Practical Rubber Rheology and Dynamic Properties (eBook)

Copyright: October 2023
ISBN: 9781569906187
PDF: 384 Pages
$149.99 (US)

Contents:

1 Overview of Rubber Rheology and Dynamic Property Tests
 
2 Mooney Viscometer
 
3 Capillary Rheometer
 
4 Curemeters
 
5 Viscoelastic Characterization of Rubber
 
6 Types of Rubber RPA Rheological Tests
 
7 Raw Rubber Effects on Processability
 
8 Filler Effects on Rubber Compound Processability
 
9 Measuring Quality of Mix and Processability
 
10 After-Cure Dynamic Properties
 
11 Methods for Analyzing the Cure Reaction

Description:

"Practical Rubber Rheology and Dynamic Properties" provides a unique overview of rubber rheology from a practical perspective. Written by expert authors with many years of experience in the rubber industry, it focuses on applications of rubber rheology testing to solving industrial problems, rubber compound development, predicting changes in processability in the plant, quality assurance, and research and development. However, basic principles are also covered.

Aimed at practitioners in the rubber industry, this book promotes understanding of the material to support efficient production of the high-quality rubber products demanded in today's market. It is also suitable for students and their instructors on rubber courses taught in universities.

Author Info:

Dick, J.

John Dick has over 30 years of experience in the rubber industry. He was with BF Goodrich and later Uniroyal Goodrich Tire Co. as a Section Manager and Development Scientist in R&D until 1991 when he joined Monsanto's Rubber Instruments Group (now Alpha Technologies) as a Senior Marketing Technical Service Specialist. Mr. Dick has authored over 65 journal and magazine publications and four books on rubber technology. He received the Monsanto Master Technical Service Award in 1994, the ACS Rubber Division "Best Paper Award" in 1995 and the University of Akron and University of Wisconsin Appreciation Awards in 1998 and 2005 respectively for teaching rubber compounding and testing courses in their continuing education programs. He is a Fellow in the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) receiving the Award of Merit in 1990 and Distinguished Service Award in 2005. Also he has represented the United States as a delegate to the International Standards Organization (ISO) for the last 24 years. He was appointed in 1992 to be Leader of the U.S.A. Delegation to ISO TC-45 on Rubber. He teaches seven rubber technology courses for the University of Akron and the University of Wisconsin continuing education departments. He is a member of the American Chemical Society, Society of Rheology, and ASQ with a CQE and CQA. He is also a representative to the RMA and has Recognition in Who's Who in America. Mr. Dick received his B.S. degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute in 1970 and an M.A. from the University of Akron in 1979. He is married with two children and his hobbies include photography and amateur radio.

Henry Pawlowski

Henry Pawlowski is Senior Engineer, Applications, at Alpha Technologies in Akron, OH.