Rubber industry and robber processing technology have a long history. Many books were written relating to this area. However, most of these books tend to concentrate on chemistry and physics of natural and synthetic rubbers or on the nature of rubber compounds rather than on processing science and technology.
On the other hand, books emphasizing processing technology tend to be qualitative without taking quantitative methods and modeling aspects into account.
This book represents the first complete summary of rubber processing. It critically discusses the development of rubber process technology and also provides a fundamental understanding of all theoretical and experimental aspects of rubber processing and engineering, including flow simulation.
Unique in that it presents a detailed treatment of many areas never combined before, the book presents rubber materials, technological development of mixing, extrusion, calendering and mending, flow simulation of mixing, extrusion, calendering, and molding.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Overview and Rubber Materials - Flow Characteristics - Internal Mixers and Mixing - Continuous Mixers - Extrusion: Screw Pumps - Extrusion: Dies and Post Die Equipment - Calendering - Molding