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High density rubber compounds.

U.S. patent: 7,144,940

Issued: December 5, 2006

Inventor: Karl W. Immel

Assigned: CMI Rubber

Key Statement: A rubber compound comprising any raw rubber and a zinc oxide dispersion. The specific gravity of the compound is within the range from about 1.4 gm/cc to about 3.4 gm/cc resulting in a pliable and flexible rubber with a relatively high specific gravity.

The compound is a good alternative to metallic weights currently used in the fields of sporting goods and other manufacturing arenas.
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Title Annotation:Patent News
Author:Samples, Bob
Publication:Rubber World
Date:Mar 1, 2007
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