English Abstract

Analysis and Evaluation of the Rubber or Elastomer

Hiroyuki ONTSUKA
Chemicals Evaluation and Research Institute, Nagoya, Japan, Nagoya-shi, Aichi, Japan
Nippon Gomu Kyokaishi,(2017),90(12),545-549 General Review in Japanese

Rubber and elastomer products are used as functional parts and are used in many electronic equipments or automobiles. The manufacturer of the rubber and elastomer products evaluates those materials in the point of view of materials development, development of products, cause investigation of the product troubles.
In market transactions, product certification, performance indication, etc. are necessary, which is a measure of cost/purchase availability. The user is evaluating product confirmation, product abnormality, cause investigation for trouble occurrence, and so on.
In this way, rubber products need to be evaluated in various situations throughout their lives from raw materials to disposal.

Keywords: Chemical Analysis, Qualitative Analysis, Quantitative Analysis, Physical Property, Compounding Design, Product Design