Rubbers
Manager, Polymer Research Center, Chiba Plant, Denki Kagaku Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
Nippon Gomu Kyokaishi,(2005),78(2),69-72 General Review in Japanese
Acrylic rubbers are well known in automobile industry because of their good heat resistance and oil resistance. This paper reports recent trend of acrylic rubbers reviewing past ten yearsf patents. As a new trend, the patents of acrylic rubber that have special cure site system, for example carboxyl cure site, and their curing systems are applied constantly.
By way of the example, we report new curing system and durability of acrylic rubber copolymerized from ethylene, vinyl acetate and acrylic esters.
Acrylic rubber, Patents, Automobile industry, Cure site, Curing system, Durability