English Abstract
Rubber Compounding and Processing Aid
Takeshi OHNUKI
Kawaguchi Chemical Industry Corporation, Japan Research and Development Division, Kawaguchi, Saitama, Japan
Nippon Gomu Kyokaishi,(2009),82(2),50-55 General Review in Japanese

The manufacturing processes of the rubber products are complicated, and the importance of processing aids improving the processability is increased. The function of the processing aids, fatty acid derivatives, is mainly based on lubricity.
It would be affected by a kind of rubber and/or ingredients. This text explains the function and the usage of the processing aids in the order of the rubber processes. In addition, it introduces new processing aids that bring about other function than lubrication.

Processing Aid, Lubricant, Dispersion, Mold Release, Peptizer