English Abstract

Industrial Synthetic Method of the Rubbers
6. Acrylic Rubber

Zeon Corporation, Research and Development Center, Elastomer Laboratory, Kawasaki city, Kanagawa, Japan
Nippon Gomu Kyokaishi,(2016),89(1),10-15 General Review in Japanese

Acrylic rubbers (ACM) obtained by co-polymerization of some acrylic monomers are known as specialty rubbers, which are classified as high temperature and oil resistant rubbers. Acrylic rubbers are widely used in the automotive industry such as materials for seal, hose, and so on. In this paper, synthetic method and basic properties of acrylic rubbers produced industrially are reported.

Keywords: Acrylic Rubber, Industrial Synthetic Method, Emulsion Polymerization, Cure Site, Cure Agent, Curing System