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Rubber

The Radia® rubber grade fatty acids are ideal for use in the tire and SBR industries. As a soap, the grades increase the vulcanization speed.

Vulcanisation is a crosslinking process in which individual molecules of a polymer are converted into a 3- dimensional network of interconnected polymer chains through a chemical crosslink. After vulcanization the SBR rubber is cross-linked, resulting in a polymer with high resilience, abrasion resistance, flex-fatigue, high elasticity and low swelling.

Depending on the different end qualities and the different processes at our customers, Oleon has developed different qualities.

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Product Name Description Chemical Name Remarkssort descending
Radiacid 0444
. Mixed rubber grade stearic acid Function: Increases the vulcanization speed in SBR rubbers