One: Classification of rubber
1. According to the source and method of raw materials
Rubber can be divided into two categories: natural rubber and synthetic rubber. Among them, the consumption of natural rubber accounts for 1/3, and the consumption of synthetic rubber accounts for 2/3.
2. According to the appearance of rubber
Rubber can be divided into four categories: solid rubber (also known as dry rubber), emulsion rubber (referred to as latex), liquid rubber and powder rubber.
3. According to the performance and use of rubber
In addition to natural rubber, synthetic rubber can be divided into general synthetic rubber, semi-general synthetic rubber, special synthetic rubber and special synthetic rubber.
4. According to the physical form of rubber
Rubber can be divided into hard rubber and soft rubber, raw rubber and compound rubber, etc.
According to the type of rubber and cross-linking form, in industrial use, rubber can be classified as follows.
According to the functions of heat and oil resistance, it can be divided into ordinary rubber, heat-resistant rubber, oil-resistant rubber, weather-resistant rubber, and special chemical-medium-resistant rubber.